Christmas season officially opens in Gallia


A miniature horse and cart stride by as part of the Gallipolis Christmas Parade festivities.


Dean Wright | Ohio Valley Publishing

Children snag candy at the opportune moments, keeping a sharp eye out for goodies.


Dean Wright | Ohio Valley Publishing

Gallia-Meigs Performing Arts ladies strut their stuff to the beat of the music.


Dean Wright | Ohio Valley Publishing

Roughly 100 organizations were part of the Gallipolis Christmas Parade Saturday afternoon.


Dean Wright | Ohio Valley Publishing

Miss Gallipolis in Lights Alexis Wothe waves to the crowd.


Dean Wright | Ohio Valley Publishing

Gallipolis Developmental Center clients take part in the Christmas Parade, showing off their holiday pride.


Dean Wright | Ohio Valley Publishing

Local Shriners motor by in their miniature cars.


Dean Wright | Ohio Valley Publishing

Gallia residents gather for the annual Gallipolis Christmas Parade along Second Avenue.


Dean Wright | Ohio Valley Publishing

River Valley and South Gallia Marching Bands stride by while playing holiday music.


Dean Wright | Ohio Valley Publishing

Area cheerleaders flip and cheer their way into the Christmas season.


Dean Wright | Ohio Valley Publishing

The Silver Bridge Bruisers cruise by as they display their skating skill.


Dean Wright | Ohio Valley Publishing

Area Girl Scouts walk by in preparation of another cookie season.


Dean Wright | Ohio Valley Publishing

Gallia Academy Marching Band strides by taking a brief break between songs.


Dean Wright | Ohio Valley Publishing

Gallia Emancipation Celebration Committee join the parade line as their float makes a nod to the poem “Twas the Night Before Christmas.”


Dean Wright | Ohio Valley Publishing

A miniature horse and cart stride by as part of the Gallipolis Christmas Parade festivities.

Children snag candy at the opportune moments, keeping a sharp eye out for goodies.

Gallia-Meigs Performing Arts ladies strut their stuff to the beat of the music.

Roughly 100 organizations were part of the Gallipolis Christmas Parade Saturday afternoon.

Miss Gallipolis in Lights Alexis Wothe waves to the crowd.

Gallipolis Developmental Center clients take part in the Christmas Parade, showing off their holiday pride.

Local Shriners motor by in their miniature cars.

Gallia residents gather for the annual Gallipolis Christmas Parade along Second Avenue.

River Valley and South Gallia Marching Bands stride by while playing holiday music.

Area cheerleaders flip and cheer their way into the Christmas season.

The Silver Bridge Bruisers cruise by as they display their skating skill.

Area Girl Scouts walk by in preparation of another cookie season.

Gallia Academy Marching Band strides by taking a brief break between songs.

Gallia Emancipation Celebration Committee join the parade line as their float makes a nod to the poem “Twas the Night Before Christmas.”

A miniature horse and cart stride by as part of the Gallipolis Christmas Parade festivities.
http://www.mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/12/web1_DSC_0003.jpgA miniature horse and cart stride by as part of the Gallipolis Christmas Parade festivities. Dean Wright | Ohio Valley Publishing

Children snag candy at the opportune moments, keeping a sharp eye out for goodies.
http://www.mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/12/web1_DSC_0006.jpgChildren snag candy at the opportune moments, keeping a sharp eye out for goodies. Dean Wright | Ohio Valley Publishing

Gallia-Meigs Performing Arts ladies strut their stuff to the beat of the music.
http://www.mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/12/web1_DSC_0699.jpgGallia-Meigs Performing Arts ladies strut their stuff to the beat of the music. Dean Wright | Ohio Valley Publishing

Roughly 100 organizations were part of the Gallipolis Christmas Parade Saturday afternoon.
http://www.mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/12/web1_DSC_0869.jpgRoughly 100 organizations were part of the Gallipolis Christmas Parade Saturday afternoon. Dean Wright | Ohio Valley Publishing

Miss Gallipolis in Lights Alexis Wothe waves to the crowd.
http://www.mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/12/web1_DSC_0910.jpgMiss Gallipolis in Lights Alexis Wothe waves to the crowd. Dean Wright | Ohio Valley Publishing

Gallipolis Developmental Center clients take part in the Christmas Parade, showing off their holiday pride.
http://www.mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/12/web1_DSC_0920.jpgGallipolis Developmental Center clients take part in the Christmas Parade, showing off their holiday pride. Dean Wright | Ohio Valley Publishing

Local Shriners motor by in their miniature cars.
http://www.mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/12/web1_DSC_0933.jpgLocal Shriners motor by in their miniature cars. Dean Wright | Ohio Valley Publishing

Gallia residents gather for the annual Gallipolis Christmas Parade along Second Avenue.
http://www.mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/12/web1_DSC_0639.jpgGallia residents gather for the annual Gallipolis Christmas Parade along Second Avenue. Dean Wright | Ohio Valley Publishing

River Valley and South Gallia Marching Bands stride by while playing holiday music.
http://www.mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/12/web1_DSC_0658.jpgRiver Valley and South Gallia Marching Bands stride by while playing holiday music. Dean Wright | Ohio Valley Publishing

Area cheerleaders flip and cheer their way into the Christmas season.
http://www.mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/12/web1_DSC_0677.jpgArea cheerleaders flip and cheer their way into the Christmas season. Dean Wright | Ohio Valley Publishing

The Silver Bridge Bruisers cruise by as they display their skating skill.
http://www.mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/12/web1_DSC_0754.jpgThe Silver Bridge Bruisers cruise by as they display their skating skill. Dean Wright | Ohio Valley Publishing

Area Girl Scouts walk by in preparation of another cookie season.
http://www.mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/12/web1_DSC_0711.jpgArea Girl Scouts walk by in preparation of another cookie season. Dean Wright | Ohio Valley Publishing

Gallia Academy Marching Band strides by taking a brief break between songs.
http://www.mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/12/web1_DSC_0736.jpgGallia Academy Marching Band strides by taking a brief break between songs. Dean Wright | Ohio Valley Publishing

Gallia Emancipation Celebration Committee join the parade line as their float makes a nod to the poem “Twas the Night Before Christmas.”
http://www.mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/12/web1_DSC_0827.jpgGallia Emancipation Celebration Committee join the parade line as their float makes a nod to the poem “Twas the Night Before Christmas.” Dean Wright | Ohio Valley Publishing