Altoona Christmas Parade
Altoona is welcoming this holiday season with community merriment! The 2013 Altoona Christmas Parade will display colorful floats, classic cars, marching bands, costumed characters, and mascots, including the University of Alabama’s Big Al and the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile. Jeff Cook of Alabama will serve as grand Marshall along with Beason Cornelius, a young boy who recently had a liver transplant. The nearly 150 parade entries will roll through the streets of Altoona on Friday, December. 6th at 7 p.m. There is no entry fee and, entrants can throw candy. To take part, call the Altoona City Hall at 205-589-2311.