Ocala residents getting ready for weekend parade
Seventy thousand people are expected to line up on East Silver Springs Boulevard in Ocala tomorrow for the 63rd annual Christmas Parade. Marion County Schools Public Relations officer Kevin Christian says approximately 120 units, including floats, marching bands and community groups will take part in the parade.
He says he saw chairs being put up along the parade route last week and advises those going to get there early.
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