Medina, NY (in northwestern NY's Orleans County)
celebrates the arrival of Santa on the Saturday after Thanksgiving.
This day long Olde Tyme Christmas celebration features
children's activities, food, entertainment, parades and much more.
Historic Main St. in Medina, NY

Both Photos by Lynne Menz   
The 6th annual parade will be on
November 29, 2014


Here's the latest:


Photos from the 2013 Parade

Photos courtesy of Alan Turner

Award winners from Olde Tyme Christmas and the Parade are listed below.

Thanks to all the participants in this year's parade
and to all the thousands of enthusiastic people along Park Ave. and Main St.!!!


The 2013 Parade of Lights might be the best yet!

A wonderful day was had by all!

In relatively mild weather crowds lined Main Street and the entire length of Park Avenue.

And the FLOATS!
What a fantastic job all of the entrants did this year!

We want to thank all those visitors and the volunteers, vendors, performers, store owners, float builders, Medina police, Orleans auxiliary police, DPW, parade sponsors, announcers, judges and others who's hard work made the day possible.
And, of course, Santa and Mrs. Claus who took time from their busy Christmas schedule to spend the entire day with us in Medina.


The Medina Journal-Register reported in 2012:

"Parade lights up downtown celebration. Thousands turn out to see locals' floats."


The Batavia Daily News reported in 2012:

"Magnificent. Amazing. Unbelievable."
"There were so many people here visiting from all over,” said Medina Mayor Andrew Meier. “We put our best foot forward and those people left with a lot of warm regards for our community — something they will carry with them for a long time.”


Channel 4 WIVB in Buffalo reported (2012):
"A holiday tradition in Medina continues to grow. "
You can watch their video





BMP of America, Inc.   —  Key Bank   —  Medina Dental Group
Rosenkrans Pharmacy — Lyons Collision
Historic Village Bed and Breakfast

Our sponsors make it possible for us to:
Bring in marching bands and other performing groups, and
Present a variety of awards for the most spectacular floats.

THANK YOU to all our 2013 sponsors!!


2013 Committee Members
Olde Tyme Christmas
Lisa Trippensee Apple Blossom Florist
Cindy Robinson The English Rose Tea Shop
Sue and Kevin DeHollander
Shelly and Jackie DeHollander
Kathy Blackburn

Parade of Lights

Jim Hancock

Mark Irwin
David Miller
Gail Miller
Betty Rogowski
Reinhard Rogowski

David Schwert
Trudi Schwert
David Stacey



Congratulations to the winners of the
2013 awards

Parade of Lights

Grand Prize - Matt Mundion Construction
Star Award (for Creativity) – Orleans Master Gardeners
Littlest Elf Award (for best design for involving Youth and Adults) -
Orleans County Town Clerks
Community Service Award (for entry best representing their community) – Lyndonville Fire Company
Santa's Pick Award –  Stanton Signs

Best In Class
Commercial/Business - Roberts Farm Market
Not-for-Profit -
Orleans YMCA
Religious -
Medina Methodist Church
Service Organization – Medina Mustang Band Boosters

Fire Department - Medina Fire Department

Other - Medina School Transportation Dept.


Olde Tyme Christmas

Cutest little elf contest winners:
1st/ Benjamin R.
2nd/ Jaelyn C.
3rd/ Winry T.

Scavenger hunt winners:
1st/ Bobby V.
2nd/ Jonathan B.
3rd/ Cindy S.

Pets on parade winner: TBA

Coloring contest winners:
Saige W.
Dakota A.
Nathan S.


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