One of the more unique vehicles in the Big Truck Parade Friday night was this Santa on wheels. Christmas kicked into high gear with the annual parade of lit up vehicles and the Starlight Shopping extravaganza that saw Santa and Mrs. Claus light up the downtown tree and sent shoppers into local stores to find the gifts and goods they need for the Christmas holidays.

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One of the more unique vehicles in Campbell River's Big Truck Parade Friday night was this Santa on wheels



One of the more unique vehicles in Campbell River’s Big Truck Parade Friday night was this Santa on wheels.

Christmas kicked into high gear with the annual parade of lit up vehicles and the Starlight Shopping extravaganza that saw Santa and Mrs. Claus light up the downtown tree and sent shoppers into local stores to find the gifts and goods they need for the Christmas holidays.