Christmas season kicks off with Ontario’s Winter Wonderland Parade

Horses, floats, and plenty of fun marked the 2018 edition of the Winter Wonderland Parade in Ontario Dec. 1.

Santa Clause braved the rain to make an appearance during the Winter Wonderland Parade in Ontario.

Plenty of local residents showed to watch the annual Ontario parade, many dressed in festive, holiday apparel.

A variety entertainment marked the Winter Wonderland Parade.

Periodic rain showers did not douse the fun for many residents as they retreated under the protection of umbrellas and watched the Winter Wonderland Parade.

The Fruitland High School band and an honor guard led the Winter Wonderland Parade through Ontario.

Winter Wonderland Parade Grand Marshal Doug Dean waves at the crowds standing and sitting on sidewalks Saturday.