Family plans ‘drive-by birthday parade’ for Kilgore girl whose party was canceled

Family plans ‘drive-by birthday parade’ for Kilgore girl whose party was canceled
The girl's family wanted to plan a special birthday surprise to replace the party she was forced to cancel due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Source: Pixabay)

KILGORE, Texas (KLTV) - Who needs a birthday party when you can have a birthday parade? A Kilgore family is planning just that after COVID-19 forced them to cancel the party.

Chloe Loper turned 5 on Friday. Her mother, Courtney Brown Loper, said she decided to plan a drive-by birthday parade to help Chloe celebrate.

WEBXTRA: Family plans 'drive-by birthday parade' for Kilgore girl whose party was canceled

Loper suggested it may even be a good idea for neighborhood kids who can’t celebrate their own birthday parties because of the pandemic.

The drive-by birthday parade will start at 3 p.m. Sunday at 103 Eastridge Road in Kilgore.

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