Coatesville Christmas Parade cancelled due to poor weather

Due to forecasts of inclement weather, the Coatesville Christmas Parade, scheduled for Saturday — has been cancelled. According to the National Weather Service, the forecast called for high winds and steady rain throughout the day. Due to notice requirements of Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) (Lincoln Highway is a state highway), the parade cannot be rescheduled for this year,...

What To Do: Christmas parades spark holiday events

By Denny Dyroff,  Entertainment Editor, The Times  Coatesville Christmas Parade The Christmas holiday season has many annual traditions – holiday lights and decorations, mistletoe, manger scenes, caroling, elaborate Christmas tree, visits by Santa Claus, gift exchanges, holiday train excursions…and Christmas parades. Two of the best parades in the area are scheduled for this weekend – the...

Coatesville Christmas Parade is bigger than ever, slated for Dec. 3

The Coatesville Christmas Parade is scheduled for Dec. 3. Photo by Robert O. WilliamsThe Williams Group Once again this year, Chester County’s largest hometown parade, the Coatesville Christmas Parade, takes place down the historic Lincoln Highway, on Dec. 3, at 10:00 a.m. Conceived back in the 1950s, the Parade has been a tradition ever since that time. Last year, over 160 plus entries graced...

Coatesville Christmas Parade slated for Dec. 3

Once again this year, Chester County’s largest hometown parade, the Coatesville Christmas Parade, takes place down the historic Lincoln Highway, on Dec. 3, 2022. Originally a community project in the 1950s, the parade was then taken up by the Jaycees back in the 1970s, but leadership disbanded a decade later. In the early 1990’s, missing the spectacle and sense of community spirit the...

What To Do: Loads of fun holiday events this weekend

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times  Coatesville Christmas Parade The Christmas holiday season has many annual traditions – holiday lights and decorations, mistletoe, manger scenes, caroling, elaborate Christmas tree, visits by Santa Claus, gift exchanges, holiday train excursions…and Christmas parades. One of the best parades in the area is scheduled for this weekend – the...

What To Do: Christmas celebrations kick into high gear

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times The Coatesville Christmas Parade The Coatesville Christmas Parade is a cherished area holiday tradition. The event, which is Chester County’s largest hometown parade, will be held on December 7 in downtown Coatesville. The festive annual parade (http://coatesvillechristmasparade.com) will get underway at 10 a.m. with Strode Avenue and Lincoln Highway...

Coatesville Christmas Parade is back and bigger than ever on Dec. 7

Mummer’s String Band along the Lincoln HIghway in Coatesville,PAImage by: Robert O. Williams/ The Williams Group COATESVILLE — Once again this year, Chester County’s largest hometown parade, down the historic Lincoln Highway, takes place on Dec. 7, 2019.  The Coatesville Christmas Parade, a holiday classic, begins at 10:00 a.m. starting at Strode Avenue and Lincoln Highway, and...

What To Do: Santa hits area for local parades

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times The Coatesville Christmas Parade The Coatesville Christmas Parade is a cherished area holiday tradition. The event, which is Chester County’s largest hometown parade, will be held on December 1 in downtown Coatesville. The festive annual parade (http://coatesvillechristmasparade.com) will get underway at 10 a.m. with Strode Avenue and Lincoln Highway...

What To Do: The Coatesville Christmas Parade

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times The Coatesville Christmas Parade The Coatesville Christmas Parade, a holiday classic that is Chester County’s largest hometown parade, will be held on December 2 in downtown Coatesville. The festive annual parade will get underway at 10 a.m. with Strode Avenue and Lincoln Highway as its starting point. The parade will conclude at the performing and judging...