2019 SANTA RIDE...UPDATED WITH DETOUR FOR DOUGLAS SCHOOL CONCERTS
On Thursday evening, December 12th, Garden City will present its second annual Santa Ride. Being escorted by a police car and fire truck, Santa will be making a trip throughout our City. While he won’t be stopping on the route, feel free to step out your door, or walk down the street to wave to Jolly Old St. Nick passing by. Starting at 6:30 p.m., the small parade will leave City Hall and travel east on Beechwood Avenue to Helen Street. Santa will then travel south, across Ford Road, to make a right and travel west on Marquette Street. Making a right on Farmington Road, Santa will then make a right and travel east on Pardo Street. Making a left on Hubbard Road and traveling north across Ford Road, Santa will make a right on Maplewood Street traveling east. SANTA WILL MAKE A DETOUR AT MIDDLEBELT AND TRAVEL THROUGH THE GARDEN CITY HIGH SCHOOL PARKING LOT TO ACCOMMODATE THE DOUGLAS CHOIR SHOW. SANTA IS EXPECTED TO RIDE THROUGH THE HIGH SCHOOL PARKING LOT NEAR THE CURB OF O'LEARY AUDITORIUM AND THE MAIN OFFICE BETWEEN 7-7:15PM. PLEASE SEE MAP. Santa will rejoin Maplewood at Central Street, travel east to Helen Road. Making a right on Helen, the parade’s final turn will be onto Dawson Avenue, where the Santa Ride will end in the City Hall Parking Lot. Check out the City's Facebook for real-time updates as to Santa's location.