Santa, Cinderella and Buddy the Elf: Parade Day 2012 in Review

Here's a Monday morning recap of the Hometown Christmas Parade in Rochester.

You most likely know this by now: there was a parade Sunday in downtown Rochester.

More than 100 floats, bands, businesses, town dignitaries and school groups marched and rode through Rochester Hills and Rochester during the 90-minute afternoon parade. 

Rochester Patch livestreamed the entire parade from the corner of University and Main; you can watch a replay of that livestream here.

Here's what else we want to share about the parade:

  • The winners. Were your favorites also the favorites of parade judges? Check out the list here.
  • The crowd. Thousands lined the streets of Rochester. Were you there? Check out our photo gallery of faces from the parade crowd.
  • The floats and bands. We have hundreds of parade participants. .
phyllis andrus December 03, 2012 at 02:13 PM
Why wasn't the parade televised this year?
Cody Petzold December 03, 2012 at 04:33 PM
The Parade is available to view on the Rochester Patch website and on local television throughout the Holiday Season. Merry Christmas!
Linda Andersen December 03, 2012 at 05:38 PM
so does anyone know why Channel 7 pulled out????
Tammy Albritton December 04, 2012 at 06:53 PM
yes. They had commited to the Lions game. Was a conflict in timing.


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