Santa parade in downtown Maple Ridge

Christmas in the Park held Saturday night

Santa Claus arrived in Maple Ridge on Saturday night, as the holiday season was ushered in witn the annual Christmas parade.

Christmas in the Park featured live music, pictures with Santa, kids crafts and games and free hot chocolate and coffee in Memorial Peace Park.

Then came the parade, with local groups riding floats, horses and even leading llamas through downtown, until the final entry – Santa atop a vintage fire truck.

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