St. Louis Thanksgiving parade returns

Santa waves to spectators at the 2013 St. Louis Thanksgiving Day Parade | Photo courtesy of Christmas in St. Louis
Santa waves to spectators at the 2013 St. Louis Thanksgiving Day Parade | Photo courtesy of Christmas in St. Louis

In what was the mildest Thanksgiving weather in recent memory, thousands of people lined up in downtown St. Louis on Thursday morning to witness the return of the holiday’s annual parade.

Last year’s parade, which would have been the 30th, was cancelled out of concern about post-Ferguson protests that continued throughout the area through the fall and winter.

Many spectators felt that this year’s parade felt a little more special than parades in previous years, citing great weather and the missed display last year.

Read more from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch


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