August 28, 2015


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Santa wows young and old at parade

Four-year-old Madeline Dunton and her mom Sally wait along Portage Avenue for the parade to begin. (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Logan Bancroft, 5, and his sister, Asia, 4, wait for the Santa Claus Parade. (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Crowds gather to get a good spot to see the parade. (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A game of street hockey before the parade keeps kids busy. (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A game of street hockey kept kids busy while waiting for Santa. (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Men sing Christmas carols at the Santa Claus Parade. (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Dancing Gabe leads the Santa Claus Parade on Portage Avenue Saturday night. (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A cheerleading squad shows off their stuff. (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Winnipeg Jets mascot Mick E. Moose was among the paraders. (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Giant robot puppets made by kids at Art City make their way down Portage Ave. (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
One of the Art City robot puppets in the parade. (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A fire truck decked out in lights and decorations makes its way down Portage Avenue. (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
An old Winnipeg Transit bus is covered in lights as part of the parade. (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A vintage Winnipeg police car was part of the parade. (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
The Winnipeg Police Service float featured the Grinch, who was safely behind bars during the parade. (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Horses and their riders make their way down Portage Ave. (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A group of adults and children wave at Santa as he passes by. (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Santa was popular with both children and adults as he and his crew made their way down Portage Ave. (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Crowds along Portage Ave. greeted Santa with big smiles and lots of waving. (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Large crowds gathered in front of the Manitoba Hydro building. (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Santa Claus and his float move past the MTS Centre on Portage Ave. (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Santa and his reindeer were looking good at the parade. (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Santa waves to all the good little girls and boys. (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A float lets off some pyrotechnics. (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Santa waves to the crowd in front of the Richardson Building. (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Fireworks light up the night sky at The Forks following the Santa Claus Parade. (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A spectator takes a photo of fireworks set off at The Forks following the parade. (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Four-year-old Madeline Dunton and her mom Sally wait along Portage Avenue for the parade to begin. - (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Logan Bancroft, 5, and his sister, Asia, 4, wait for the Santa Claus Parade. - (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Crowds gather to get a good spot to see the parade. - (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A game of street hockey before the parade keeps kids busy. - (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A game of street hockey kept kids busy while waiting for Santa. - (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Men sing Christmas carols at the Santa Claus Parade. - (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Dancing Gabe leads the Santa Claus Parade on Portage Avenue Saturday night. - (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A cheerleading squad shows off their stuff. - (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Winnipeg Jets mascot Mick E. Moose was among the paraders. - (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Giant robot puppets made by kids at Art City make their way down Portage Ave. - (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
One of the Art City robot puppets in the parade. - (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A fire truck decked out in lights and decorations makes its way down Portage Avenue. - (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
An old Winnipeg Transit bus is covered in lights as part of the parade. - (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A vintage Winnipeg police car was part of the parade. - (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
The Winnipeg Police Service float featured the Grinch, who was safely behind bars during the parade. - (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Horses and their riders make their way down Portage Ave. - (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A group of adults and children wave at Santa as he passes by. - (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Santa was popular with both children and adults as he and his crew made their way down Portage Ave. - (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Crowds along Portage Ave. greeted Santa with big smiles and lots of waving. - (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Large crowds gathered in front of the Manitoba Hydro building. - (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Santa Claus and his float move past the MTS Centre on Portage Ave. - (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Santa and his reindeer were looking good at the parade. - (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Santa waves to all the good little girls and boys. - (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A float lets off some pyrotechnics. - (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Santa waves to the crowd in front of the Richardson Building. - (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Fireworks light up the night sky at The Forks following the Santa Claus Parade. - (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A spectator takes a photo of fireworks set off at The Forks following the parade. - (TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

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