Well well well, another year, another phenomenal parade! Children were playing and having fun and it really was a Merry Christmas for Everyone!
From the performances, choreography, visual aesthetics, more floats, music and the roaring reception from the spectators; 2016 was a special one full of memories for all!
We want to say a huge THANK YOU to everyone who was involved, it really only happens from the hard working community that pulls together to put on this spectacle!
A super special thank you to all our sponsors, who contribute to make the parade more incredible each year!
The skies gave us our moment to shine during the parade and despite the drizzle, Santa’s Party at Aotea Square ROCKED!
We cannot wait to do it all over again next year, if you have any comments or would love to get involved, head to our ‘join the parade’ page!
Click the video image below to see the show reel from the Santa Parade held on Sunday 27th November 2016:
It really is awesome:
Don’t take our word for it, check out our testimonials:
“I just wanted to let you know how much we enjoyed the Santa Parade again this year. We have travelled down from Warkworth each year for the past 8 years with our now 4 children, and wouldn’t miss it for the world, and of course I have memories of coming as a child myself a long, looooong time ago!
Well done for another great parade and for the delight brought to so many people. It has become a tradition in our family that we all look forward to, and for my mum (almost 70), with my 2 year old snuggled on her lap, she said ‘this is Christmas for me’.”
“I vividly remember the excitement I felt when I saw Pluto (the Disney character) in the Santa Parade when I was young. I screamed out ‘There’s Pluto!!!’ and all of the adults turned and looked at me with ‘Awww, isn’t he cute’ looks on their faces. I remember thinking ‘Why are they looking at me? There’s Pluto!!’
Anyway, I’d love it if Moe could do that for some other kid :)”
Jeremy Dillon, The Moe Show.