AUSTIN -- The annual Chuy’s Children Giving to Children Parade will prompt several street closures in the downtown area on Saturday Nov. 30.
The Chuy’s Children Giving to Children Parade is an annual toy drive benefiting Operation Blue Santa. It features giant, inflatable balloons, live music, children’s entertainers, marching bands, holiday floats and Santa Claus.
Parade attendees are encouraged to bring an unwrapped toy to donate for infants up to 14 year olds.
The parade is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. with street closures beginning as early as 6 a.m. and streets reopening at 2 p.m.
Complete road closures starting at 6 a.m. include San Jacinto Boulevard, East 15th through 10th Streets and the Ann Richards Bridge.
All other street closures begin at 9 a.m. and include Congress between 11th Street and the Ann Richards Bridge.
Cross-town traffic will be allowed on 5th and 6th Streets until 10 a.m. and on Cesar Chavez St. until 11 a.m.
Drivers are encouraged to use extra caution in the downtown area due to high pedestrian traffic and the number of small children attending the parade.
For more information about Operation Blue Santa, visit www.bluesanta.org.