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Holiday parade set for Saturday

The Spectrum Community School marching band, led by flag bearers, from left, Larissa McCormick, Katie Herchak and Isha Dolyn, take part in a 7:30 a.m. practise in the school gym in preparation for the Island Farms Santa Light Parade on Saturday.  - Don Denton/News staff
The Spectrum Community School marching band, led by flag bearers, from left, Larissa McCormick, Katie Herchak and Isha Dolyn, take part in a 7:30 a.m. practise in the school gym in preparation for the Island Farms Santa Light Parade on Saturday.
— image credit: Don Denton/News staff

Christmas is just around the corner. To celebrate the beginning of the holiday season, head down to Centennial Square tomorrow (Nov. 17) for the fifth annual Christmas Tree Light-Up, and stay for the Island Farms Santa’s Light Parade.

Beginning at 4 p.m., the square will be full of musical performers, ice sculptures, a ferris wheel and free treats, as a leadup to the annual parade.

The man in red will lead the train of floats and other entries, heading out along Government Street from Belleville Street at 5:45 p.m. and ending up at Store Street.

The event attracted its largest ever crowd last year, with an estimated 70,000 people watching from the sidewalks.

dpalmer@vicnews.com

 

 

 

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