WAUKESHA, Wis. — The City of Waukesha will hold a remembrance ceremony for the victims and survivors of last year's Christmas parade attack on Nov. 21 in Cutler Park. 

The ceremony is set for exactly a year to the day after Darrell Brooks, 39, drove an SUV into the parade, leaving six people dead and more than 60 others wounded.

The event will start in the Les Paul Performance Center at 4:39 p.m., the time police said Brooks drove into the parade. 

"We hope you will join us to honor the lives we lost, support those who are still suffering, and come together as a community," organizers of the event wrote on the Facebook event page.

The ceremony will include remarks from Mayor Shawn Reilly, Fire Chief Steve Howard and Police Chief Dan Thompson. At the end of the ceremony, Reilly will "turn the city blue" and ask everyone light their homes or businesses in blue lights as a show of unity and support. There will be limited quantities of free blue light bulbs available at the ceremony.

For those who can't make it, the ceremony will also be livestreamed on the city's Facebook page.

Wednesday marked day 18 of the trial for Brooks. He was found guilty on all 76 counts. For the latest updates, click here.

November 17 Editor’s Note: The name Cutler Park has been edited for reflect the correct name.


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