Photos: Lacombe kicks off Light Up the Night

Hudson Regier, 5, and brother Cohen, 8, sit with Santa and learn how he has to check with the local fire chief before flying into the community with his sleight and reindeer every year during "Selfies with Santa" inside the Lacombe Memorial Centre Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. The event was part of many Light Up the Night activities on the very first night of the festival. Ashli Barrett / Lacombe Globe

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Fire dancers perform outside the Lacombe Fire Dept. ahead of the annual Tim Hortons Santa Claus Parade Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019 in Lacombe, Alta. Ashli Barrett / Lacombe Globe

Fire dancers perform outside the Lacombe Fire Dept. ahead of the annual Tim Hortons Santa Claus Parade Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019 in Lacombe, Alta. Ashli Barrett / Lacombe Globe

Fire dancers perform outside the Lacombe Fire Dept. ahead of the annual Tim Hortons Santa Claus Parade Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019 in Lacombe, Alta. Ashli Barrett / Lacombe Globe

A Fortis Alberta truck makes its way along the parade route during the annual Tim Hortons Santa Claus Parade in Lacombe, Alta. on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. Ashli Barrett / Lacombe Globe

The Grinch made his annual appearance in the Tim Hortons Santa Claus Parade, making off with a couple of Christmas trees, lights, ornaments and a present or two. Ashli Barrett / Lacombe Globe

The Grinch’s pet pal pokes his head out the window of his car during the Tim Hortons Santa Claus Parade in Lacombe, Alta. on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. Ashli Barrett / Lacombe Globe

Even the animals in the parade got a little festive. Ashli Barrett / Lacombe Globe

A giant snowman looms over the parade route of the annual Tim Hortons Santa Claus Parade in Lacombe Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. Ashli Barrett / Lacombe Globe

Sunrise RV has a large festive Snoopy on the top of their vehicle in Lacombe’s annual Santa Claus Parade Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. Ashli Barrett / Lacombe Globe

Children, and a few want-to-be reindeer, line up along the Santa Claus Parade route on 50th Ave. in Lacombe, Alta. Ashli Barrett / Lacombe Globe

Pidherney’s once again had a tractor decked out in lights in Lacombe’s annual Santa Claus Parade Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. Ashli Barrett / Lacombe Globe

 

Members of Dancer’s Edge studio make their way down 50th Ave. during the Tim Hortons Santa Claus Parade in Lacombe on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. Ashli Barrett / Lacombe Globe

Buddy the Elf (Guy Lapointe) hands out candy canes along the Santa Claus Parade route Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019 in Lacombe. Ashli Barrett / Lacombe Globe

Buddy the Elf (Guy Lapointe) hands out candy canes along the Santa Claus Parade route Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019 in Lacombe. Ashli Barrett / Lacombe Globe

Parade goers watch as Santa arrives at their spot on 50th Ave. during the annual Tim Hortons Santa Claus Parade in Lacombe, Alta. on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. Ashli Barrett / Lacombe Globe

Drae Power, 9, sits in a sleigh sculpted of ice in Lest We Forget Park following the lighting of the trees in the park on the first night of Light Up the Night festival in Lacombe, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. Ashli Barrett / Lacombe Globe

Emma Bedu, 5, gives the ice sculpture reindeer in Lest We Forget Park a taste test after the lighting of the trees Thursday, Nov. 21 as part of Lacombe’s Light Up the Night Festival activities. Ashli Barrett / Lacombe Globe

Lacombe residents mill about Lest We Forget Park following the lighting of the trees after the Santa Claus Parade Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. Ashli Barrett / Lacombe Globe

 

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