This picture was taken during the Lancaster holiday parade and shows a segment of the parade on Lancaster Boulevard and Elm avenue. Santa Claus, riding in his horse bound sleigh, waves to the on-looking crowd in December of 1959. The Lancaster Chamber of Commerce sponsored the holiday parade and continues to do so today. Every year in early December, the holiday parade is attended by hundreds of Antelope Valley residents and their families.
City-sponsored events such as the holiday parade and “A Magical BLVD Christmas” are held annually and provide Antelope Valley residents with festive and celebratory opportunities to truly get into the holiday spirit.
Photo courtesy of MOAH Collections