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51st Georgetown Christmas Parade

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GEORGETOWN, Del. - Local schools, businesses, organizations, politicians and schools transformed downtown Georgetown into a winter wonderland Thursday night. The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce held the town's 51st Christmas parade. 

The parade kicked off at 7 p.m. Thursday night. Floats, marching bands, fire trucks and more filled the streets for a little over an hour.

The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce has hosted the parade for many years. Executive director Kevin Thompson says the parade started out small but it has grown a lot since then to include 85 entrees.

Thompson says the town and volunteers from the chamber help make the parade possible every year.  "It's an effort from a whole group of people," he says. "We rely a lot on the Town of Georgetown."

Many felt that the "Winter Wonderland' theme was very fitting with temperatures in the thirties. That didn't stop people from crowding around the Georgetown circle and Market street to watch all 85 performances go by. 

As always Santa Clause came in at the end of the parade, riding on a sleigh decorated by local Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts. 

 

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