Thousands light up Sidney during 2019 Sparkles Christmas Parade

Thousands crowded Beacon Avenue to watch the 2019 edition of the Sidney Sparkles Christmas Parade followed by the Lighted Sail Past along Sidney’s waterfront. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
Thousands crowded Beacon Avenue to watch the 2019 edition of the Sidney Sparkles Christmas Parade followed by the Lighted Sail Past along Sidney’s waterfront. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
Thousands crowded Beacon Avenue to watch the 2019 edition of the Sidney Sparkles Christmas Parade followed by the Lighted Sail Past along Sidney’s waterfront. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
Thousands crowded Beacon Avenue to watch the 2019 edition of the Sidney Sparkles Christmas Parade followed by the Lighted Sail Past along Sidney’s waterfront. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
Thousands crowded Beacon Avenue to watch the 2019 edition of the Sidney Sparkles Christmas Parade followed by the Lighted Sail Past along Sidney’s waterfront. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
Thousands crowded Beacon Avenue to watch the 2019 edition of the Sidney Sparkles Christmas Parade followed by the Lighted Sail Past along Sidney’s waterfront. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
Thousands crowded Beacon Avenue to watch the 2019 edition of the Sidney Sparkles Christmas Parade followed by the Lighted Sail Past along Sidney’s waterfront. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
Thousands crowded Beacon Avenue to watch the 2019 edition of the Sidney Sparkles Christmas Parade followed by the Lighted Sail Past along Sidney’s waterfront. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
Thousands crowded Beacon Avenue to watch the 2019 edition of the Sidney Sparkles Christmas Parade followed by the Lighted Sail Past along Sidney’s waterfront. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
Thousands crowded Beacon Avenue to watch the 2019 edition of the Sidney Sparkles Christmas Parade followed by the Lighted Sail Past along Sidney’s waterfront. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
Thousands crowded Beacon Avenue to watch the 2019 edition of the Sidney Sparkles Christmas Parade followed by the Lighted Sail Past along Sidney’s waterfront. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
Thousands crowded Beacon Avenue to watch the 2019 edition of the Sidney Sparkles Christmas Parade followed by the Lighted Sail Past along Sidney’s waterfront. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
Thousands crowded Beacon Avenue to watch the 2019 edition of the Sidney Sparkles Christmas Parade followed by the Lighted Sail Past along Sidney’s waterfront. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
Thousands crowded Beacon Avenue to watch the 2019 edition of the Sidney Sparkles Christmas Parade followed by the Lighted Sail Past along Sidney’s waterfront. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
Thousands crowded Beacon Avenue to watch the 2019 edition of the Sidney Sparkles Christmas Parade followed by the Lighted Sail Past along Sidney’s waterfront. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
Thousands crowded Beacon Avenue to watch the 2019 edition of the Sidney Sparkles Christmas Parade followed by the Lighted Sail Past along Sidney’s waterfront. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
Thousands crowded Beacon Avenue to watch the 2019 edition of the Sidney Sparkles Christmas Parade followed by the Lighted Sail Past along Sidney’s waterfront. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
Thousands crowded Beacon Avenue to watch the 2019 edition of the Sidney Sparkles Christmas Parade followed by the Lighted Sail Past along Sidney’s waterfront. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
Thousands crowded Beacon Avenue to watch the 2019 edition of the Sidney Sparkles Christmas Parade followed by the Lighted Sail Past along Sidney’s waterfront. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)

Thousands crowded Beacon Avenue Sunday to watch the 2019 edition of the Sidney Sparkles Christmas Parade hosted by the Peninsula Celebrations Society. The route ran down Beacon Avenue after starting on Resthaven Drive, then turned right on Second Street, ending at Ocean Avenue.

A parade of lighted boats along Sidney’s waterfront followed.


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