The theme of Truro’s annual Santa Claus Parade was ‘ Your Favourite Christmas Toy.’ The weather co-operated this year as people lined the streets to take in the colourful and imaginative entries and the elaborate costumes.
It’s a sure sign Christmas isn’t far off when Santa takes time from his busy schedule to join in Truro’s annual parade.
Blaikie’s Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ltd. brought Santa Claus all the way from the North Pole to downtown Truro. He was the star of the show at the annual Santa Claus Parade, which saw throngs of people jam the streets to enjoy the show.
It was all camo cream and head-to-toe green on this Bucket O Soldiers Toy Story-themed float at the Santa Claus Parade in Truro. This year’s parade theme was Your Favourite Christmas Toy – and this float certainly honoured its spirit.
The Truro Fire Service almost stole the show at the parade, driving their century-old antique truck through the downtown core. The truck is regularly maintained and is fully functional. Used in firefighting demonstrations throughout the year, the truck was decorated as a wind-up toy for the parade.
One of Santa’s Little Helpers sporting an elf’s hat and a unicycle rode down Prince Street during the Santa Claus Parade. This year’s theme was Your Favourite Christmas Toy.
This boy and girl came well prepared for the chilly evening, wrapped up in gloves, toques and a blanket at the Nov. 17 Santa Claus Parade in Truro.
This unfortunate soul spent the Santa Claus Parade locked up in the big house. While this year’s parade theme was Your Favourite Christmas Toy, these inmates on the Crime Stoppers float were not getting any presents from Santa.
Youngsters met some interesting characters making their way along the parade route.