In wake of Waukesha tragedy, Janesville parade to proceed as planned

Waukesha Graphic

JANESVILLE, Wis. – Janesville’s Jolly Jingle Holiday Light Parade will proceed as planned, the city announced Friday.

The parade is scheduled for Saturday, December 4, at 6 p.m. Plans for the event were reevaluated after the tragedy at the Waukesha Christmas Parade.

Officials said they are working with the Janesville Police Department to ensure the safety of the event.

Janesville is one of multiple local areas that have elected to continue with planned holiday parades.

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