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Buford Christmas celebration around the corner

BUFORD — The city of Buford will host its Holiday Festival and Parade this coming weekend.

With festivities from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, the event will include stage performances, vendors, giveaways and “holiday treats.” It will be staged in downtown Buford at the corner of Main and S. Hill streets.

The parade will begin at promptly 11 a.m. and start at Tannery Row. Stage performances begin at 12:30 p.m.

Last year, the event had nearly 4,000 attendees, including 1,000 parade participants, 300 school children and local artists performing and more than 75 vendors.

Presented by the Buford Business Alliance, the event is coordinated by Oakwood Occasions. For more information, go to visitbuford.com.