The West Michigan holiday season will officially kick-off with the Art Van Santa Parade, presented by the Grand Rapids Junior Chamber. Downtown Grand Rapids will be filled the sweet sounds of local marching bands, carolers, and local performers. Entrants for the 2019 event will create unique entries around the theme, 100 Years of Memories, including costumes, music and floats based on popular & classic holiday songs. Don’t forget to get your free photo with Santa shortly after the parade!
Thousands of parade-goers will be watching as the Parade makes its way down Monroe Avenue. The parade will also be broadcast LIVE on WoodTV8 starting at 9am on Saturday, November 23, 2019. Come celebrate the history of Grand Rapids and join in the festivities for the 100th Santa Parade!
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