The spirit of Thanksgiving

  • In addition to Santa ending the march down Frankford Avenue, Miss Philadelphia, numerous school bands and cheerleaders, as well as mummers participated in the Mayfair tradition.

  • Jasmine Gaiters, 2, Marissa Linton, Angelikca Bonelli, Jozai Bonelli, 4, Daniel Harris and Jahaiden Bonelli, 2, watch Santa arrive.

  • Santa waves to the parade crowd.

  • Denise (left) and Jessica Griffiths sit with warm blankets and wait for Santa to pass by.

  • A traditional Chinese Dragon greets kids along the parade route.

A thank­ful tra­di­tion: Des­pite the bit­ter cold weath­er on Sunday, Nov. 24, people gathered along Frank­ford Av­en­ue and Rhawn Street to watch the an­nu­al Thanks­giv­ing Day Parade. PHO­TOS BY MARIA POUCH­NIKOVA

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