Cramming into a fire truck is great fun and provides a bird’s eye view of the parade crowd for Luke McMahon, Trey West, Brynlee West and Brodie West. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Cramming into a fire truck is great fun and provides a bird’s eye view of the parade crowd for Luke McMahon, Trey West, Brynlee West and Brodie West. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Crofton parade lights up the holidays

Colourful floats and characters like the Grinch make it a memorable sight

Crofton Fire Department trucks lead the big parade. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Cramming into a fire truck is great fun and provides a bird’s eye view of the parade crowd for Luke McMahon, Trey West, Brynlee West and Brodie West. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Robin Fisher, left, and Deb Lebitschnig carry the Crofton Community Centre Society banner in the Crofton parade. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Ferdy Hobson is in the driver’s seat, accompanied by snowperson Bridget in the Crofton Shop and wash entry in the parade. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Lots of candy was handed out by folks walking around the Crofton parade route. (Photo by Don Bodger)

The P and R Truck Centre is a regular participant in the Crofton Christmas parade. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Great times are enjoyed by those riding along in the Crofton Elementary School float. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Crofton in Bloom, a new community group, went all out for its first entry in the Crofton parade. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Creatures were stirring in the back of the Crofton In Bloom float. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Galletto Market’s parade entry makes its way along Robert Street. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Parade makes its way up Joan Avenue. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Decorative golf carts are part of the big Crofton Christmas parade. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Easy rider. (Photo by Don Bodger)

The P and R Truck Centre parade entry motors up Joan Avenue Sunday night. (Photo by Don Bodger)

One of the famous Coca-Cola polar bears strolls along Joan Avenue in the Crofton Christmas parade. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Kids on the Warmland Community Church float wave to folks on the street watching the Crofton Christmas parade. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Gerry Fewster takes a ride in the Cedrick’s Coffee & Tea House vehicle with Michael Clarke at the wheel. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Crofton Elementary School students enjoy the ride in the Crofton Christmas parade. (Photo by Don Bodger)

It’s life in the fast lane for Aidan Carey, 5, at the controls of his mini race car, as he does circles in the Crofton Christmas parade route. His dad’s a race car driver and Aidan really wanted to open it up, but had to keep his speed in check. (Photo by Don Bodger)

The Grinch’s heart grows three sizes, as he celebrates the holidays with some festive spirit on the back of the Crofton In Bloom float during the Crofton Christmas parade. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Don Bodger

The Courier

Colourful floats and characters like the Grinch make it a memorable sight

 

Robin Fisher, left, and Deb Lebitschnig carry the Crofton Community Centre Society banner in the Crofton parade. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Robin Fisher, left, and Deb Lebitschnig carry the Crofton Community Centre Society banner in the Crofton parade. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Ferdy Hobson is in the driver’s seat, accompanied by snowperson Bridget in the Crofton Shop and wash entry in the parade. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Ferdy Hobson is in the driver’s seat, accompanied by snowperson Bridget in the Crofton Shop and wash entry in the parade. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Lots of candy was handed out by folks walking around the Crofton parade route. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Lots of candy was handed out by folks walking around the Crofton parade route. (Photo by Don Bodger)

The P and R Truck Centre is a regular participant in the Crofton Christmas parade. (Photo by Don Bodger)

The P and R Truck Centre is a regular participant in the Crofton Christmas parade. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Great times are enjoyed by those riding along in the Crofton Elementary School float. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Great times are enjoyed by those riding along in the Crofton Elementary School float. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Crofton in Bloom, a new community group, went all out for its first entry in the Crofton parade. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Crofton in Bloom, a new community group, went all out for its first entry in the Crofton parade. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Creatures were stirring in the back of the Crofton In Bloom float. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Creatures were stirring in the back of the Crofton In Bloom float. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Galletto Market’s parade entry makes its way along Robert Street. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Galletto Market’s parade entry makes its way along Robert Street. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Parade makes its way up Joan Avenue. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Parade makes its way up Joan Avenue. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Decorative golf carts are part of the big Crofton Christmas parade. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Decorative golf carts are part of the big Crofton Christmas parade. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Easy rider. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Easy rider. (Photo by Don Bodger)

The P and R Truck Centre parade entry motors up Joan Avenue Sunday night. (Photo by Don Bodger)

The P and R Truck Centre parade entry motors up Joan Avenue Sunday night. (Photo by Don Bodger)

One of the famous Coca-Cola polar bears strolls along Joan Avenue in the Crofton Christmas parade. (Photo by Don Bodger)

One of the famous Coca-Cola polar bears strolls along Joan Avenue in the Crofton Christmas parade. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Kids on the Warmland Community Church float wave to folks on the street watching the Crofton Christmas parade. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Kids on the Warmland Community Church float wave to folks on the street watching the Crofton Christmas parade. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Gerry Fewster takes a ride in the Cedrick’s Coffee & Tea House vehicle with Michael Clarke at the wheel. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Gerry Fewster takes a ride in the Cedrick’s Coffee & Tea House vehicle with Michael Clarke at the wheel. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Crofton Elementary School students enjoy the ride in the Crofton Christmas parade. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Crofton Elementary School students enjoy the ride in the Crofton Christmas parade. (Photo by Don Bodger)

It’s life in the fast lane for Aidan Carey, 5, at the controls of his mini race car, as he does circles in the Crofton Christmas parade route. His dad’s a race car driver and Aidan really wanted to open it up, but had to keep his speed in check. (Photo by Don Bodger)

It’s life in the fast lane for Aidan Carey, 5, at the controls of his mini race car, as he does circles in the Crofton Christmas parade route. His dad’s a race car driver and Aidan really wanted to open it up, but had to keep his speed in check. (Photo by Don Bodger)

The Grinch’s heart grows three sizes, as he celebrates the holidays with some festive spirit on the back of the Crofton In Bloom float during the Crofton Christmas parade. (Photo by Don Bodger)

The Grinch’s heart grows three sizes, as he celebrates the holidays with some festive spirit on the back of the Crofton In Bloom float during the Crofton Christmas parade. (Photo by Don Bodger)