Streets to be closed for Festival of Trees Parade

Several major downtown Red Deer roads will be closed for several hours Tuesday evening as the Biggest Tree Festival and Christmas Parade rolls out.

Several major downtown Red Deer roads will be closed for several hours Tuesday evening as the Biggest Tree Festival and Christmas Parade rolls out.

The closure will begin at 4:30 p.m. and run until 8 p.m.

Ross Street will be closed between 47th Avenue and 48th Avenue from 4:30 p.m. until 7 p.m.

Meanwhile, 48th Avenue will be closed between 49th Street and Ross Street from 6:15 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Ross Street will be closed between 48th Avenue and 49th Avenue from 6:15 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Spectators are reminded that parking is free downtown after 5 p.m.

Drivers are encouraged to avoid Ross Street during this time and to slow down when negotiating construction areas.