Center Stage: Lafayette Christmas Parade
PMO staff, Steve Schlenk and Lance Connolly prepare for the Christmas festivities to begin.
Director Bill Griffel and Assistant Director Ted Arthur enjoy a nice cozy ride as they wait for the parade festivities to begin.
PMO students are bundled up for the parade. Today's forecast called for cold windy conditions.
Purduette Juniors Kirsten Fletter, Courtney Petro, and Jessica Starrett pose for the camera before the parade starts to promote this year’s Purdue Christmas show.
PMO hits the streets of Lafayette to promote the 2009 Christmas Show “The Spirit of the Season.”
The Purduettes gather to sing a birthday fire up to Brittany Reiff, a fellow group member.
The hustle and bustle begins as handbills are passed out to promote the upcoming show.
Steve Schlenk drives his car in the parade as Purdue Musical Organization’s parade float.
Keeping with the tradition of past years, the students sing traditional Christmas carols while walking through the parade route.
Student Assistant Manager Daniel Gardnier directs the group in singing the Christmas carols.
Sophomore Communications major Sara Erwin distributes handbills and helps brings holiday cheer.
PMO students walk along the parade route having fun and wearing their bright blue Christmas show shirts.
Annually the Lafayette West Lafayette Christmas parade attracts hundreds of people to celebrate the Christmas season.
Back on the West Lafayette side of the river, the parade comes to a end at Wabash Landing. Another successful year for the Lafayette Christmas Parade. Great job everyone!