Parade des Jouets kindles the Christmas spirit

Photo: Danielle Burns

Six-year-old Matias, with his four year-old sister Alicia, friend Citlally (also four) and two-year-old baby sister Annabelle, patiently wait for the parade to start.

What is the true meaning of Christmas? Is it gifts under the tree? Stockings stuffed? Turkeys stuffed? Rum and eggnog with friends and family? Christmas parties?