Hamilton Santa Parade
Yep, it’s that time of year – and Santa and his helpers didn’t disappoint hundreds of children and adults who lined downtown streets Saturday to take in the festivities. Here’s a look. – Barry Gray
Ida Greaves wearing a Grinch face.
Blake Giblin-Pound, 7 months, with mom Jessica, waiting for the parade to begin.
Luke Eisner, 9, sporting his reindeer hat.
Seven-year-old Ximena wears antlers to the parade.
Amelia Fawcett, 7, stays hydrated in her Santa suit waiting for the parade to begin.
Livy Ryan, 3, atop dad Mike’s shoulders, waiting for the parade to begin.
Braeden Smith, 5, has a nose that glows.
Dante Stagg, 1, catches some sleep before the parade starts.
The Quaker Marching Band, from Orchard Park HS, New York, perform.
The Greyhound Loves of Hamilton-Wentworth brought their dogs to the parade.
McMaster’s Marching Band performed in the parade.
Kayla Beattie, 8, waits with her letter to Santa.
Brooke Taylor gives daughters Ruby, 2, and Pearl, 4, a unique vantage point for the parade.
The Grinch atop a float.
A vintage police car in the parade.
A Dickens Christmas float makes its way along the route.
Frosty the Snowman and children skating in winter atop this float.
Christmas lights on the bagpipes.
Mrs. Claus speaks to the children.
Santa waves to the crowd.