(The Imperial Valley Holiday Parade Season begins Friday night)....The Naval Air Facility El Centro will hold their annual Holiday Parade.

It starts at 7:00 pm Friday evening. The Navy Base invites residents to join the Sailors and their families for the seasonal event. They expect around 25 floats, marching bands, a classic car club, civic agencies, local businesses and the world famous 501st SAtar Wars costume group participating in the parade. KXO Radio's Gene Brister returns as the parade's premier announcer. Gates open at 6:00 pm and families are encouraged to bring their own chairs. Food and beveradges will be available for sale, credit or debit cards only. When arriving be ready to present drivers license, proof of insurance. Vehicles are also subject to searches at any time during their visit.