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Where to See Santa on the White Mountains

Come Join Santa at the Village

On December 1st, children will be able to visit with Santa to tell him their Christmas wishes and receive a gift bag and a free photo of the child with Santa while sitting in the beautifully handcrafted Santa Throne made especially for this free event. Refreshments of hot chocolate and cookies will be served while you enjoy entertainment by Christmas carolers, musicians, dancers and storytellers until 8 pm. There will be drawings for prizes and a canned food donation. Prizes are donated by The Shoppes at the Village, including WME Theatres, Advantage Realty Professionals (they are giving away one of Tina Camp’s famous Gingerbread Houses), R & R Pizza, The Village Grill,  Mountain Dream Creamery, Expressions Salon and Verizon Cellular. There will be a live Radio Remote. Santa will be arriving at 5 pm by fire truck, courtesy of the Lakeside Fire Department. The event is held at the Lakeside theatre complex located at 1555 W. White Mountain Blvd, Lakeside, AZ.

Greet Santa When He Flies in to Show Low

On December 3rd, come see Santa fly in at 9 am at National Bank of Arizona, 1400 E. Woolford Rd., Show Low. Santa will Fly-in and land at the end of Woolford Road and come to National Bank of Arizona where the children can visit with him, his elves and the helicopter pilots. Free goody bags for first 100 kids. Free activities, free hot chocolate and free photos with Santa for the kids. For more information, call 928-532-4500 or 928-537-5700.

1st Annual Pancakes with Santa Breakfast Fundraiser

Show Low’s Cub Scout Pack 733 announces their 1st Annual Pancakes with Santa fundraiser breakfast to take place, Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 from 8 am to 10 am at the VFW Post 9907 in Show Low located at 381 N. Central Ave. This event is open to the public and has a door fee of $5 per person with a $5 discount for every party with a multiple of 5 ($20 for a family of 5). $5 per person will get each person a pancake breakfast with sausage, fixings, orange juice and coffee; sit and take a picture with Santa (bring your phone/camera for the photo); keepsake ornament activity station; edible Christmas tree station; and a chance to play in the scouts Raingutter Regata. Cub Scouts is an organization, which encourages civic responsibility in the community, as well as building men of strong moral character. Funds raised at this breakfast will help Show Low youth in Pack 733 to attend scouting activities and summer camp. For details, visit or

Photos with Santa and Your Family and Furry Friends

On December 3rd, bring the whole family to Aspen Ridge’s Photos with Santa fundraiser for furry family members. All proceeds will benefit the Giving Paws fund, which saves the lives of local ill or injured pets. Our Santa is genuine with real white hair and is great with pets! We will do full family, pets only, with kids, whatever people want. The event will take place at Aspen Ridge Animal Hospital in Lakeside from 1-3pm.

Santa & the Shoppes on Gingerbread Lane

Come celebrate the 2016 holiday season at Santa and the Shoppes on Gingerbread Lane. The event will be held on Friday, December 9th and Saturday, December 10th in the Show Low City Campus Gymnasium, 620 E. McNeil. This free event, co-sponsored by Show Low Main Street and the City of Show Low, features a warm, indoor venue with a wide range of special holiday gifts and tasty treats offered by local artists, crafters and small businesses while the sounds of the season play in the background. While you shop, the kids can visit one-on-one and have their photo taken with Santa.

Show Low’s Christmas Light Parade with Santa

Kick off your holiday festivities with Show Low’s annual Christmas Light Parade on Saturday, Dec. 3rd, beginning at 6 pm along the Deuce of Clubs. Everyone will delight in the many floats with their beautiful light displays that depict this year’s theme, “Storybook Christmas.” The kids won’t want to miss Santa waving to the crowd. The parade entry fee for businesses, community groups and families is $20, accepted until Nov. 29. Parade applications are available at Show Low City Hall, 180 N. 9th Street, or the Family Aquatic Center, 1100 W. Deuce of Clubs. For more information about this year’s Show Low Shines parade, call (928) 532-4141.

Following the parade, head over to Show Low City Hall on 9th Street for the annual Christmas tree-lighting ceremony at 7 pm, sponsored by Show Low Main Street. The community tree will be adorned with ornaments handcrafted by Show Low’s elementary school students. Come enjoy both events and get into the spirit of the season!