WILTON MANORS, Fla., Nov. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- 'Tis the season for holiday events and the City of Wilton Manors is ready to celebrate in full force. Residents, visitors and the business community are invited to come and experience the Island City's magical offerings.
Holiday Lighting Ceremony
Thursday, December 8, 2016, 6:30 p.m.
Jaycee Park, Wilton Drive and NE 21 Court, Wilton Manors, Florida
Believe it or not but the Holiday season is just around the corner and to kick it off right the City of Wilton Manors welcomes one and all to join together for the annual Holiday Lighting Celebration! Join with us in the City's tradition of lighting the Menorah, Kinara, and of course the Wilton Manors Christmas Tree! The holiday spirit will be in abundance with plenty of music and festivities for everyone to enjoy. The Holiday Lighting Ceremony will be held on Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. at the corner of Wilton Drive and 21st Court in Jaycee Park.
Santa by the Sea
Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 5:30 p.m.
Colohatchee Park, 1975 NE 15th Ave. Wilton Manors, Florida
Look in the water… is it a manatee? Is it a yacht? NO, it's Santa Claus! This Wilton Manors tradition is like no other holiday event in Broward County. Santa will take to the Sea on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. from Colohatchee Park Boat Ramp (1975 NE 15th Ave.). Santa will sail around the Island City with his elves to spread holiday cheer making stops along the way at Island City Park Preserve (823 NE 28th St.) and Richardson Historic Park and Nature Preserve (1937 Wilton Drive). Be sure to come out to one of these parks to meet and greet Santa or if you live on the water, watch for Santa's sleigh.
Breakfast with Santa
Saturday, December 17, 2016, 10 a.m. – noon
Hagen Park Community Center
2020 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors, Florida
Join Santa for a pancake breakfast and family fun on Saturday, December 17, 2016 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Hagen Park Community Center. In addition to breakfast, there will be pony rides, bounce houses, face painting, story-time, and photo opportunities with jolly Old Saint Nick.
Early reservations, those placed before Friday, December 9, 2016, are $5 per child (under 12 years old) and $7 for adults. Reservations made after December 9, 2016, or on the day of the event, are $10 for both children and adults. Reservations may be made at Hagen Park Community Center (2020 Wilton Drive) or at the Richard C. Sullivan Library (500 NE 26th St.).
For additional information regarding the holiday events in the City of Wilton Manors, please contact the City's Leisure Services Department at (954) 390-2130 or visit www.wiltonmanors.com. Like what the City of Wilton Manors is doing? Show it by liking the City of Wilton Manors on Facebook.
ABOUT THE CITY OF WILTON MANORS
Wilton Manors was laid out in 1925 by Edward John "Ned" Willingham, a land developer from Georgia, as an upscale residential community. It was recognized as a Village in 1947 and incorporated as a City in 1953. Today, the City of Wilton Manors offers all the benefits of a big city from shopping, to hip restaurants and bars, a burgeoning arts community and tons of community events, yet still maintains a cozy, community-feeling offering miles of natural waterways perfect for kayaking, paddle boarding and other outdoor activities. Recently named the "Second Gayest City" in the United States, the City of Wilton Manors celebrates a diverse population of approximately 12,000 residents. To learn more about the live, work and play opportunities in Wilton Manors call (954) 390-2100 or visit www.wiltonmanors.com.
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