Santa visits Utica

Santa Claus waves to people on the top of a Utica Fire truck on Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022 in Utica. The Utica Fire Protection District has been hosting Santa since December 1941 and is one of the oldest Santa parades in the Illinois Valley. Each December, the Utica Fire Department escorts Santa throughout subdivisions and parades throughout the village.

Santa Claus waves to people from the top of a Utica fire truck on Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022.

The Utica Fire Protection District has been hosting Santa since December 1941 and is one of the oldest Santa parades in the Illinois Valley. Each December, the Utica Fire Department escorts Santa throughout subdivisions and parades throughout the village.

Santa Claus waves to people on the top of a Utica Fire truck on Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022 in Utica. The Utica Fire Protection District has been hosting Santa since December 1941 and is one of the oldest Santa parades in the Illinois Valley.