November 12, 2011 (Alpine) -- Santa arrives in Alpine Friday, December 9 at 6:30 p.m. riding down Alpine Boulevard for the 16th annual Alpine Village Christmas Parade of Lights.
Immediately following the parade, Santa and his helpers will help light the Alpine Community Christmas Tree at the Alpine Creek Town Center, 1347 Tavern Road. Join a holiday sing-a-long, and stay for the free snow hill sledding.
The parade lineup starts at 6 p.m. at the five-way stoplight in the center of town on West Victoria Drive at Alpine Boulevard. The short march down Alpine Boulevard starts at 6:30 p.m. and ends at the Snow Festival from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Alpine Creek Town Center. Some Snow Festival vendor and crafter spaces are still available at $25 each. For more information or to reserve vendor or crafters’ spaces, call the Alpine Mountain Empire Chamber of Commerce at (619) 445-2722, e-mail Chamber.Kelly@att.net.