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Santa’s Parade and CN Grey Cup Parade will be 1 Edmonton event

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Carlo Klemm

Santa’s Parade and CN Grey Cup Parade will be 1 Edmonton event

October 11, 2018

 By Emily Mertz - Senior News Reporter - Online  Global News

 

Excerpt: Edmonton, Alberta -This year, Santa’s Parade of Lights will join forces with the CN Grey Cup Parade in Edmonton on Saturday, Nov. 24.

Organizers assured fans the holiday parade would be “presented in its entirety” as part of the football parade.


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Last year, about 40,000 people came out to enjoy the sparkle and glow of Santa’s Parade of Lights.

Edmonton last hosted the Grey Cup in 2010. That year, it’s estimated over 100,000 people attended the downtown parade.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Santa’s Parade of Lights to be a part of the Grey Cup Parade,” event chair Dennis Keefe said. “Joining forces means we’ll have some 100 entries, which will make for a great show for both football and Christmas enthusiasts alike.”

 

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For the last 4 years Santa has arrived in Edmonton on a one horse open sleigh. I do not see if this will change this year. Santa will be at ground level, eye-level with those watching the parade. Because of the significance of the Grey Cup, Global will probably carry it's coverage, nation-wide. I look forward to this opportunity and welcome tips and good wishes. 
(I didn't have to kill anyone to get this position. Everyone is safe.)

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