2013 Lilac Festival starts today

Posted at: 05/10/2013 11:49 AM

If you're headed out to Highland Park on Friday, make sure you wear purple.

The Lilac Festival is officially open for 2013 and today they are counting to see if they can set a record for the most people wearing purple in one spot.

Friday night, The Skycoasters perform at 7 p.m. The parade on Saturday morning starts at 10:30.