The Falconer Business Association will host the arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus to the village of Falconer on Saturday.
The annual Santa Parade will step off at 1 p.m. from Falconer High School and travel Main Street to Davis Street then on to the Santa House on Coleson Drive where Santa and Mrs. Claus will greet children. Color Guards from the Henry Mosher Post 638 American Legion will lead the parade. Grand Marshalls are Mayor Dave Krieg and Chautauqua County Legislator Larry Barmore.
The Falconer Central School Marching Band and the Fenner Elementary School Fifth-Grade Chorus will provide Christmas music.
An image taken from a previous Santa Parade in Falconer.
P-J file photo
Local fire departments will have trucks and equipment in the parade and Scouts and other children's groups will march.
Anyone wishing to have a float or march may register by calling the Village of Falconer office at 665-4400 or email FalconerBusinessAssociation@hotmail.com.
After arriving at the Santa House, Maria Johnson of CVS will take a free photo of each child with Santa. Mike Morton's petting zoo will be on display. Tops Market has donated cookies and cocoa for parade participants and spectators in the Fire Hall dining room.
The Falconer Fire Department Auxiliary is sponsoring a holiday expo from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on parade day at the Fire Hall on Davis Street.
The Falconer Ross Grange is also hosting a Holiday Happenings Craft Show at the Falcon's Nest Banquet Hall on East Main Street.