2022 Waukesha Christmas Parade rescheduled for Dec. 4 to enhance safety measures

WAUKESHA, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The 2022 Waukesha Christmas Parade has been rescheduled for Sunday, Dec. 4, the city of Waukesha in partnership with the Waukesha Chamber of Commerce announced. The change is to enhance safety measures. 

For nearly 60 years, the parade took place the Sunday before Thanksgiving. 

According to a news release, the parade route is now a closed perimeter route. Using federal funds, the city invested in technology, training, and equipment to provide enhanced safety for the event. 

By adjusting the date, more resources are available for staffing in cases of unplanned emergencies which includes police and fire resources, hospital staff, and others. 

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