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2019 Theme: Woodland Park’s Christmas Vacation
This year we are celebrating the 31st Anniversary of the Lighter Side of Christmas Parade and the 30th anniversary of the classic comedy film, National Lampoon’s “Christmas Vacation.” As the holidays approach, Clark Griswold (Chevy Chase) wants to have a perfect family Christmas, so he pesters his wife, Ellen (Beverly D’Angelo), and children, as he tries to make sure everything is in line, including the tree and house decorations. However, things go awry quickly. His hick cousin, Eddie (Randy Quaid), and his family show up unplanned and start living in their camper on the Griswold property.
Our goal is to have fun, let our imaginations run wild, and have the best event EVER in our community. What’s the plan for your Christmas vacation?? Remember, this is the LIGHTER Side of Christmas … Have fun!
“Christmas in the Stars”. The 2018 LSOC Parade theme.
The Lighter Side of Christmas Parade Committee is in full swing planning for the 2018 Parade – “Christmas in the Stars.” This year we are celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Lighter Side of Christmas Parade.
Proceeds from this year’s event will benefit the LSOC Parade as well as the Ute Pass Honor Guard (American Legion, Eric V. Dickson Post 1980 and VFW, Thomas Kelly Post 6051) whose members have lead the LSOC parade for many years.
There are lots of celebrations surrounding space related films this year, including but not limited to: 2001: A Space Odyssey, Star Wars, Star Trek, Guardians of the Galaxy, Spaceballs, Avatar, WALL-E, The Fifth Element, Apollo 13, Lost in Space, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Space Jam, Men in Black, Stargate, Mars Attacks, Lost in Space, Muppets in Space, and a whole lot more! (Are you getting the picture here???) Our goal is to have fun, let our imaginations run wild, and have the best event EVER in our community.
We are continuing to increase our social media presence each year. Please be sure to like our Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/pages/Lighter-Side-of-Christmas. Also, share any holiday specials with us so we can help promote on our page.