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Date and Entertainment for Christmas Parade & Festival Announced

The Mena Advertising & Promotion Commission announced that Lana Gail and Gail Force will be performing on Saturday, December 3rd at the Mena Christmas Festival.  A musical favorite of many, Lana Gail and Gail Force will be performing a special Christmas Concert at 7 pm in Janssen Park.

Lana Gail, a Nashville recording artist, along with her band Gail Force comprised of Todd Coogan, Stan Beaver, Tiffany Lane, and Lucas Hairston, are known for their upbeat country, rock, pop, and blues music, playing songs from today and yesterday.

The Mena Christmas Festival fun begins at 6 pm with Mena’s largest nighttime parade on Mena Street. This year’s parade theme is “The Traditions of Christmas.” The Lana Gail and Gail Force concert will begin immediately after the parade at Janssen Park at 7 pm. After the concert, enjoy a spectacular fireworks display and the official lighting ceremony of Janssen Park. There will also be a live nativity at the First United Methodist Church.  Many local merchants will be having extended hours and special promotions as well.

A complete schedule of Christmas festivities can be found at or For more information please call Mena Advertising and Promotion Commission at (479) 394-8355 or the Mena Polk County Chamber of Commerce at 479-394-2912.


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