Parade, Santa, crafts and more in Lake Cowichan

The Cowichan Lake Christmas Parade and Lighting of the Big Tree at Saywell Park takes place on Sunday, Dec. 4.

The Cowichan Lake Chamber of Commerce/Country Grocer Christmas Parade and Lighting of the Big Tree at Saywell Park takes place on Sunday, Dec. 4.

Check with the Chamber for information on entering the parade.

At 3 p.m., it’s time to marshall for the parade, which begins at 4 p.m. Then, at 5 p.m., it’s time for the lighting of the big Christmas tree at the park.

Santa Claus will be available from 6 p.m. at the gazebo to sit and meet with children, where they will have the chance to whisper their wishes in his ear.

Also under the gazebo, there will be hot chocolate, and sugar cookies will be available under the Country Grocer tents. Vendors will be selling their wares in a Chrismtas market.

Volunteers are still needed to marshall, and control traffic for the parade so if you’ve got time, why not join the fun?