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    Friday, March 01, 2024

    Bulbs galore: Niantic Light Parade returns Saturday

    Niantic Light Parade takes place Saturday. (Submitted)
    Niantic Light Parade takes place Saturday. (Submitted)

    Lights! Cameras! Floats!

    It’s time for one of the most popular events in East Lyme, the Niantic Light Parade. It’s been going on for — can it be? — 35 years.

    You know the drill: Line Main Street and part of Pennsylvania Avenue to watch a procession of people who have creatively decorated floats, cars, and even themselves with lights.

    It’s always a fun, festive night — hey, there’s a reason the parade has been a tradition for so long. Bring your camera because there are inevitably floats you want to capture for posterity.

    Niantic Light Parade, 6 p.m. Saturday, starts at corner of Columbus Avenue and Main Street, travels down Main and onto Pennsylvania Avenue, ending at Grand Street.

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