Garden Grove

“Winter in the Grove” moved to Dec. 12

THE “WINTER IN THE GROVE” event scheduled for Saturday at the Village Green Park has been postponed to Thursday, Dec. 12 because of a forecast of rain (File photo).

Due to rain in the forecast, the Winter in the Grove event, scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 7, has been postponed to Thursday, Dec. 12, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., in Village Green Park, 12732 Main Street.

Individuals who pre-purchased a snow slide wrist band and are unavailable to attend the new event date can call (714) 741-5200 during City Hall hours for reimbursement.

Activities at the event include Santa’s Garage car show by OC Drive, a holiday craft boutique with local crafters, 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.

The program starts with entertainment from local choirs and dance academies at 6:00 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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