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Penticton warms up for Christmas with Santa parade

Mr. and Mrs. Claus were delighted to see the crowd that gathered for their arrival in Penticton. - Joe Fries/Western News
Mr. and Mrs. Claus were delighted to see the crowd that gathered for their arrival in Penticton.
— image credit: Joe Fries/Western News

Penticton finally got into the Christmas spirit on Saturday as the Royal LePage Santa Claus took over the downtown core.

The 40-entry procession, featuring floats from all corners of the community, took about an hour to pass by and received a warm welcome from the crowds of people.

This year's was the 15th annual such parade, which is also hosted by the Downtown Penticton Association.

 

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