CHRIST­MAS CHEER ON PA­RADE

The Compass - - Front page - PHO­TOS BY AN­DREW ROBIN­SON ed­i­tor@cb­n­com­pass.ca

It was a most merry scene in Vic­to­ria Satur­day, Dec. 9, as res­i­dents gath­ered to cel­e­brate the hol­i­day sea­son at the an­nual Santa Claus pa­rade.

There was some un­cer­tainty for a spell as to whether the weather would co­op­er­ate with the pa­rade, as rain poured down at times prior to the 10 a.m. start. But the rain held off, al­low­ing for those on floats and peo­ple stand­ing along the pa­rade route to have a good time.

The Com­pass found a good spot close to Pen­ney’s Hill and has these pho­tos to share from the event.

An an­tique trac­tor hauls a wagon full of well-wish­ers at Satur­day’s pa­rade in Vic­to­ria.

Santa’s Work­shop had a very merry look to it.

The Po­lar Ex­press rides through Vic­to­ria.

The 2615 Lions Army Cadet Corps from Vic­to­ria was out in full force for the pa­rade.

This float was dec­o­rated with teddy bears and other stuffed an­i­mals.

A & M Elec­tri­cal’s Stars Wars float had a tow­er­ing pres­ence.

Paw Pa­trol’s Mar­shall greeted folks watch­ing the Santa Claus pa­rade in Vic­to­ria.

This float was made for the great-grand­chil­dren of the His­cock fam­ily.

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