"IT'S A SANTALAND PARADE THING" HOODIES NOW AVAILABLE
Just in time for the cooler weather, the Santaland Parade Committee has unveiled their new "It's a Santaland Parade Thing" hoodies. The hoodies are available in black and pink and include a special logo for this year designed by Inkorporate Graphics.
The hoodies are only $25 and available at City
Hall and the Maplewood Community Center. All of the profits from the hoodies go to the operation of the Garden City Downtown Development Authority Santaland Parade.
A sea of happy and smiling faces greeted a large brigade of marching bands, Ghostbusters, "Star Wars" characters and more at the 56th annual Santaland Parade last
Crowds lined Ford Road to cheer Santa and their favorite local residents
atop elaborate floats, all decorated in keeping with the parade’s theme,
“It’s a Gingerbread Thing.”
The parade, a long-running Garden City tradition was a success, said
Santaland Parade Committee member Dan York, who estimated the crowd
to be “in the thousands.”
“It went extraordinarily well,” York said, adding that despite a spot of wet
weather earlier in the day, the rain cleared up to make way for a few rays of
York mentioned that although the parade was staged from a new location due
to construction on the Garden City High School parking lot, participants adjusted well to change. “It went off without a hitch,” he said.
2016 GARDEN CITY DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT
AUTHORITY SANTALAND PARADE A HUGE SUCCESS
Jill Halpin, Garden City Observer
Photos courtesy of Jamie Racklyeft
The 57th Annual Garden City Downtown Development Authority Santaland Parade is Saturday, November 25 at 10am. The theme for this year's parade is " A Storybook Christmas." The parade committee is hoping participants will think about using their favorite Christmas story as the inspiration for their floats this year.
THEME ANNOUNCED FOR 2017 GARDEN CITY DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY SANTALAND PARADE.