Santa Parade names Grand Marshal, Guest of Honor

Posted at 12:36 PM, Aug 27, 2015
and last updated 2015-08-27 12:36:00-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Two West Michigan natives who have made it big in reality TV will be honored guests in the 2015 Art Van Santa Parade presented by the Grand Rapids Jaycees.

The Grand Marshal of the annual downtown parade will be Rachel Reenstra, host of “The Wildlife Docs” on ABC.  She previously starred in “Ms. Adventure” on the Animal Planet.  The Guest of Honor at the parade will be Matt Giraud, who finished 5th on Season 8 of American Idol on Fox.

The parade is November 21st at 9:00am, starting at the corner of Michigan and Monroe in downtown Grand Rapids.  For more, visit .

Rachel Reenstra – photo provided by GR Jaycees