Downtown Needles, CA: Ol Saint Nick on Route 66 Christmas Event Map.

Downtown Needles, CA: Ol Saint Nick on Route 66 Christmas Event Map.

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.

For general information regarding the Ol Saint Nick on Route 66 Christmas Event, please contact Jan Jernigan at: 1 (760) 326-4007.
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Around 12 food vendors selling burritos, hot dogs, barbecue beef sandwiches, baked potatoes, chili, soda, hot chocolate, coffee, and cotton candy. Some food vendors may be spread around.

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Around 29 art and craft vendors to get your holiday creative spirit started. Some art and craft vendors may be spread around.

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Some merchandise vendors to get your holiday shopping started. Merchandise vendors may be spread around.

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The main stage for entertainment will be next door to the Needles Regional Museum along Front Street.

Entertainment includes the following:

– London Dance Studio starting at 10:30am PT.

– Christmas Carols starting at 2:00pm PT.

– River Valley Line Dancers starting at 3:00pm PT.

– Dance Trax 51 starting at 4:00pm PT.

For entertainment sign up for the Ol Saint Nick on Route 66 Christmas Event, please contact C.J. Williams at: 1 (760) 994-9502.

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After the Christmas Lighting Parade, Santa Claus will be around say hello to all the good boys and girls.

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The Route 66 Pinewood Derby will be held near Santa Fe Park.

The Route 66 Pinewood Derby will start at 1:00pm PT.

There will be 3 divisions during the Route 66 Pinewood Derby including a 4 to 6 year old division, 7 to 9 year old division, and 10 to 12 year old division.

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Children activities, games, and bounce houses will be located on the G Street side of Santa Fe Park.

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The Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held on the corner of Front Street and F Street at Santa Fe Park.

Tree Lighting Ceremony will start at 5:00pm PT followed by the start of the Christmas Lighting Parade.

The set up of the tree of lights will be done on Friday.

City of Needles Mayor Edward Paget will be lighting the tree.

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The Christmas Lighting Parade will drive along the historic and world famous Route 66 to Santa Fe Park where the Christmas Lighting Parade will pass in front of Santa Fe Park.

The Christmas Lighting Parade will start at 5:30pm PT.

As of Tuesday, November 27th, 2012, there is 15 entries to the Christmas Lighting Parade.

Appearing during the Christmas Lighting Parade are as followed:

– Marine Corps League Detachment 757 Color Guard and Honor Grade of Lake Havasu City, Arizona.

– Needles High School Marching Band.

– Fort Mojave Indian Tribe Tribal Marching Band.

– Decorated and Lighted Floats.

– Santa Claus with His Reindeers.

– Many More.

Those who are participating in the Christmas Lighting Parade will be lining up along Front Street between West Broadway and D Street starting around 4:30pm PT.

Judges will be judging parade floats and other entries during the Christmas Lighting Parade and will be awarded trophies 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.

For more information regarding the Christmas Lighting Parade or to volunteer during the Ol Saint Nick on Route 66 Christmas Event and Christmas Lighting Parade, please contact Mary Gonzales at: 1 (760) 326- 7209 or Georgia Breault at: 1 (760) 326-3906.

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New and unwrapped toys are being collected for the Needles Spark of Love Toy Drive.

Toy Donation Boxes are located inside the Needles Chamber of Commerce Office, Palo Verde College Needles Campus, and many local businesses in Needles, California.

For more information regarding the 1 Day Registration Event related to the Needles Spark of Love Toy Drive, please contact the Needles Chamber of Commerce at: 1 (760) 326-2050.

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Portable restrooms will be located near the Needles Chamber of Commerce Office on G Street.

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An Automated Teller Machine (ATM) is located at Bank of America located at 1001 West Broadway near G Street.

Most vendors may only accept cash.

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Parking for the Ol Saint Nick on Route 66 Christmas Event and the Christmas Lighting Parade are located at the following locations:

– Dirt Parking Lot located on the 1,000 block of West Broadway between G Street and H Street.

– Dirt Parking Lot located on the 800 block of West Broadway between E Street and F Street.

Both parking lots are just a short walk north to Santa Fe Park.

The Dirt Parking Lot located on the 800 block of West Broadway will be along the parade route and will not be accessible during the Christmas Lighting Parade as roads will be closed.

The Dirt Parking Lot located on the 800 block of West Broadway will be facing both West Broadway and F Street where the Christmas Lighting Parade will pass by starting at 5:30pm PT.
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**** All Schedule Events, Entertainment, Activities, Vendors, Parade Route, and Road Closures Are Subject To Change Without Notices. ****

** Maps Were Made By ZachNews Using Google Earth. **

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