Ken Plautz and twins Zachary and Cyrus take in the Christmas Parade on Baker Street. Photo: Jake Sherman

PHOTOS: Santa Parade hits Baker Street

On Saturday hundreds gathered to watch Santa come to town

Hundreds of local residents gathered along Baker Street on Saturday night to grab a glimpse of Santa Clause before the big day later this month. Highlights included 10-year-old Hayley Croston (left) leading the parade with the Kootenay Kilthe Pipe Band, hip hop and ballet classes from Dance Umbrella dancing in the street, and local youth carollers leading the crowd in song at the Hall Street Plaza.

Scroll down to see photos of the parade.

Photos: Jake Sherman

 

10 year-old Hailey Croston led the parade with the Kootenay Kiltie Pipe Band. Photo: Jake Sherman

Local kids march in the parade. Photo: Jake Sherman

Members of Nelson’s Dance Umbrella hip hop class dance their way through the parade. Photo: Jake Sherman

Santa comes to town. Photo: Jake Sherman

Local children ride on Santa’s float. Photo: Jake Sherman

Two and a half year old Anja Ahrens and mother Kathy take in the Christmas parade. Photo: Jake Sherman

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