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Scranton Gears up for 27th Annual Santa Parade

The city of Scranton is getting ready to welcome the big man in red. Santa Claus comes to town on Saturday, November 23, 2019, as part of the 27th Annual Santa ...

The city of Scranton is getting ready to welcome the big man in red.

Santa Claus comes to town on Saturday, November 23, 2019, as part of the 27th Annual Santa Parade.

The weekend event is considered the kick-off of the holiday season in our area.

WNEP-TV will broadcast the parade LIVE on WNEP-TV and WNEP.com on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until noon.

Newswatch 16's Ryan Leckey highlighted the weekend event with many of the parade participants.

Saturday's parade in downtown Scranton also includes several big holiday-themed balloons.

Newswatch 16's Stacy Lange and Scott Schaffer host the parade along with Ryan Leckey who's live on the route.

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