Joplin Christmas Parade 2022; Christmas in Candy-Land, full live video

JOPLIN, Mo. – Freeman Health System organized the parade and volunteers from Freeman help to execute the Joplin Christmas Parade 2022! The theme this year: ‘Christmas in Candy-Land’.

It’s one of Joplin’s biggest holiday traditions. Funds generated by the 2022 Joplin Christmas Parade will go to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, an organization that makes miracles happen for local children with medical needs.

This year the Grand Marshal Chief Sloan Rowland of the Joplin Police Dept. He was escorted by his officers.  Chief Rowland will mark three years at the helm in just a few weeks.

There were more than 100 entries in the parade.

The weather was nearly perfect.  45° and light fog.

Watch the parade above from our FB page where we broadcast live from 4th and Main.

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