Santa Claus is comin’ to Wheeling on Friday for the Perkins Restaurant and Bakery Fantasy in Lights Parade! In order to make room for him, Wheeling Police announced a few road closings.
– Center Market will close at 4 p.m. This will include Market Street between 20th and 23rd Streets, while 22nd Street will remain open for anyone hoping to eat.
– Market Street will close between 10th to 20th Streets a little after 5 p.m.
– Main Street from 10th to 23rd Streets will close at 6:30 p.m.
– 10th Street will remain a one way during the parade to control traffic coming from I-70.
– PARKING INFORMATION: Meters will be bagged during the day on Friday. They will also include street closure information.
– Parking will be allowed in the “side streets” between Main and Market Streets and other designated areas until 4 p.m. Once the parade starts, you will not be able to move your car until it concludes at 8 p.m.
– Any vehicle parked on the parade route during the No Parking times will be TOWED at 4 p.m.
Wheeling Police advise the public to get to the parade early, and keep the influx of pedestrians and vehicles in mind. Officers will be stationed around the area to direct traffic.
Join the 7News team near WesBanco Arena as we welcome the holiday season to the Ohio Valley.
Our live coverage starts at 6:30 p.m. on WTRF CBS. A live stream will be available as well.