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Santa Arrives in Garden City
Santa Arrives at 11am Saturday November 24
It all begins with the arrival of the red-suited elf at 11am on Saturday November 24, as Santa Claus arrives at the newly refurbished Garden City Center gazebo. Families can enjoy free face painting, trolley rides, crafts, horse drawn hayrides, music, and visits with Santa. Cookies and hot chocolate will be available for sale, with a portion of the proceeds to benefit the RI Community Food Bank.
For those wishing to have pictures taken with Jolly Ole St. Nick, this year Garden City Center is partnering with Noerr Productions to offer a magical Santa experience along with professional photographers in a cabin built especially for Santa by Reeds Ferry Sheds near the gazebo. During the holiday season, Santa will be available for visits and professional photo packages on Wednesdays – Saturday from 10am to 8pm and Sundays from 12-6pm.
More About Garden City Center
Looking for a place to push the stroller, window shop, find that perfect gift or meet up with a friend for lunch? Garden City Center has a variety of shopping and dining options, all within a peaceful and pleasant atmosphere.
Garden City Center was one of the pioneering planned communities in the United States, beginning post World War II. It began as 500 acres of single-family homes, apartment complexes, a school and the state's first suburban shopping center.
It still maintains its draw today. It boasts clothing stores, restaurants and even a grocery store. It truly is one of Rhode Island's prime shopping destinations.