More information regarding the Ol Saint Nick on Route 66 in Downtown Needles.

Downtown Needles, CA: Bring your family and friends down into Needles, California as Ol Saint Nick will be rolling down the historic and world famous Route 66 for the Ol Saint Nick on Route 66 Christmas Event being held on Saturday, December 1st, 2012 starting at 10:00am PT at Santa Fe Park in Downtown Needles, California.

There will be Food Vendors selling Burritos, Hot Dogs, Baked Potatoes, Chili, Soda, Hot Chocolate, Coffee, and Sweets; Art and Craft Vendors as well as vendors selling holiday related merchandise; Entertainment from the River Valley Line dancing group starting at 1:00 pm PT as well as the Dance Trax 51 starting at 4:00pm PT; a Tree Trimming Contest; a Route 66 Pinewood Derby with 3 divisions; 4 to 6 year old, 7 to 9 year old, and 10 to 12 year old divisions; a Christmas Lighting Parade down the historic and world famous Route 66, a Tree Lighting Ceremony with Santa Claus, and much more fun for the whole Family.

The Needles Downtown Business Alliance is sponsoring the Ol Saint Nick on Route 66 which use to be called the Olde Fashioned Christmas Celebration and Lighted Parade.

** Event Prices: **

– Ol Saint Nick on Route 66 Christmas Event is Free.

– The Route 66 Pinewood Derby is $15.00 to participate.

** Event Location: **

Santa Fe Park is located on the 900 block of Front Street between F Street and G street in Downtown Needles, California.

Some streets around Santa Fe Park will be closed during the event.

You can access Santa Fe Park from the intersections of West Broadway and G Street and West Broadway and F Street. You will see Santa Fe Park from both G Street and F Street.

** Event Parking Locations: **

There is close to the event parking in Downtown Needles, California at the following locations:

– Large Dirt Parking Lot located on West Broadway between G Street and H Street.

– Large Dirt Parking Lot located on the northeast corner of the intersection of West Broadway between F Street across the street from the old Needles Movie Theater.
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– Pictures with Santa Claus:

Santa Claus will arrive early for pictures with children at the Women’s Club of Needles Clubhouse located at 305 West Broadway at A Street in Downtown Needles, California starting at 10:00am.

There will be a 1 day registration event related to the Needles Spark of Love Toy Drive being held on Saturday, December 1st, 2012 from 11:00am to 1:00pm PT at the Women’s Club of Needles Clubhouse.

Women’s Club of Needles will be also holding a Boutique Sale selling an assortment of delicious holiday cookies, candies, breads, pies, and brownies.

For more information regarding the Women’s Club of Needles Boutique Sale, please contact the Women’s Club of Needles at: 1 (760) 326-3241.

For more information or if you are a local parent or guardian wanting to register your children but can’t attend the 1 day registration event, please contact the Needles Chamber of Commerce at: 1 (760) 326-2050.
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– Christmas Lighting Parade:

The Christmas Lighting Parade will start at the intersection at D Street and West Broadway in Downtown Needles, California. The Christmas Lighting Parade will move going west to F Street where the parade will head to Santa Fe Park along Front Street to G Street where the Christmas Lighting Parade will end near the Needles Chamber of Commerce.

Judges will be judging parade floats and other entries during the Christmas Lighting Parade and will later be announce after the Christmas Lighting Parade.

Those who want to watch the Christmas Lighting Parade should get there early for the best seating along the Christmas Lighting Parade route.

** Traffic Alert!!: **

Due to the annual Christmas Lighting Parade, there will be road closures in Downtown Needles, California.

Front Street near D Street, D Street between West Broadway and Front Street, West Broadway between D Street and G Street, F Street between West Broadway and Front Street, Front Street between F Street and G Street, and G Street between West Broadway Street and H Street will be closed.

Front Street between F Street and G Street and G Street between West Broadway Street and H Street will be will be already closed for the event earlier in the day.

Drivers should planned ahead for theses road closures in Downtown Needles, California.
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**** Ol Saint Nick on Route 66 Christmas Event Contact Information: ****

– General Information, please contact Jan Jernigan at: 1 (760) 326-4007.

– Parade or Volunteers, please contact Georgia Breault at: 1 (760) 326-3906.

– Caroler or Other Entertainment, please contact C.J. Williams at: 1 (760) 994-9502.

– Contestants Pre-Register Participators, please contact the Needles Recreation Center at: 1 (760) 326-2814.
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