Crowds set to welcome Santa and Co. in Ontario starting Friday

This year’s Winter Wonderland Parade queen Kyla Larson is flanked by princesses Bentley Weldon and Hailee Hill at the coronation event. (The Enterprise/Joe Siess)

ONTARIO – Two of the biggest holiday events of the season are coming later this week - Santa’s Breakfast and the Winter Wonderland Parade. 

The breakfast is at 6:45 a.m. Friday at the Ontario Elks Lodge, 20 S.W. 3rd St., and the parade will be held on Saturday at 1 p.m.

The parade, conducted by the Ontario Area Chamber of Commerce and presented by the Malheur Enterprise, kicks off from Fourth Avenue in Ontario and will include a visit from Santa in Moore Park at the end.  

Kyla Larson, this year’s Winter Wonderland Parade queen, was crowned at the Ontario Chamber’s coronation . . .