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21st Annual Candy Cane Drive Set for 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.

Patch file photo.
Patch file photo.

Santa Claus is coming to town very early this year ... and Santa Monica's firefighters and police officers are leading the way. Santa and his public safety helpers will be distributing good cheer and thousands of candy canes as part of the 21st annual "Candy Cane Drive” on Saturday, Dec. 7.

Everyone is invited to join in the annual Candy Cane Drive.

Santa's scheduled stops are as follows:

  • 10:30 - 11 a.m. Douglas Park – California Avenue & 25th Street
  • 11:15 -11:45 a.m. Christine Reed Park – California Avenue & Lincoln Boulevard
  • noon - 12:30 p.m. Third Street Promenade & Wilshire Boulevard
  • 1:45 - 2:15 p.m. Virginia Avenue Park – 2200 Virginia Ave.
  • 2:30 - 3 p.m. Marine Park – Marine Street & 17th Street
  • 3:15 - 3:45 p.m. Clover Park – Ocean Park Boulevard & 25th Street

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.

For more information, call the Santa Monica Police Department, Community Relations Unit at (310) 458-8474.

Santa Monica Police Department press release

davidoffdany December 04, 2013 at 03:05 PM
Are you sure that it's on Saturday December 1?
Alexander Nguyen December 04, 2013 at 03:25 PM
Thanks for noticing, it's been fixed.

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