Riding in style

Work was underway this week to prepare the sleigh float which will carry Santa during the annual Royal LePage Santa Clause parade Saturday.

  • Dec. 1, 2015 6:00 a.m.

Elfie (Shawna Tinga) special events manager and executive director Kerri Milton (top) of the Downtown Penticton Association were among those working on the Santa sleigh float which will carry the Jolly Gent in Saturday's annual Royal LePage Santa Clause parade which begins at 1 p.m. Santa will be at Gyro Park afterwards until 4 p.m.

Saturday’s annual Royal LePage Santa Clause parade begins at 1 p.m. after which Santa will be going to Gyro Park to listen to Christmas wishes from children. About 4 p.m. there will be a Christmas Tree light up and there will also be a Christmas Market.

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