Garden Grove

“Winter In the Grove” comes Dec. 7

MYA SHIMUZI rocked the stage at the Christmas Tree Lighting in 2017 in Garden Grove’s Village Green Park (Photos by Orange County Tribune)

The City of Garden Grove will present the 2nd Annual Winter in the Grove event on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., at Village Green Park, 12732 Main St..

Along with an additional 20 tons of snow, new activities at this year’s event include Santa’s Garage car show by OC Drive and a holiday craft boutique with local crafters. Returning activities include a children’s craft area, holiday refreshments, letters to Santa, holiday-themed photo opportunities, inflatable attractions, and over 60 tons of real snow forming 12 slides. Unlimited snow slides are $5, or donate one new, unwrapped $10 toy and receive two unlimited snow slide wrist bands, limited to the first 500 wristbands. Food will be available for purchase from local non-profits.

Entertainment from local choirs and dance academies begin at 3:30 p.m., with the program starting at 5:00 p.m. The event culminates with Mayor Steve Jones and the Garden Grove City Council lighting the 24-foot Christmas tree, and the arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus.

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