Locals welcomed the winter season on Saturday with the Winter Jubilee event. (Jerusalem Amosha/Black Press)

Locals welcomed the winter season on Saturday with the Winter Jubilee event. (Jerusalem Amosha/Black Press)

VIDEO: Winter Jubilee 2017

Highlights from the 28th annual seasonal celebration

The 28th annual Winter Jubilee event helped kick off the holiday season in Abbotsford on Saturday.

Events included: a festive holiday parade, tree lighting. performances and the arrival of Santa Claus himself

Also featured was entertainment, craft beer gardens, food trucks, interactive children’s games + activities, handmade + artisan marketplaces, carollers, and a vintage photo booth area with Santa and Mrs. Claus, presented by Spruce Collective.

Video by: Jerusalem Amosha/Black Press

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