For the 30th year on the Thursday after Thanksgiving Saratoga’s Broadway becomes a promenade as Saratoga goes back to Victorian days.
With the Christian Brothers Academy Marching Band escorting Santa, the festivities begin at with Santa and the Mayor lighting the Christmas tree at Santa’s cottage. .
As always two of Santa’s reindeer are there just in case Santa has to make an emergency toy delivery.
Since this is Saratoga while Santa is in the Santa Cottage hearing Christmas wishes - alter ego
Sax-0-Claus is playing Christmas tunes on his sax.
Street musicians playing - the choir in Victorian garb on the steps of City Hall caroling, merchants in Victorian garb welcomed visitors. Celtic Treasures had celtic music, Racing City Chorus on the balcony of Adirondack Trust singing the old favorites.