PRICHARD, Ala. (WALA) - The City of Prichard has announced the cancellation of its annual Christmas Parade.

The parade was was originally scheduled for Saturday, December 5, 2020.

Officials say they are acting out of an abundance of caution in light of the surge of COVID-19 cases in Mobile County.

In spite of the parade cancellation, officials confirmed that a tree lighting ceremony will take place Friday, December 4 at 6:30 p.m.

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