The Iowa Women's League presents the Christmas in the Park Saturday, Dec. 7 kicking off with a parade at 4 p.m.
The parade will begin at the Iowa VF Mall and travel along Thomson Avenue ending at the Iowa City Park.

The annual Christmas in the Park will be held at the Lawrence Toups Memorial Park Pavilion, at 5 p.m. with area churches and schools participating.  Cookies and soft drinks will be served along with a chili cook-off. The program will include a Christmas concert with performances by local choirs, the lighting of the Christmas tree and Santa will make an appearance.

There will also be decorated Christmas tree displays created by various organizations available to view throughout the month of December from 5-11 p.m. at the Lawrence Toups Memorial Park Pavilion.
For more information, call (337) 582-1599 or the Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention and Visitors Bureau at (337) 436-9588 or visit