Santa Claus Parade in Belleville, Illinois

Published at 4:54 p.m. on November 29, 2013 | Modified at 4:54 p.m. on November 29, 2013

The annual Santa Claus Parade was held Friday morning in Belleville, Illinois. There were over 100 units including floats, marching bands, dance groups, trucks, classic and vintage automobiles, plus the grand finale' of Santa and Mrs. Claus waving and greeting the crowds lined up all along the parade route. The parade began at 17th and West Main Streets, headed east on West Main to the Public Square, around the fountain onto East Main Street, and ended at Forest Ave.

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