|Christmas elves were busy in High St|
last night, placing Christmas trees at the
base of some of the banner poles.
The direction of the parade has been reversed for this year's event, meaning a change to the schedule of road closures.
The parade will now start from the police station end of High St, rather than the traditional kick-off point in Circle St.
Bathurst St will be closed between Pioneer Ave and High St from 10am-2.30pm.
High St will be closed from Bathurst St to Stephen St from 10am-2.30pm.
High St will be closed from Stephen St to Richmond St from 11.30am-1.30pm, including access from Charles St, Burnett St and Circle St.
The council advises that vehicles parked in High St at the time of the road closures may not be able to be moved until the completion of the parade. Parking restrictions will apply in Bathurst St between Pioneer Ave and High St.
"Residents and road users affected by this event are asked to make allowances for interruptions and delays while the parade is being held. Council apologises for any inconvenience caused during this time," council general manager Greg Winton said.
The parade starts at noon, progressing up High St to Circle St and back down again.