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Edison Festival of Light Grand Parade kicks off today

Posted: 9:50 AM, Feb 14, 2020
Updated: 2020-02-15 12:38:05-05

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Fox 4 will be at the Edison Festival of Light Grand Parade.

The event will include local marching bands, floats, government and law officials and much more.

This parade is an annual, Southwest Florida event that celebrates the life and achievements of Thomas Edison.

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There will be a lot of road closures downtown starting tomorrow morning.

The parade starts at Fort Myers high School around 7 pm and ends at Edwards and Second Street around 8:30 p.m.

Detours will be posted, but traffic will be restricted along the parade route.

You can watch the parade live from home by clicking here.

The event is free event, but if you want to purchase VIP tickets click here.