GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - Santa Claus is coming to downtown Grand Rapids in the Art Van Santa Parade ! Rachael and Terri are hosting the event and will be bringing you all the action live from Grand Rapids on WOOD TV8 and www.woodtv.com at 9am on Saturday, November 17. John Greko and Mike Pemberton share lots of highlights in the parade lineup that you and the kids won't want to miss, including an appearance by the man in red himself! Free photos with Santa sponsored by ITC Holdings will be held at the Grand Rapids Art Museum immediately following the parade until 12:30 p.m. All those who visit Santa will be able to receive discounted admission to All Day With the Arts at the GRAM. New in the parade this year are the Express Clydesdales from Express Employment Professionals and the Kent County Sheriff's Equestrian group. You'll have a chance to visit the Express Clydesdales up-close immediately following the parade at the GRAM. The Grand Rapids Jaycees and Art Van Furniture have put together an awesome array of entries including a total of seven bands, fancy festive floats, your friends from WOOD TV and a whole lot more. We'll see you there! http://www.santaparadegr.com/
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