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Christmas parade set for Saturday

The crowd at last year’s Christmas parade. (Photo courtesy of Ryan Lorey)

GLOVERSVILLE — The 5th Annual Fulton County Area News Gloversville Christmas Parade is set to take place at 7 p.m. on Saturday.

In recognition of her dedication toward aiding the Salvation Army of Fulton County Christmas Toy Drive the parade’s Grand Marshal will be 12-year-old Bella Romano who will be walking along with Gloversville Mayor Vince DeSantis.

Participation in the parade is free, however each entry is asked to provide at least one or more new unwrapped toy(s) to be collected by officials with the Salvation Army of Fulton County Christmas Toy Drive at the conclusion of the parade route.

To register for the parade contact Fulton County Area News on Facebook or email news@fultoncountyareanews.com.

The route for the 2019 Gloversville Christmas Parade will include North Main Street from 8th Avenue south to South Main Street before ending at the Gloversville Water Department near Forest Street.

The city’s annual tree lighting is also expected to take place at 5 p.m. at Wandel Park at 14 Spring Street on the night of the parade.

In the event of unsafe weather a make-up date for the parade has been set for Saturday, Dec. 7 at 7 p.m.

2019 Gloversville Christmas Parade line-up as of Monday:

Division 1

Line up on North Main Street starting at West Eighth Avenue. Enter coming from 11th Avenue

∫ Gloversville Police Department

∫ New York State Police?∫ News 10 Storm Tracker

∫ Gloversville Mayor Vince Desantis & NYS Assemblyman Robert Smullen with Grand Marshal Bella Romano and Parade Sponsor Julie Glover of the Glover Insurance Agency

∫ The Romano Acro Dance Academy

∫ The Salvation Army of Fulton County, NY

∫ Fulton County Emergency Services Director Steve Santa Maria

∫ Gloversville Fire Department

∫ Johnstown Fire Department

∫ Gloversville DPW

∫ Gloversville Transit System

∫ Fulton County Coroner Margaret Luck & Deputy Coroner Sherry Brown

∫ Fulton County Highway Department

∫ National Grid

Division 2

Line up on West Tenth Avenue starting at North Main Street. Enter from Foster Street

∫ High Performance Dance Center

∫ High Rollers Skating

∫ 4X Heaven

∫ First Choice Financial Federal Credit Union

∫ Miss Fonda Fair Pageant

∫ Mountain Valley Hospice

∫ Blooming Lotus Yoga & Second Wind Coffee

∫ Berkshire Volunteer Fire Department

∫ Many Happy Adventures Daycare & C&C Auto

∫ The Pig Rig — Traveling Therapy Pigs

∫ Fulton Center (two vehicles)

∫ Maple Avenue Yard

∫ Gloversville Free Methodist Church

∫ Waldron’s Sharpening & Small Engine Repair

∫ Glen Ridge Motor Sports Park Pace Car

∫ Sir William Johnson Volunteer Fire Department

Division 3

Line up on East Ninth Avenue starting at North Main Street. Enter coming from Glenwood or Burlington Avenues

∫ Highlights Performing Arts Gymnastics & Dance

∫ Gloversville Glamour Girl Society

∫ Foothills PTECH

∫ Boulevard Fifth Grade Band

∫ Pleasant Square Volunteer Fire Department

∫ Brownie & Daisy Troop #2080 of Hamilton County

∫ Gloversville Schools Drama Clubs

∫ R-G-L Volunteer Fire Department

∫ Search Team 5-1

∫ Little Giants Majorettes

∫ Gloversville Little League

∫ Frontier Girls Quest Troop 340

∫ Fulton County YMCA Flying Fish Swim Team

∫ S&G Medical Transport

∫ Neighborhoods Against Drugs

∫ Girl Scout Service Unit 205

∫ Meco Volunteer Fire Company

Division 4

Line Up on West Ninth Avenue starting at North Main Street. Enter using Wood Street

∫ Twin City Twisters & Kids in Motion

∫ Walmart Transportation #6896 — Tractor Trailer

∫ DHL (float)

∫ Don Brown Bus Sales

∫ Town of Mohawk Volunteer Fire Department

∫ Fox Run Golf Club

∫ Ruby & Quiri

∫ Vintage Camper Share

∫ Log Cabin Church

∫ Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts

∫ Lexington ARC

∫ FLAME The Band

∫ Mayfield Volunteer Fire Department

∫ D&N Trucking of Corinth, NY

∫ Wing Champ Race Series

∫ The Family Counseling Center

∫ 1199 SEIU Healthcare Workers at Nathan Littauer Hospital

∫ Sabor Flavor LLC

∫ Nick Stoner Trailers

∫ Tayor Made

∫ Richmond Light Spectacular

∫ Fultonville Volunteer Fire Department

Division 5

Line up on West Eighth Avenue starting at North Main Street Please enter from Bleecker Street.

∫ Miss Upstate New York 2019 Heather Graves

∫ Udderly Delicious

∫ Nethaway’s Towing

∫ Fulton County Barbershop

∫ James Chevrolet

∫ RJ Tech

∫ Fort Johnson Volunteer Fire Department

∫ Jumping Beans Bounce House Rentals

∫ GoodbuyZ

∫ Photography by Shawna Lee

∫ Mysticglendesigns Vinyl Designs

∫ Bleecker Street Church of Christ

∫ Lonely Customs 4X4

∫ Sammonsville Volunteer Fire Department

Division 6

Line up on East Eighth Avenue at North Main Street. Enter from Kingsboro Avenue.

∫ Shooting Stars Dance Academy

∫ The Kwiatkowski Family escorted by Doug Gunnerson

∫ Canajoharie Volunteer Fire Department

∫ Becker’s Auto Salvage Inc.

∫ Northern Trails Glass Shop

∫ Gloversville Recreation Commission

∫ Horse Lovers 4H Club (Tammy Angus)

∫ Santa escorted by the Gloversville Fire Department

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