Modesto holiday parade accepting entries

Modesto's Annual Celebration of Lights Parade is accepting registrations for parade entries.

Thousands will be drawn to downtown Modesto on Dec. 4 for the Celebration of Lights Parade and Victorian Christmas Market presented by the Dickens Faire and Farmers Market.

This year's parade theme is "Toys on Parade." Parade rules and entry forms can be found at

Entries will be accepted through Nov. 8. The fee is $40. For more information, call 577-5344.