’Ho Ho Ho’ Southampton
The 50 entries that delighted huge crowds that lined the streets of downtown southampton dec. 1 set a record for the largest chamber of commerce santa claus parade, according to a parade marshall who said 47 floats/bands had pre-registered, and there were three last-minute entries.
Prior to the parade, RE/MAX land exchange staffers handed out 1,500 hundred oatmeal raisin cookies to the eager crowd that lined the streets from the parade marshalling area at the bruce county museum & cultural centre, along the route to grosvenor st. where the parade dissembled.
after they marched in the parade, members of the loch lomond Pipe band formed a circle and played holiday standards as the remainder of the parade went by.
Parade volunteers handed out candy can es to the kids, and after the parade, santa claus listened to the christmas wishlists of kids who lined up to sit on his lap in the Post office lobby.
High atop his reindeer-driven sleigh, Santa Claus wished “Merry Christmas” to the huge crowds that lined the downtown streets of Southampton for the annual Chamber of Commerce Santa Claus parade Dec.1.
The approximately 700-pounds of non-perishable food collected in the Thorncrest Outfitter’s canoe from crowds that lined streets for the Southampton Santa Claus parade Dec. 1 will be added to the bounty collected at last week’s Port Elgin Santa parade and donated to the Salvation Army food bank, along with $350 cash collected along the Southampton parade route.
No one went hungry prior to the Southampton Santa Claus parade as 12 RE/MAX Land Exchange staffers, including Scott Saunders, handed out 1,500 oatmeal raisin cookies to the huge crowds that lined the downtown streets, waiting for Old St.Nick.
The Rotary Club of Southampton’s float channeled the Christmas stories of Rudolph, Frosty and White Christmas in the Southampton Santa Claus parade Dec. 1.
Costumed students from CG Huston School manned a float and walked the parade route Dec. 1 at the Southampton Santa Claus parade.
The Johnston/Mosher family of Southampton — dad Craig, mom Crystal, Sutton, 3, Reese, 5 and Grammy Mosher — enjoyed their holiday tradition of attending the Santa Claus parade Dec. 1.
Santa Claus was in fine holiday spirits after he climbed down from his reindeer-driven sleigh at the end of the Southampton Santa Claus parade Dec. 1.
Slapstick humour and brights lights of Bruce County Shriners delighted the huge crowd that lined the downtown streets of Southampton Dec. 1 for the annual Chamber of Commerce Santa Claus parade.
Loch Lomond Pipe and Drums Band member Steve Wate of Port Elgin joined his bandmates to play Christmas carols at the Southampton Santa Claus parade Dec. 1.
Costumes of Saugeen Memorial Hospital Foundation parade participants depicted the “Happily Ever After” theme of this year’s Light the Way fundraising campaign for the Southampton hospital in the annual Santa Claus parade hosted by the Southampton Chamber of Commerce Dec. 1.
Frankie Marsh of Southampton let Santa Claus know exactly how old she was when she was the first child to tell Santa about her wish list in the lobby of the Southampton Post Office following the annual Santa Claus parade Dec. 1.