The new 2012 Downtown Garden City Santaland Parade hoodies are now available in two styles. New this year is the "Rock and Roll Christmas" themed hoodies to go along with the hoodie that features the parade's main logo. The hoodies are only $20 and can be purchased at the DDA office on Middlebelt
Dan York, Santaland Parade Committee member presents a plaque to Gary Ley, President of Garden City Hospital, in recognition of their 2011 contribution of $1,000 to the Santaland Parade. Garden City Hospital has once again donated $1,000 to the parde for this year.
The Santeiu Family
Crestwood Dodge ($500)
Gordon Chevrolet ($500)
Orin's Jewelers ($500)
RG AND GR Harris Funeral Homes ($500)
Hemming, Polaczyk, Cronin, Witthoff and Bennett PC ($250)
John Fleming, Fleming Financial ($250)
Urgent Care One ($250)
Mayor Randy and Linda Walker ($250)
Roma Hall ($200)
Jets Pizza ($100)
You can watch the parade on GCTV both on cable and streaming to the internet. Just prior to that, you can watch Santaland Parade Special that will be seen before every airing. You can also watch the parade on You Tube. For all the links and info CLICK HERE.
The 2012 Downtown Garden City Santaland Parade was a huge success with over 70 entries, three high school marching bands, numerous other bands, floats, balloons, mascots, characters, cars, dignitaries, unicycles, Shriners, Santa and more. You can watch the parade online on You Tube by CLICKING HERE.
Thanks to all of the participants who took part in the parade, all of the people of braved the cold weather to come out and watch the parade and a special thanks to everyone of volunteered to help with the staging and help carrying banners and walking with our characters.
Also a big thank you to the members of the Santaland Parade Committee who work all year long preparing for the parade, coordinating entries, raising money and doing whatever it takes to put the parade on. The committee includes Kevin Kramis, Margo Ciecierski, Pat Squires, Monica Fulton, Sue Nicholas, Kim Dold, Stacey Tobar and Dan York.
We'll see you at the 2013 Downtown Garden City Santaland Parade on November 30!