FALL RIVER: Despite the cold weather, hundreds came out for Christmas on the Canal in Fall River on Dec. 1, celebrating the kick off of the holiday season.

The Lions Christmas Express Parade debuted with it’s new route, and saw many community groups and businesses take part.

Santa and Mrs. Cla adoring children along the route. (Cameron photo)us wave to younj

It all ended with the FRABA sponsored Christmas Tree lighting, which included treats from local businesses, a photo op display, heaters, and lots of music from Joyful Sounds.

Here’s Editor Abby Cameron’s Photo Gallery from Christmas on the Canal.

(Cameron photos)

Singers from Joyful Sounds perform. (Cameron photo)