It’s time to start thinking about the upcoming holiday season. The Emerald Coast Harley Owner’s Group (HOG) Chapter 3605, sponsored by Emerald Coast Harley Davidson, will host its 39th annual Toys 4 Tots on the Emerald Coast Motorcycle Ride on Sunday, Nov. 18. All proceeds will benefit the Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center and Children in Crisis.

All motorcycles are welcome to participate in the ride. Entry fee is $10 per participant and a new toy or gift card. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. on Nov. 18 at Sam’s Club parking lot in Fort Walton Beach. The sheriff-escorted motorcycle parade starts at 11 a.m. from Sam’s Club and ends at the Niceville Mullet Festival site. Both the Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center and Children in Crisis will have booths at the Mullet Festival site where people are encouraged to drop off toy donations.

Other drop-off locations include We Care Heating & Air in Niceville, FedEx Ground in Crest-view, jcp salon in Santa Rosa Mall, and Emerald Coast Harley-Davidson

Parade and festivities at the Mullet Festival site will begin at 11 a.m. and include music, food, chance drawing games, motorcycle contests and more. For further information or to make donations, contact Adam Babcock at 850-499-8018.

Don’t own a motorcycle? You can still help. Join everyone at the Mullet Festival site with a toy donation, or drop it off at a Toy Donation Box. Toy, monetary, or gift card donations can also be given to any of the HOG chapter members.