No Christmas Parade

Britton’s Christmas Parade has been cancelled.

In lieu of the parade on Saturday, Dec. 5, the Britton Area Chamber of Commerce will be hold a Virtual Christmas Decorating Contest for local businesses.

Decorate your storefront, business sign, work truck, or anything that represents your business and then share a picture on the Chamber Facebook page. The picture with the most likes wins $50 in Britton Bucks and second place receives $25.

Other Chamber activities include the Silver Bell hunt. The first clue will be on Facebook on Friday with subsequent clues on Facebook and in the Journal each Wednesday. Whoever finds the bell will receive $100 in Britton Bucks.

A Parade of Trees is planned at the Britton Area Event Center. Anyone wishing to decorate an artificial tree may put it up beginning the day after thanksgiving and must take it down the week after New Year’s. The public will vote on the best tree with $50 going to the winner and $25 to second place. To reserve a spot call Lacey Hagen at 605-949-2208.

Elk on a Shelf: Britton Style will happen throughout December. Businesses will hide an elf in their business or provide clues on Facebook with the first to locate the elf receiving a prize.

Wishful Wednesdays will be held each Wednesday in December. Residents are asked to share a picture or comment on the Chamber Facebook page of items on their wish lists at local businesses. A random drawing winner will receive $25 in Britton Bucks.

Marshall County Journal

PO Box 69, Britton, SD 57430
Phone: (605) 448-2281
Fax: (605) 448-2282