Tulsa Christmas Parade – Teachers, Public Services, and Corporations spread the cheer

The pre-parade activities began with a Chick-fil-A float. Its parade representatives gave away red bags of goodies in collaboration with Tulsa Pop Kids to children along the parade route. Photo by Mariia Shevchenko.
The parade officially started at 11 a.m. with three police motorcycles driving through the streets. Photo by Mariia Shevchenko.
The Sedan Junior and Senior High School marching bands walked shortly after the beginning of the parade. Photo by Mariia Shevchenko.
Soldier’s Wish is a major sponsor of the Tulsa Christmas Parade and is a nonprofit focusing on granting the wishes of veterans, service members, and their families. Photo by Mariia Shevchenko.
The parade sent mixed messages, a Soldier’s Wish military truck adorned with wreaths and Christmas ornaments drove through an event largely meant for children. Photo by Mariia Shevchenko.
Tulsa Public Schools and Sodexo, a hospitality company that provides lunch food and staff to Tulsa schools, parade entry was the “Wrap-O-Matic” float. Photo by Mariia Shevchenko.
The Go Life van, a pro-life and religious organization participated in the parade. Photo by Mariia Shevchenko.
An inflatable Ernie from the Sesame Street television programming was a featured float in the parade. Photo by Mariia Shevchenko.
Catwoman, sitting on the passenger seat of the Batmobile, waved as parents took pictures and children jumped waving back. Photo by Mariia Shevchenko.
Cosplayers dressed as Stormtroopers, the Punisher, and Bane walked side by side with the Batmobile. Photo by Mariia Shevchenko.
The group, Sol Azteca, from San Miguel Middle School performed contemporary Hispanic dances in the Christmas Parade. Photo by Mariia Shevchenko.
The group, Danza Guadalupana from San Miguel Middle School performed traditional Hispanic dancing in honor of “Our Lady of Guadalupe” at the Tulsa Christmas Parade. San Miguel Middle School won first place prize for Best Live Performance / Music and Band and third place for Best Float. Photo by Mariia Shevchenko.

More information about the Tulsa Christmas Parade can be found on its website, https://tulsachristmasparade.org/, Instagram, and Facebook

On Dec. 10, the Tulsa Christmas Parade, sponsored by American Waste Control, celebrated its 96th anniversary year with “Art Deco through the Halls” this month. Photo by Mariia Shevchenko.