Tonight is the parade. Last year Dan Dalager used his special mayor powers to change the name of the parade from Encinitas Holiday Parade to Encinitas Christmas Parade. Dalager said that the parade was always called The Christmas Parade and that the politically correct Holiday Parade name was for "whiners".
But according to this souvenir mug from 1965, the parade was actually called the St. Nick Parade.
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