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Santa Claus Parade to have over 100 entries

Santa Claus will have plenty of company Saturday, Nov. 24 on the parade route in Fort Macleod.
More than 100 entries are registered for the 31st annual Fort Macleod Santa Claus Parade, and more are expected before the parade begins at 11 a.m.
“We’re in great shape,” said John Viens of the Santa Claus Parade committee.
The parade kicks off at 11 a.m. on Second Avenue, proceeding north to Main Street and then east to Sixth Avenue.
Parade participants will begin lining up at 10:20 a.m.
The following is a list of parade entries, organized according to the locations in which they will marshall.
2nd Avenue — Town Crier, Committee Theme Sign, Legion Colour Party, RCMP, Cadets, Red Buckets Are coming, Fort Macleod Hospital Auxiliary (honorary parade marshals), Chamber of Commerce banner, Fort Macleod Extendicare, Village Greenery, The Macleod Gazette banner, A&W Restaurant, EMS, Eastern Star banner, Alberta Job’s Daughters.
15th Street 100 Block –Chinook Credit Union Banner and Fat Cat, Calgary Round-Up Band, Mrs. Claus, Fort Macleod Health Centre, MD of Willow Creek banner, Opokaasin Early Intervention, Agrium banner, Salvation Army Mobile Kitchen, Bronc Tilling-Waterton Parks Lodge.
15th Street 200 Block — Stickz Raymond Percussion Ensemble, Eden’s Funeral Home banner, Agro Equipment/Fort Macleod Minor Hockey, Harvey the Hound Banner, Harvey the Hound Calgary Flames Mascot, Vestas, RanAlta banner, Dandy Man Tree Service, Wooly Tails Dog Grooming, Fort Macleod Handibus, Shaw Cable banner.
16th Street 100 Block — Bishop Grandin Marching Ghosts, Southern Alberta Antique Car Club, Don’s Barber Shop, The Fort — Museum of the North West Mounted Police, University of Lethbridge banner, University of Lethbridge car.
16th Street 200 Block — CKVN 98.1, Welcome Mat Banner, Lo-Cost Propane Pink Truck, United Church float, Top Hand Western Shop, Mo Boots Ag, Fort Macleod 4-H Beef Club.
17th Street 100 Block — Sophmore Jakes, Foothills Center, Verlaine Frederick Horses, TransAlta banner, TransAlta Corp., Troyanda Ukrainian Dance Club, Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump.
17th Street 200 Block — Calgary Stetson Show Band, Galt Mine No. 8, ATB banner, ATB Financial, Skyline Towing, Rocky Mountain Cloggers.
18th Street 100 Block — Pangea Steel Drum Band, Rotary Club of Fort Macleod, Royal Canadian Legion, RW Mechanical and Custom Auto, Silhouettes Dance Studio, CJOC 94.1, Community Christmas Celebration.
18th Street 200 Block — Calgary Arts Academy, Lethbridge and District Exhibition Park, Windy Rafters Barn Dance, Chinook Septic, Co-operators banner, Co-operators, Atco Gas.
19th Street 100 Block — Lethbridge Shrine Club, Shaw Cable, Gary Johnson, Claresholm and District Transportation Society, Environment and Sustainable Resource Development.
19th Street — Lethbridge Toyota Scion and last-minute and additional entries received through the week.
20th Street 100 Block –Hansen’s Family Foods banner, Perfect Touch Massage, Lethbridge College banner, F.P. Walshe school grads, Sunset Stock Horses, Fort Macleod 4-H Midnight Riders, Red Arrow Motor Coach.
20th Street 200 Block — Senator Joyce Fairbairn and Edith Zoeteman, VIP Carriage, VIP Carriage, Town of Cardston, Town of Fort Macleod Fire Truck.
21st Street 100 Block — Fort Macleod Family and Community Support Services banner, Fort Macleod Lions Club, Fort Macleod Fire Department.
21st Street 200 Block — Harry the Horse and the Calgary Stampede contingent, Calgary Stampede Show Band, Santa Claus Parade Thank You sign, Santa Claus.