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20th Annual Candy Cane Drive Set This Saturday

Escorted by local police and firefighters, Santa will make stops at numerous Santa Monica parks between 10:30 a.m. and 3:45 p.m.

Santa Claus will spread good cheer and thousands of candy canes at the 20th Annual "Candy Cane Drive" on Saturday, Dec. 1.

Local police and firefighters will escort the man in the red coat as he travels by car across the city.

"Santa Monica children are encouraged to look and listen for the lights and sirens of the public safety vehicles, while parents are encouraged to bring their cameras," the Santa Monica Police Department said in a press release.

Santa's scheduled stops are:

  • 10:30 - 11 a.m. Douglas Park, California Avenue at 25th Street
  • 11:15 - 11:45 a.m. Christine Reed Park, California Avenue and Lincoln Boulevard
  • Noon - 12:30 p.m. Third Street Promenade at Wilshire Boulevard
  • 1:45 - 2:15 p.m. Virginia Avenue Park, at 2200 Virginia Ave.
  • 2:30 - 3 p.m. Marine Park, Marine and 17th streets
  • 3:15 - 3:45 p.m. Clover Park, Ocean Park Boulevard and 25th Street (parking lot)

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