LOOK: Photos of the Parade of Lights

The annual Parade of Lights processed across town on December 2 and drew thousands of spectators. Here’s a look at what we saw.

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A massive tiger floats above the parade of lights. Dec. 2, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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A massive tiger floats above the parade of lights. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

The annual Parade of Lights processed across town on December 2 and drew thousands of spectators. Here’s a look at what we saw, including some less-jolly folks, protestors rallying for the repeal of the city’s urban camping ban. The issue came to a head on Monday night. But the protestors’ presence was overwhelmed by holiday joy, and there was certainly plenty to look at. See for yourself:

Kassie Hubbard prepares for the parade of lights. Dec. 2, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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Kassie Hubbard has glitter applied to her face before the parade. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Overland High School students Maggie O'Riley (right to left), Grant Gulevich, Finn O'Riley and Malik Elgomati before the parade of lights. Dec. 2, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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Overland High School students Maggie O'Riley (right to left), Grant Gulevich, Finn O'Riley and Malik Elgomati dressed as elves. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

The clown dressing room before the parade of lights. Dec. 2, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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The clown dressing room before the parade of lights. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Clown Ron Seigneur in the clown dressing room before the parade of lights. Dec. 2, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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Clown Ron Seigneur in the clown dressing room. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Clowns Tracey Campbell and Mark Williams in the clown dressing room before the parade of lights. Dec. 2, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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Clowns Tracey Campbell and Mark Williams sit nonchalantly. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Clown Terrance Carroll in the clown dressing room before the parade of lights. Dec. 2, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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Clown Terrance Carroll has his photo taken, twice. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Jerry Burton speaks at a right to rest protest  as elves pass in the background during the parade of lights. Dec. 2, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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Jerry Burton speaks at a "right to rest" protest as elves pass in the background before the parade. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Brandice McMillen speaks at a right to rest protest during the parade of lights. Dec. 2, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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Protest organizer Brandice McMillen speaks at a "right to rest" rally during the parade. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Jerry Burton speaks at a right to rest protest during the parade of lights. Dec. 2, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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Jerry Burton speaks at the protest. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

The CSU marching band. Parade of lights. Dec. 2, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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The CSU marching band. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

A giant nutcracker and rocking horse. Parade of lights. Dec. 2, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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A giant nutcracker and rocking horse. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Steve Snyder and the Denver Water Running Toilet at the parade of lights. Dec. 2, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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Steve Snyder and the Denver Water Running Toilet pose for a photo. Dec. 2, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

A floating tiger and wrapped gift and the capitol. Parade of lights. Dec. 2, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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A floating tiger and wrapped gift and the Capitol. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

The CSU marching band. Parade of lights. Dec. 2, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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The CSU marching band flag twirlers. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

The CSU marching band. Parade of lights. Dec. 2, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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The CSU marching band. Parade of lights. Dec. 2, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

An illuminated horse. Parade of lights. Dec. 2, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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An illuminated horse. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

A dragon operated by the  Shaolin Hung Mei Kung Fu school. Parade of lights. Dec. 2, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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A dragon operated by the Shaolin Hung Mei Kung Fu school. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Cosmic jellyfish. Parade of lights. Dec. 2, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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Cosmic jellyfish. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

A decked-out low-rider. Parade of lights. Dec. 2, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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A decked-out low-rider. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Clowns delight children. Parade of lights. Dec. 2, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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A clown delights children. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

The Denver Citywide Marching Band. Parade of lights. Dec. 2, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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The Denver Citywide Marching Band. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

The Denver Citywide Marching Band. Parade of lights. Dec. 2, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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The Denver Citywide Marching Band. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Superman high-fives spiderman. Parade of lights. Dec. 2, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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Superman high-fives spiderman. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Dancers twirl to "Feliz Navidad." Parade of lights. Dec. 2, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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Dancers twirl to "Feliz Navidad." (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

A tent representing a right to rest protest before a float at the parade of lights. Dec. 2, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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A tent representing a right to rest protest before a float at the parade of lights. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Firedancers march down Tremont. Parade of lights. Dec. 2, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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Firedancers march down Tremont. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

The big man himself. Parade of lights. Dec. 2, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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The big man himself. Parade of lights. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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