Fresno, California 2021-11-30 09:23:01 –
Many people are looking forward to it after COVID precautions led to cancellation last year, the night said the CEO of Downtown by Selia.
“It’s like we’re back where we should be,” says Steve Nelson. “I got a lot of phone calls and I got a lot of emails saying” I’m glad to see the parade going on. ” “
The holiday festival began on Sunday night with oval Christmas tree lighting.
Seventy-five floats will participate in the parade on Monday night. It will be one of the largest floats in the South Valley.
Nelson says he expects somewhere between 20,000 and 30,000.
It’s a good sign to see so many chairs out early on the main street.
Some local businesses are open all night selling coffee, hot chocolate, cookies, churros and other goodies to keep the crowd warm.
Pamsteel and her family own a Beehive Bake Shop and expect it to be big on Monday night.
“Hopefully it’s exposed because we don’t really advertise it so much,” she said.
Brenden Farrell of the American Pacific Mortage says Monday is a staff tradition. They enjoy dining in the office and enjoying the front row seats just outside for their families.
He and other business owners want the same energy as the previous year to be felt throughout downtown.
“It’s a lot of exposure for downtown, it’s good for downtown,” says Lewis Lille.
We also told a gentleman that his grandson was in one of the high school marching bands and was excited to support them in the spirit of Christmas.
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