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Annual lighted boat parade to be held in Dubuque

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DUBUQUE (KWWL) -

Dubuque’s annual Lighted Boat Parade is coming up.

This year's theme is, “Mardi Gras on the Mississippi."

Boats will light up the Mississippi River from the Julien Dubuque Bridge to the train bridge.

People are encouraged to participate in the theme and watch the parade from the Mississippi Riverwalk.

It takes place Saturday, August 5th, 2017 in the Port of Dubuque.  

From 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., there will be music by the Massey Road Band. Boats depart from the marina at 9 p.m.

The event is free.

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