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Statesboro Downtown Christmas Holiday Celebration
Video and images from Friday's celebration, parade, and chili cookoff
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Santa and Mrs. Claus are welcomed as they make their way down East Main Street during the Statesboro Downtown Christmas Holiday Celebration on Friday, Dec 2. The celebration included a parade, vendors, entertainment, music and the annual Chilitown chili cookoff. - photo by SCOTT BRYANT/staff

Video from the celebration

By: Jason Martin

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Photos from the celebration

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Bryson Johnson, bottom, takes in the sights and sounds of Chilitown while wearing a firefighters hat as mom Roslyn, left, and grandmother Brenda Johnson sample chili during the Statesboro Downtown Christmas Holiday Celebration. - photo by SCOTT BRYANT/staff
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Rory Mitchell gets a smooch from dad Chad during the Statesboro Downtown Christmas Holiday Celebration. - photo by SCOTT BRYANT/staff
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Tormenta mascot Bolt the Ibis, bottom left, was on hand to help kick off the holiday season during the Statesboro Downtown Christmas Holiday Celebration. - photo by SCOTT BRYANT/staff
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Karrah Turner, 4, center left, samples her toasted marshmallow with some help from mom Shannon and dad Matt while Abbie Clifton, 7, begins the process during the Statesboro Downtown Christmas Holiday Celebration. - photo by SCOTT BRYANT/staff
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Tori Zellner, center, and Danielle Dudley of the Pour House Pub on West Main Street serve up chili with smiles and bright lights during the Statesboro Downtown Christmas Holiday Celebration. - photo by SCOTT BRYANT/staff
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