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NEWS FLASH from the North Pole: Santa Claus is Coming to Town December 8 and 9

by | Nov 29, 2021

Santa Claus is scheduled to make a reconnaissance trip to Davidson on Dec. 8 and 9. . .with the help of the Davidson Fire Department.


Santa Claus will be in Davidson for a brief pre-Christmas Eve visit to review his route with the Davidson Fire Department. Santa will transfer from his sleigh to a fire engine for a ride about town on Wednesday, December 8 from about 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. (for Town of Davidson locations WEST of the East Rocky River roundabout) and Thursday, December 9 from about 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. (for Town of Davidson locations EAST of the East Rocky River roundabout).

Santa’s time is limited and turning around in cul-de-sacs and dead-end streets is difficult for the fire engine. If you live on a cul-de-sac or dead-end, please observe from the entrance of your neighborhood so you can see Santa on his route.

Santa would also like to remind everyone to please be mindful of COVID-19 precautions and consider wearing a mask if neighbors gather closely together to greet Jolly Ol’ St. Nicholas. He is really looking forward to coming back to Davidson this year for his annual drive through town, but he wants to ensure that everyone participates in a safe and responsible manner and is respectful of those who may be immunocompromised, etc.  

“We look forward to driving Santa around town to scope out his Christmas Eve route,” said Davidson Fire Chief Ryan Monteith. “Please come out and wave to Santa while also being mindful of COVID-19 considerations. We want our residents to enjoy this time, but we also want to ensure the safety of everyone involved.” Both Santa and the Davidson Fire Department encourage town residents to pay close attention to the Santa routes and to listen up for sirens as this will signal the arrival of Santa in the neighborhoods.

For those wanting to view route maps, they can be found here or by visiting



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