Christmas is coming to Vinton with a variety of holiday events scheduled for Friday, Dec. 6. The Christmas Parade kicks off the festivities at 5 p.m. 
The parade will start at City Hall and proceed south to Vinton High School where the Vinton Elementary PTO will host a Cajun Christmas celebration. The community is invited to come dressed in Cajun attire and take pictures with Santa Claus. There will be a gumbo cook-off and activities for the children.
For more information call (337) 217-4520 or the Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention and Visitors Bureau at (337) 436-9588 or visit