The Detroit Lions Cheerleaders and mascot, Roary, will serve as the grand marshals in the 22nd Electric Light Parade held during Silver Bells in the City.

They are only the fourth grand marshals in the history of the parade, following in the footsteps of Sparty, Todd Duckett, Joshua Davis and Mickey Mouse.

The 34th Silver Bells in the City kicks off at 5 p.m. Nov. 16 in downtown Lansing.  This year's parade will feature 11 high school marching bands, more than 60 illuminated floats, three horse-drawn carriages and another special guest:  Paws of the Detroit Tigers.

The lighting of the official State Christmas Tree is at approximately 7:45 p.m. in front of the state Capitol.

Silver Bells in the City is from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. Nov. 16 in downtown Lansing.  Electric Light Parade steps off at 6 p.m. at the corner of Lenawee Street and South Washington Square.  Here's more from the Lansing State Journal.