OTTAWA - On Sunday, Nov. 25, the Ottawa Area Chamber of Commerce will host the 20th Annual Welcome Santa Parade followed by food and entertainment in Ottawa Memorial Park. The parade will start at 2 p.m. from the corner of Locust and Fourth Streets near Sts. Peter and Paul Church.

Immediately following the parade, FREE family-friendly activities will take place in Ottawa Memorial Park including visits and photos with Santa Claus, treat bags from Santa, horse drawn wagon rides, a professional ice sculptor, entertainment by OGHS Show Choir and students from The Performing Arts Center, Glandorf, along with free hotdogs, chili soup, cookies and beverages. The Christmas lighting display in the park will also begin the same evening at 5 p.m.