Christmas season comes to Gallipolis


By Dean Wright - deanwright@civitasmedia.com



Megan Wise, former Miss Ohio USA, rolls by as the Gallipolis Christmas Parade grand marshal.

Megan Wise, former Miss Ohio USA, rolls by as the Gallipolis Christmas Parade grand marshal.


Region gymnasts flip down Second Avenue.


The Grinch grumps by observers.


Santa Claus waves from his modified Bug car.


Gallipolis in Lights waves to the assembled crowds.


Region shriners buzz by in their cars.


Hundreds assembled as the parade stretched down Second Avenue.


Santa uses some of his magic and reappears at the end of the parade to greet visitors a second time.


Ponies trot to the tune of Christmas music.


GALLIPOLIS — The annual Gallipolis Christmas Parade strode by visitors Saturday morning and here are some of the views from the show.

Megan Wise, former Miss Ohio USA, rolls by as the Gallipolis Christmas Parade grand marshal.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2016/12/web1_DSC_0228.jpgMegan Wise, former Miss Ohio USA, rolls by as the Gallipolis Christmas Parade grand marshal.

Region gymnasts flip down Second Avenue.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2016/12/web1_DSC_0336.jpgRegion gymnasts flip down Second Avenue.

The Grinch grumps by observers.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2016/12/web1_DSC_0375.jpgThe Grinch grumps by observers.

Santa Claus waves from his modified Bug car.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2016/12/web1_DSC_0395.jpgSanta Claus waves from his modified Bug car.

Gallipolis in Lights waves to the assembled crowds.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2016/12/web1_DSC_0444.jpgGallipolis in Lights waves to the assembled crowds.

Region shriners buzz by in their cars.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2016/12/web1_DSC_0486.jpgRegion shriners buzz by in their cars.

Hundreds assembled as the parade stretched down Second Avenue.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2016/12/web1_DSC_0530.jpgHundreds assembled as the parade stretched down Second Avenue.

Santa uses some of his magic and reappears at the end of the parade to greet visitors a second time.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2016/12/web1_DSC_0576.jpgSanta uses some of his magic and reappears at the end of the parade to greet visitors a second time.

Ponies trot to the tune of Christmas music.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2016/12/web1_DSC_0596.jpgPonies trot to the tune of Christmas music.

By Dean Wright

deanwright@civitasmedia.com