Rain or shine, the show must go on.
And so the Macon Christmas parade took center stage on Cherry Street Sunday afternoon for the 53rd time.
"If it was raining, I'd be in a tree with an umbrella," 19-year-old Shantae Brown said. "I've been doing this all my life. What's the point of missing it now?"
From dance teams to motorcyles to Santa himself, parade-goers say there's something here for everyone, and it keeps them coming back every year.
"My wife comes to see Ben Jones," John Cahill jokes. "I come to see Suzanne Lawler.
For some, the decades-old tradition is something they aren't willing to miss.
"To tell you how much of an effort we made, we left Florida at 8:30 this morning, it was 70 degrees and bright sunshine, and we drove all the way up here just to come to this parade today," Cahill said.
From long-time parade-goers to the little ones, there's a wide range of ages that come to the Macon parade.