POSTED: Tuesday, November 20, 2012 - 12:25pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, November 20, 2012 - 1:26pm
EL PASO — News Channel 9 will be the hero of the day by airing the 2012 Thanksgiving parade in El Paso. That's not to say there won't be other superheros sweeping the route, as Iron Man, Spider Man and Thor will make a special appearance this year!
The Sun Bowl Association and FirstLight Federal Credit Union are proud to announce Marvel Comics’ Iron Man, Spider-Man and Thor as this year’s grand marshals for the FirstLight Federal Credit Union Sun Bowl Parade.
The theme for the 76th edition of the highest-attended event in El Paso is “Comic Book Super Heroes and Villains”. Marvel Comics’ three super heroes will make three public appearances in the Sun City before participating in the annual Thanksgiving parade.
“We are proud to sponsor the FirstLight Federal Credit Union Sun Bowl Thanksgiving Parade for the eighth year,” said Karl Murphy, president and CEO of FirstLight Federal Credit Union. “To enhance the theme, we are bringing in Spider-Man, Thor and Iron Man which are appropriate for all ages and for the tradition of our parade that brings families together Thanksgiving morning.
The three super heroes will make their first public appearance in El Paso on Tuesday, Nov. 20, at Bassett Place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and at Cielo Vista Mall from 4-7 p.m. On Wednesday, Nov. 21, the parade’s grand marshals will be at Freedom Crossing at Fort Bliss from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The 76th Annual FirstLight Federal Credit Union Sun Bowl Parade is Nov. 22 at 10 a.m.
Review Stand tickets for the parade can be purchased beginning Friday, Oct. 5, at FirstLight Federal Credit Union branches, Circle K locations and the Sun Bowl Association office. For more information call (915) 533-4416.