Published: Feb 16, 2013 8:53 AM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Final preparations are now underway for Saturday night's Edison Grand Festival of Light.

The parade starts at 7 p.m. and will march from Fort Myers High School to downtown Fort Myers.

More than 180 organizations, 50 floats, and thousands of spectators are expected to participate.

This is the 75th annual event.

If you plan to head downtown for the parade, officials suggest you get there before 5 p.m.