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Disney World’s Mickey and Minnie Mouse also participated in the festivities.

PHOTOS: Winter Garden Christmas Parade 2017

Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 |

Disney World’s Mickey and Minnie Mouse also participated in the festivities.

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Community activist Theo Graham was named the Grand Marshal of the 2017 Winter Garden Christmas Parade.

Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 |

Community activist Theo Graham was named the Grand Marshal of the 2017 Winter Garden Christmas Parade.

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Mr. and Ms. Claus brought up the rear in the hourlong Winter Garden Christmas parade held Saturday, Dec. 2.

Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 |

Mr. and Ms. Claus brought up the rear in the hourlong Winter Garden Christmas parade held Saturday, Dec. 2.

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Dillard Street Elementary School had a float depicting Santa’s toy workshop.

Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 |

Dillard Street Elementary School had a float depicting Santa’s toy workshop.

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The West Orange High School Marching Band’s clarinet ensemble.

Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 |

The West Orange High School Marching Band’s clarinet ensemble.

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Students from Hope Charter School sing holiday songs for the judges.

Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 |

Students from Hope Charter School sing holiday songs for the judges.

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Members of the East Winter Garden Neighborhood Alliance greet parade attendees and thow candy from its float.

Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 |

Members of the East Winter Garden Neighborhood Alliance greet parade attendees and thow candy from its float.

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The West Orange Chamber of Commerce float distributed sweets to parade attendees.

Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 |

The West Orange Chamber of Commerce float distributed sweets to parade attendees.

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Young dancers from The Right Combination Dance Studio in Winter Garden performed hip-hop choreography to wow the judges.

Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 |

Young dancers from The Right Combination Dance Studio in Winter Garden performed hip-hop choreography to wow the judges.

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Girl Scouts of Citrus sparked ‘awws’ from onlookers after singing a short Christmas carol.

Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 |

Girl Scouts of Citrus sparked ‘awws’ from onlookers after singing a short Christmas carol.

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Orange County Commissioner District 1 Betsy VanderLey throws candy to spectators.

Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 |

Orange County Commissioner District 1 Betsy VanderLey throws candy to spectators.

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Karate Students from Victory Martial Arts in Ocoee aimed to impress by displaying their fighting stances and quick moves.

Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 |

Karate Students from Victory Martial Arts in Ocoee aimed to impress by displaying their fighting stances and quick moves.

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Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 |

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Ocoee High School marching band members play sousaphones.

Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 |

Ocoee High School marching band members play sousaphones.

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Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs rolls in perched on the back seat of a sleek black Mustang.

Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 |

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs rolls in perched on the back seat of a sleek black Mustang.

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Members of the Golden Pond Community assisted-living center proudly showed their Christmas spirit.

Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 |

Members of the Golden Pond Community assisted-living center proudly showed their Christmas spirit.

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Windermere Future Farmers of America brought chickens to the parade.

Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 |

Windermere Future Farmers of America brought chickens to the parade.

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Resurrection Catholic Church displayed a nativity scene with lovely angels.

Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 |

Resurrection Catholic Church displayed a nativity scene with lovely angels.

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YMCA Adventure Guides wave hello to the parade’s judges.

Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 |

YMCA Adventure Guides wave hello to the parade’s judges.

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District 44 State Representative Robert “Bobby” Olszewski with his wife, Allison.

Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 |

District 44 State Representative Robert “Bobby” Olszewski with his wife, Allison.

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Winter Garden Mayor John Rees and relatives greet the hundreds of parade attendees gathered on Plant Street.

Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 |

Winter Garden Mayor John Rees and relatives greet the hundreds of parade attendees gathered on Plant Street.

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Winter Garden Commissioner District 2 Bob Buchanan waves to onlookers.

Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 |

Winter Garden Commissioner District 2 Bob Buchanan waves to onlookers.

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Winter Garden Commissioner District 4 Colin Sharman readies his aim to chuck some candy to parade attendees.

Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 |

Winter Garden Commissioner District 4 Colin Sharman readies his aim to chuck some candy to parade attendees.

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Winter Garden Commissioner District 1 Lisa Bennett distributes candies to parade attendees.

Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 |

Winter Garden Commissioner District 1 Lisa Bennett distributes candies to parade attendees.

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Town of Oakland Commissioner Sal Ramos gleefully throws candy to parade participants.

Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 |

Town of Oakland Commissioner Sal Ramos gleefully throws candy to parade participants.

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Orange County School board member Christine Moore atop a black BMW.

Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 |

Orange County School board member Christine Moore atop a black BMW.

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