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The 66th annual Huntington Fire Prevention Parade

HUNTINGTON -- The 66th annual Huntington Fire Prevention Parade is Monday, Oct. 7. Do you plan on going or want to participate? Here's everything you need to know:

PARKING: "No parking between the hours of 5 p.m. and 10 p.m." will be posted on 4th Avenue between 7th Street and Hal Greer Boulevard.

ROAD CLOSURES: 4th Avenue between 7th Street and Hal Greer Boulevard will be closed from 5 to no later than 10 p.m.

PARADE LINEUP: Parade participants will be asked to line up beginning at 6 p.m. between 12th Street and Hal Greer Boulevard.

PARADE ROUTE: The parade will begin at 7 p.m. at 12th Street and 4th Avenue and proceed west on 4th Avenue to 8th Street.

THEME: The theme of this year's parade is “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape, Plan and Practice Your Escape” to promote the importance of households developing and practicing a home fire escape plan.

RULES: In the interest of safety, parade participants will be prohibited from throwing candy. However, a representative for each parade participant will be allowed to walk along the sides of the street and hand out candy to children.

HOW TO BECOME A PARTICIPANT: Contact Carolyn Wright at 304-696-5950 or email wrightc@huntingtonwv.gov.