Bunny Trail Parade this Sunday at new Rec Center, traffic pattern change that day

Last Updated on March 28, 2021 11:58 am

UPDATE Sunday 11:52am – Watauga Parks and Rec has announced the Bunny Trail Parade is CANCELED for today due to inclement and possibly hazardous weather.

They will host a drive-thru goody bag pick up on Tuesday, March 30th from 4-6 p.m. in the Industrial Parking Lot across from the Tot Lot and will hand out Easter goodies to the kids

On Sunday, March 28th, 2021 Watauga County Parks and Recreation will host the Bunny Trail Parade at the new Watauga Community Recreation Center parking lot.

This parade, like the Halloween & Christmas parade events, will be a drive-thru only event. Parade viewers will drive into the WCRC parking lot and through the lot to see the parade exhibitors and floats. The event kicks off at 2 pm and goes until 4 pm.

These businesses and individuals will be entertaining folks, and maybe even handing out Easter goodies to parade goers: Boone VFW Post 7031, Watauga County Library, Watauga Humane Society, Appala-chian Rhythm Clogging & Dance, Magic Bound Trav-el, Sign Dreamers of the High Country, Hospitality House, Watauga County Parks & Recreation, Mast General Store, Medi Home Health & Hospice, Cook-ies-N-Cream, Commissioner Charlie Wallin, Boone Realty, Boone Advent Christian Church, and WAMY Community Action Inc. Vendor spaces are still available.

Boone Police Department is asking for the motoring public’s cooperation during this event. Traffic barriers will be placed at the start of the event and removed after the event is over. Incoming traffic will be limited to right-hand only turns from State Farm Rd. onto Martin Luther King Jr St. No left-hand turns will be permitted from State Farm Rd. onto or from MLK Jr St. during the event. Outgoing traffic from MLK Jr St. will be right-hand only turns onto State Farm Road.

If you plan to attend the event, adjust your driving directions to enter the event from Deerfield Rd. If you plan to visit the parks or Greenway Trail, follow the traffic plan in place. This plan will help with the flow of traffic to avoid congestion during the event. For any questions or concerns, contact Captain Bobby Creed at 828-268-6934.

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