The rain didn't stop the Art Van Santa Parade

The Art Van Santa Parade marks the start of the holiday season in West Michigan.

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - The annual Art Van Santa Parade kicked off the holiday season in Grand Rapids today. 

Despite the rainy weather, the parade carried on. It's a local tradition that has been happening for more than 100 years.

Downtown Grand Rapids was filled with the sound of local marching bands, carolers and performers. 

The theme this year was A Very Merry Mitten. 

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