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La Pine Christmas Light Parade 2008

Real Estate Agent with West + Main

Parade of Christmas Lights La Pine Oregon 2008Every year La Pine Oregon has a great show of community support with a Christmas Light Parade.  I can still remember the first one "Trucker's Light Parade."  The parade has seen all kinds of weather and entries, in the beginning it seems that a lot of the trucks passing through this sleepy town would enter. 

As the years have gone by more and more of the community members have joined in.  This event is one of those that many watch from the warmth of their running vehicles.  This year most of us stood along the road side and were pleasantly surprised to find the temperature near 40.

Next year - I hope our company can put together an entry.

If you missed this year's parade you can see it now by clicking on the photo.

Enjoy - if you are thinking of relocating to Central Oregon - this is just one of the event you can expect to enjoy, call or email me and I will share with you some of the other fun things to do in Central Oregn.

Jo Olson
HOMEFRONT Realty - Kettle Falls, WA
Retired - HOMEFRONT Realty @ LAKE Roosevelt

How fun! I love parades and ones at Christmas have got to be exciting!

Dec 07, 2008 06:17 AM
Fred Chamberlin
Guild Mortgage Co - Oak Harbor WA - Oak Harbor, WA
Oak Harbor/Whidbeynulls, #1 Experienced FHA Mortgage Consultant

Wow, all of that in LaPine? Small town celebrations are always the best. We had the Springfield Christmas parade yesterday, I will have to get my pics posted.

Dec 07, 2008 06:59 AM
Kat DeLong
Realty ONE Group Mountain Desert - Prescott, AZ

Thesa: That is awesome. Thanks for providing the link to see it.    Be watching for my "Blue Jay Parade" pic's in a few days.


Dec 07, 2008 07:45 AM
Jesse Clifton
Jesse Clifton & Associates - Fairbanks, AK

How cool is that?  Sounds like La Pine has got the Christmas spirit big time!  Great video, btw.  Fantastic.  Oh, and I'm glad to see your smiling face back in the 'Rain! :)

Dec 07, 2008 07:59 AM
Teri Eckholm
Boardman Realty - White Bear Lake, MN
REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro

Thesa--We have a similar event, the Holidazzle parade in Minneapolis, but our family has never gone...We are so wimpy when it is cold! :)

Dec 07, 2008 09:20 AM
Marchel Peterson
Results Realty - Spring, TX
Spring TX Real Estate E-Pro

Thesa, Okay 40 is a pleasant surprise.  We would be grabbing our parkas and complaining about how cold it is (lol).  It looks like a fun time.

Dec 07, 2008 09:25 AM
Sandra Cummings
William Raveis Real Estate - Guilford, CT
Real Estate Agent, Guilford Connecticut

Thesa - We don't have anything like that here. Usually just the lightening of the Tree on the town green. Sounds like this is a blast!

Dec 07, 2008 10:25 AM
Mesa, Arizona Real Estate Mesa Arizona Realtor
Homes Arizona Real Estate LLC - Mesa, AZ

Thesa, great picture. We had our's last night - in Phoenix, but I know there are others around as well. It's definitely a great time of year. ;-)


Dec 07, 2008 01:09 PM
Margaret Woda
Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc. - Crofton, MD
Maryland Real Estate & Military Relocation

I love the light parades!  In Annapolis, there's a light parade on the water, but we always end up with a conflict at such a busy time of year.

Dec 07, 2008 08:37 PM
Neal Bloom
Brokered by eXp Realty LLC - Weston, FL
Realtor CRS-Weston FL Real Estate

I love a good parade...I hope it's fun for you and don't slip on the ice...hope you feel better.

Dec 07, 2008 10:39 PM
Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Broker
Elizabeth Anne Weintraub, Broker - Sacramento, CA
Put 40 years of experience to work for you

I love Christmas parades. When I lived in Newport Beach, I attended the holiday parade on the bay every year. Everybody decorates their boats, loads up a thermos with hot-buttered rum and floats around Newport Bay.

Elizabeth Weintraub Land Park Real Estate Agent in Sacramento

Dec 08, 2008 02:17 AM
Elizabeth Nieves
The Elizabeth Nieves Realty Group - Durham, NC
Bilingual Raleigh - Durham North Carolina Real Estate Team

I LOVE light shows. We try to do at least one every year, but we missed it last year. Time to find one now!! Thanks for the inspiration and GBU~

Dec 08, 2008 05:38 AM