Santa and Mrs. Claus visited guests at the Aldergrove craft market last Saturday.

Santa’s busy season begins in Aldergrove

Aldergrove’s annual Christmas Light Up Parade comes to Aldergrove on Saturday, December 12, starting at 6 p.m. in downtown Aldergrove.

Aldergrove’s annual Christmas Light Up Parade comes to Aldergrove on Saturday, December 12, starting at 6 p.m. in downtown Aldergrove.

The parade follows the annual children’s Christmas party hosted by the Aldergrove Elks in the afternoon. The free party is at Saints Joachim and Ann Parish, 2827 – 273 Street from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m..

The parade route runs along Fraser Highway through downtown Aldergrove and includes carol singing and free hot chocolate.

The Walter Levy trophy will also be presented to the Christmas home decorating contest winners.

The parade will be followed by an after-party, 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Extra Foods parking lot, 3100 – 272 Street. There will be live music and dance performances, along with hot dogs, hot chocolate and popcorn for the families who attend.

For those who wish to enter a parade float, the application deadline is Dec. 9. To enter a float register by completing a Christmas Light Up Parade form found on the website: http://aldergrovefair.ca/parades/christmas-light-up-parade/

For more information, please email to parades@aldergrovefair.ca.