Santa and his reindeer are coming to Lakewood! All Lakewood residents are invited to the 13th annual holiday festival Friday, Dec.5, from 4 to 7 p.m., at Lakewood City Hall, 6000 Main Street in Lakewood.
The holiday festival includes tree decorating and lighting, children‚Äôs crafts and holiday music featuring the Lakes High School Choir, the Greater Life Church Choir and Mann Middle School‚Äôs Royal Blue Choir. Santa‚Äôs reindeer will be on display from 4 to 7 p.m.
At 4:30 p.m., Lakewood‚Äôs Christmas tree will be lighted and refreshments will be served. Santa arrives at 4:45 p.m. escorted by Clover Park High School‚Äôs Marching Band and will visit with youngsters from 5 to 7 p.m. in City Hall.
Portions of the holiday festival are held outdoors; participants are encouraged to plan and dress accordingly. Participants are also encouraged to bring donations of non-perishable food items for the Lakewood Youth Council food drive.
The holiday festival is sponsored by the City of Lakewood and made possible by donations from many local businesses and volunteers. For more information on the holiday festival, call Sara Stratton at 589-2489.