LAURIUM, Mich. (WJMN) – Children and families can visit with Santa after the town’s Santa Parade on December 18.

Santa will be at the corner of Hecla and Lake Linden Avenue at 5:30 P.M after the parade. for pictures, hot chocolate and treats.

The parade will begin at 4:00 P.M. in Laurium on M-26 and Hecla Street proceeding down Hecla and turning west on M-26 and 3rd Street. It will cross HWY 41 onto Mine Street, go down Red Jacket Road and onto 5th Street.

“The holiday season is always a magical time,” said Jessica Hrebec, village trustee. “We are excited to hold a special event for children and see the holidays through their eyes.”

If there is inclement weather, Santa will be at the Laurium Village Town Hall instead.

Participants in the parade are asked to not have walking entries due to the probability of inclement weather and the length of the route. Line up begins at 3:30 P.M. along Kearsarge Street at the intersection of Lake Linden Avenue in Laurium. Participants are asked to register on Prizes for the top three floats will be awarded. Those interested in participating can contact Leah Polzien at before Wednesday December 15.