The Town of Erwin Christmas Parade is being held tonight at 7.
There is a homemade float contest planned, with a cash prize for first place.
There are a total of 78 entries, many of which have multiple vehicles; for a grand total of 219 participants.
In celebration of its 75th anniversary, the Erwin Fire Department will act as grand marshal.
Parade entries will begin to gather at 6 p.m.
The route begins on 10th Street, travels up Denim Drive to the Erwin Fire Department and takes a right down 13th Street into the mill parking lot on J Street.
For the first time, there will be bagpipe players following the lead Erwin Police car.
There will also be a few vendors, the snow machine will be set up and Santa Claus will be in the Santa House after the parade.
— Shaun Savarese