Come join Santa and Mrs. Claus as they officially light the town's holiday decorations! This festive Annual Santa Claus Lane Parade is held annually on the Friday after Thanksgiving and the traditional kick-off to the holiday season. Santa will be in attendance and light up thousands of lights in Lincoln Park and downtown Olean when he parades through the town in celebration. Holiday lights, live music and Mr. and Mrs. Claus - what's not to like? The 33rd Annual Santa Claus Lane Parade is set for Friday, November 29th in downtown Olean, beginning at 7pm.