Ring in the Holiday Season with the City of Wilton Manors

Dec 16, 2013, 18:50 ET from City of Wilton Manors

WILTON MANORS, Fla., Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- There is something magical happening for kids (and adults!) of all ages in the City of Wilton Manors this holiday season. Mayor Gary Resnick invites residents, visitors and neighbors to come and experience the joy, enchantment and SNOW as the city rolls out the holiday festivities.

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Santa's Enchanted Evening
Thursday, December 19, 2013 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Hosted by Santa's little helpers in the Leisure Services Department, the City of Wilton Manors is preparing to welcome Santa Claus and his merry friends to Wilton Manors Elementary School (2401 NE 3rd Avenue, Wilton Manors, FL 33305) from 7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.

Whether you are young or just young-at-heart, here is your chance to meet Old Saint Nick himself, and give him your wish-list. Come celebrate the season with an evening of entertainment, food, face painting and SNOW! Admission is FREE. For more information call (954) 390-2130.

Santa's Fun Run / Walk & Sleigh Race
Saturday, December 21, 2013 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Start the morning off at 8:00 am with hundreds of others in the parking lot of the Shoppes of Wilton Manors (The Shoppes of Wilton Manors 2226 Wilton Drive Wilton Manors, FL 33305) dressed as your favorite holiday character (think Santa, Mrs. Claus, Rudolph, Frosty, an elf, a Dradle, or anything that resonates the holiday season for you) for a 5K Fun Run/Walk around the City of Wilton Manors.

Afterwards, participants and onlookers can spend time hanging out with other holiday characters while sipping refreshments, dancing, and watching stage performers before getting ready for the start of the amazing 2nd Annual Santa's Sleigh Race.

Festivities are from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Registration closes Friday, December 20, 2013 @ 10:00 AM (EST). To register visit http://www.active.com/wilton-manors-fl/running/races/wilton-manors-santa-s-5k-fun-run-walk-2013 or for more information http://www.Wilton5K.com

Wilton Manors Green Market - Saturday, December 21, 2013

Every holiday meal will taste better this season when made with the freshest ingredients. Come out to Wilton Manors Green Market every Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 am2:00 pm in the Wilton Manors City Hall / Hagen Park parking lot.

Come see, smell and taste organic produce, conventional produce, international baked goods, specialty items, spices and herbs, soups, cheeses, coffees and tea, bagels, nuts and dried fruits, baked goods, and various other international and local vendors.

For more information on The Green Market visit www.greenwilton.com or contact Frank and Ron at (954) 531-5363.


The City of Wilton Manors was founded in 1925 by Edward John "Ned" Willingham, a land developer from Georgia. 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 boasts 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) 271-4666 (or) lmenekou@conceptual-communications.com

SOURCE City of Wilton Manors