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Posted on: December 2, 2022

Santa’s Arrival is Scheduled to Impact Traffic During Windsor Wonderland on Dec. 3

Santa greeting people at Windsor Wonderland by the Great Western Railway in 2021

WINDSOR, Colo. — Santa’s arrival at Windsor Wonderland will result in traffic impacts near Boardwalk Park located at 100 N. 5th St., on Dec. 3. The Town of Windsor will close 5th St. between Main St. and Boardwalk Park. Ash St. will be closed to traffic between 5th St. and 6th St. These closures will be in place on Saturday, Dec. 3 between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m.

“As we prepare for one of Windsor’s largest winter events, these street closures will help make this a safe environment for everyone attending the festival,” said Events Coordinator Lexie Spykstra. “The patience and understanding of our residents, businesses and those attending the event during the street closure is greatly appreciated.”
 
 Event attendees can park in the Boardwalk Park Birch St. parking lot and the gravel lot to the south. Weather permitting, bike trails connecting throughout the town are also available for those interested in avoiding traffic. 

On the day of the event, a toy drive will be set up on behalf of the Weld Elves. Attendees are encouraged to donate a gift — new, unwrapped, and or in its original package —for children ages 2 to 17 years of age.

The schedule of activities includes:

4 p.m. — Santa’s arrival by Great Western Railway train at Boardwalk Park

4:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. — Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony & Holiday Speech by Town of Windsor Mayor Paul Rennemeyer 

5 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. — Holiday caroling from Windsor Middle school 7th & 8th grade Choir

5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. — Windsor Arts Commission presents an Art LIVE! performance of an Ice Sculptor Demo by Cool Hand Ice Sculpting

6:15 to 8 p.m. —Windsor Dance Performances under the Market Pavilion 

6:30 to 8:30 p.m.- Live Reindeer Petting Zoo

5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. — Enjoy a variety of activities and vendor booths such as:

  • Complimentary photos with Santa 
  • Complimentary horse and carriage rides 
  • Complimentary s'mores and hot chocolate
  • Food Trucks
  • Clearview Library Bookmobile
  • Inflatables and Windsor Express Train ­­­­

Windsor Wonderland is sponsored in part by Great Western Railway, State Farm Insurance- Heidi Washburn, ReMax Alliance, Associates in Family Medicine, FCI Constructors and many more. 

 

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