When: Sat., Nov. 19, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 2016
The West Michigan holiday season will officially kick-off with the Art Van Santa Parade presented by the Grand Rapids Jaycees. The theme for this year’s parade is “Christmas Fun for Everyone”. Downtown Grand Rapids will be filled with the sweet sounds of local marching bands, carolers, and local performers. Rosalynn Bliss, Mayor of Grand Rapids will preside as the Grand Marshal. The parade will be broadcast LIVE on WOOD TV8 starting at 9 a.m.