Laurel Holiday Parade

Santa is the star of the city's annual Holiday Parade and Amory Illumination. (File photo / December 6, 2013)

Kick off the season at the city's annual Holiday Parade and Armory Illumination, Saturday, Dec. 7.

Parade starts at 5:45 p.m. from the Laurel Municipal Center, 8103 Sandy Spring Road; continues to Montgomery Street to the Laurel Armory Anderson and Murphy Community Center, 422 Montgomery St.

After the Armory's holiday lights are switched on, special guests Santa and Mrs. Claus, Frosty and Rudolph will be available for photo opportunities inside.

The city of Laurel's canteen will serve hot chocolate, hot cider and cookies.

For information, call 301-725-5300.