The city celebrated its 64th annual parade this past weekend.
Winder Christmas Parade
Monday, December 17, 2012
Sunday, December 16, 2012
Community organizations and businesses turned out for the event, held Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, which featured Santa Claus himself.
Thank you to Barrow Patch users Deborah Allen and Carrie Ann Shedd, who attended the 2012 Winder Christmas Parade and snapped these photos. Did you take photos during the parade? Upload yours now by clicking the "Upload Photos and Video" button. Click here to view a list of this year's scheduled parade participants. View more photos from the Winder Chrismtas Parade in the Barrow Pics & Clips gallery. What's your favorite thing about parades? Tell us in comments. Subscribe to Barrow Patch’s newsletters, follow us on Twitter and “like” us on Facebook.
Friday, December 14, 2012
The parade steps off at 11 a.m. Saturday from Ingles in Winder.
The city of Winder will celebrate its 64th annual Christmas parade Saturday, Dec. 15. Santa Claus himself will be part of the parade, also featuring local businesses and organizations traveling through downtown Winder. The parade will step off at 11 a.m. from Ingles and travel south on Broad before turning left on Athens Street and dispersing at Jug Tavern Park. Vendors will be selling food and hot drinks along the parade route and the fun's not over when the parade ends — children can have their pictures taken with Santa at the Winder gazebo. Subscribe to Barrow Patch’s newsletters, follow us on Twitter and “like” us on Facebook.
Monday, December 12, 2011
The Mayor’s Choice Award in the recent Winder Christmas Parade went to the float for 211 Inert Landfill and Waste Disposal.
A pink tractor was one of the highlights of the recent Christmas parade. The tractor pulled the float for 211 Inert Landfill and Waste Disposal, which was presented the Mayor's Choice Award. The tractor is a remodeled 1955 Farmall 200 and is available for parades and events under the banner of plowing over cancer. For more on the pink tractor, visit this Facebook page.
Thursday, December 8, 2011
Local businesses were recognized for their originality and creativity following the recent holiday parade.
The city of Winder paid tribute to local businesses this week by announcing Christmas parade float winners following the holiday event hosted downtown last weekend. As the procession made its way down Broad Street on Saturday, Dec. 3, Mayor Chip Thompson, city council members and parade viewers had an opportunity to witness the creativity and originality of floats thoughtfully designed by local businesses and organizations. Among the winners were the Winder Housing Authority, Charlotte’s School of Dance and Bethlehem First Preschool and Kindergarten. Bringing home the top honor of Mayor’s Choice Award was 211 Inert Landfill and Waste Disposal. Letters will be mailed to each of the winners Friday, Dec. 11, with the official announcement and…