In December, we conclude the year by celebrating the city's 200th birthday on December 13, 2019.
There are plenty of exciting things planned for Tuscaloosa's birthday! This includes the unveiling of Bicentennial Sculpture at Manderson Landing, Tree Lighting at the Tuscaloosa County Courthouse, and the 44th Annual West Alabama Christmas Parade.
We are closely monitoring the weather. At this time, we plan to proceed as planned.
The tree lighting cermony has been canceled. The parade is scheduled to begin at 6:30pm.
The 2019 Grand Marshals are Tim Parker, Cathy Randall and Harrison Taylor. As written in the nomination, “Each is deserving of the recognition individually but together they make up the Dream Team.”
Nominees should meet the following criteria in order to qualify as a Grand Marshal(s):