Big holiday parades off the table for Memphis – and you know why

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 24, 2020 3:08 PM CT | Published: November 23, 2020 4:55 PM CT
<strong>A cheerleading squad does a routine during the Whitehaven Christmas Parade on Nov. 23, 2019. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year&rsquo;s parade has been canceled. But WMC-TV Channel 5 will air an edited version of the 2019 parade on Saturday, Nov. 28.</strong> (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian file)

A cheerleading squad does a routine during the Whitehaven Christmas Parade on Nov. 23, 2019. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s parade has been canceled. But WMC-TV Channel 5 will air an edited version of the 2019 parade on Saturday, Nov. 28. (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian file)

Concerns about the spread of the coronavirus forced organizers to cancel the Whitehaven Christmas Parade and the Memphis Holiday Parade.

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Linda A. Moore

Linda A. Moore

Linda A. Moore covers education, South Memphis and Whitehaven. A native of South Memphis, Linda has covered news in Memphis and Shelby County for more than 20 years and was formerly a reporter with The Commercial Appeal.


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