WILTON MANORS, Fla., Nov. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- With the cooler weather settling in and the holiday season upon us, there is something magical happening for kids (and adults!) of all ages in the City of Wilton Manors. Residents, visitors and neighbors are invited to come and experience the joy, enchantment and even SNOW in the City of Wilton Manors at the following FREE holiday events.
Holiday Lighting Ceremony
Thursday, December 3, 2015, 6:30 p.m.
Jaycee Park, Wilton Drive and NE 21 Court
Kick off the holidays at the annual lighting of the holiday Menorah, Kinara and the Wilton Manors Christmas Tree. There will be musical performances by local artists, food, vendors and lots of holiday festivities.
Santa by the Sea
Wednesday, December 16, 2015, 5:30 p.m.
Colohatchee Park, 1975 NE 15th Ave.
Want to see Santa plan his route around the Island City for Christmas? Well, you're in luck! Santa and friends will visit Colohatchee Park at 5:30 p.m. and set off for a two-and-a-half-hour sleigh ride in the waterways surrounding Wilton Manors. So, keep your eyes on the water between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. for the sleigh or stop by Colohatchee Park to say farewell to the merry group before they depart for their journey.
Santa's Enchanted Evening
Thursday, December 17, 2015, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Wilton Manors Elementary, 2401 NE 3rd Ave.
Share in an evening filled with holiday cheer and fun activities including bounce houses, face painting and food. To add to the festivities, early weather reports predict that a strange and unusual amount of snow will fall right here in the Island City - just in time for children 12 and under to enjoy!
For additional information regarding the holiday events in the City of Wilton Manors, please contact the Leisure Services Department at (954) 390-2130. 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.
CONTACT: Laurie Menekou, (954) 732-0754 (or)
SOURCE The City of Wilton Manors