The Lights Fantastic Parade will pass about half a block east of the store so roads will start closing later afternoon. Here is the press release from the city:
The 27th Annual Lights Fantastic Parade returns to downtown Carbondale on Saturday, December 2.
The parade will begin promptly at 6 p.m. along Mill Street and will travel north on Illinois Avenue to Town Square.
Parade goers are encouraged to arrive early to avoid road closures and detours along Illinois Route 13 and U.S. Highway 51 from 5-8 p.m.
West Bus Service and Jackson County Mass Transit will provide rides to the parade from Murdale Shopping Center, University Mall, SIU Arena and Student Center. Buses will pick up passengers every 15 minutes between 4-6 p.m. Buses will return passengers following the parade.