Wheeling Fantasy in Lights Parade

Perkins Restaurant & Bakery Fantasy In Lights Parade Goes Blue and Gold

The Wheeling Area Chamber of Commerce is kicking of this year’s Perkins Restaurant & Bakery Fantasy in Lights Parade with a bang — the WVU Marching Band. The parade is Friday, Nov. 18 starting on Market Street in Center Wheeling. The 400-plus member marching band will perform at 6:30 ...

Star Wars Re-Enactors Ready To Battle

The force will be with the 2016 Perkins Restaurant & Bakery Fantasy in Lights Parade in downtown Wheeling on Friday as members of Garrison Corellia, a part of the 501st Legion premier Imperial Star Wars costuming club, brings their characters to life. This Star Wars re-enactment group ...

Nutcrackers to Usher in Holidays

Steubenville — Nutcrackers — a staple of every Christmas holiday season — will be a fun addition to this year’s 2016 Perkins Restaurant & Bakery Fantasy in Lights Parade on Friday. Thanks to a collaboration between Historic Fort Steubenville and Nelson’s of Steubenville, a large ...

Teachers of the Year Have Place of Honor in Parade

By HEATHER ZIEGLER Associate City Editor WHEELING — Three Ohio County public school teachers named the 2016 Teachers of the Year, will be featured in this year’s Perkins Restaurant and Bakery Fantasy in Lights Parade on Nov. 18. The teachers include April Branstetter from Wheeling ...

Zeakes, Monroe to Serve As Parade Marshals

WHEELING — Two local personalities — each known for their longevity in their professional fields — will be honored as this year’s parade marshals for 2016 Perkins Restaurant & Bakery Fantasy in Lights Parade on Friday night in downtown Wheeling. TONI ZEAKES Toni Zeakes, who ...

New Zooperstars Will Entertain During Parade

WHEELING — What is 9 feet tall, can dance like a pro and bring smiles to the faces of all ages? It is a member of the Zooperstars, of course. These larger than life inflatable animalistic superstars share their fun and lively antics for parades, festivals and other events year round across ...

Float Builders Look Forward To Fantasy in LIghts Parade

By HEATHER ZIEGLER Associate City Editor NEW PHILADELPHIA, Ohio — No holiday parade would be much of a parade without the dazzle and beauty of floats. And no one does holidays floats better than Mark Aksterowicz and Bob Starkey who operate Creative Floats in New Philadelphia, ...