Monday, December 3, 2007

Dunedin Florida Downtown - Christmas Celebration

Dunedin Florida Downtown - Christmas CelebrationFirst, I must say, if any of you would like to see a daytime shot of the bridge I featured on Bridge day, click here.

The Old Fashioned Christmas Celebration was a big hit. Lots and lots of people having a good time. There were all sorts of food choices, and plenty of live entertainment. You cannot forget the children at Christmas time, and there was plenty for them too.

Santa was sitting with the little ones to have their pictures taken with him. There was a whole section for kids where they played old fashioned games, made crafts and so much more. In fact, down the side street where Erika's and The Enchanted Branch are, they had a whole second street festival setup for kids, where they played with 'old fashioned' toys like hoops, and walking on cans, and walking on stilts. It seemed to be a great time.

There was a concert in the Pioneer Park band shell. Very nice, with different 'acts' from a variety of groups throughout this area. Most merchants were open, providing everything from free drinks to information about their products.

Oh, and let's not forget the carriage and hay wagon rides!! Yes, and even a little train for the kiddies to ride! And believe me, there was more that I cannot remember at the moment, but as I review the pictures for posting, you will hear about anything I forgot. In the meantime, the pictures below include a boy getting a test drive on an old High Wheel bicycle; happy people getting a ride on a hay wagon; and happy dog owners enjoying their happy dogs! There were quite a few dogs enjoying the festivities, and all seemed very well behaved.
Dunedin Old Fashioned Christmas Celebration - High Wheeler Bike Dunedin Old Fashioned Christmas Celebration - Hay Wagon Rides Dunedin Old Fashioned Christmas Celebration - Dogs and their Owners

11 comments:

  1. It surely looks like a fine place to be. The scene in the first photo is wonderful. Everyone seems to be having a great time. Nice post. :)

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  2. looks like a great party! and I always wondered how would Christmas in shorts would be like :). have a great week!

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  3. Are they having fun or what!!!!!

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  4. Oh Wayne, I would have loved to be there! Your beautiful photo made me think of "Les estivales" in Montpellier.

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  5. Looks like everybody have a great time!

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  6. Looks like great fun. I'm anxious to see the rest of the photos. Good shots.

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  7. What a great way to get people out together having fun and spending money. Looks like even the big kids were enjoying themselves.

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  8. Is this a joyful season or what?! Great photos.

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  9. Very festive Christmas celebration. Nice set of photos. Like the high wheel bicycle and hay wagon photographs.

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  10. beautiful ! great party but it doesn't really feel like christmas . or am i too old fashioned ? hahaha . the santa was there already ? but then , on the dec 24 he'll be back again ?

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