July 4, 2015


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Special praise for 5 parade entries

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

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