West Bend, WI – Sunday, November 28, 2021, is the annual West Bend Christmas Parade. In light of what happened in neighboring Waukesha County on Sunday, November 21, 2021, the West Bend Police Department has issued a statement below.
-Flags have been ordered to fly at half-staff until sunset as a mark of respect for those who lost their lives or were injured in Sunday’s incident in Waukesha.
-Senator Chris Kapenga (R-Delafield) released the following statement:
“I’m struggling to find words to explain the horror of yesterday. I ask that you join me in praying for those killed and injured, as well as their families. Thank you to those who jumped into action immediately to help. No explanation will ever help us understand the evil that took the lives of innocent people. Like most of you, I’m extremely angry at the person who did this, but for now, we let law enforcement do their work and grieve together as a community over what just happened.”
-Sunday’s West Bend Christmas parade is scheduled to step off at 5 p.m. from Regner Park, march south down Main Street, turning east at Cedar Street and then south continuing down Main Street to Oak Street.
-This is the 69th year for the West Bend Christmas Parade. The theme this year is Magical, Musical Christmas.
-Keep an eye out for the West Bend Children’s Theatre float featuring characters in the upcoming performance Seussical the Musical coming April 2022.
-Watch for a live broadcast of the West Bend Christmas Parade at Washington County Insider on YouTube