Due to rain in the forecast, the Winter in the Grove event, scheduled for Saturday, December 7, has been postponed to Thursday, December 12, 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., in Village Green Park, 12732 Main Street. The City of Garden Grove apologizes for any inconvenience caused by the postponement.
Individuals who pre-purchased a snow slide wrist band and are unavailable to attend the new event date can call (714) 741-5200 during City Hall hours for reimbursement.
Activities at the event include Santa’s Garage car show by OC Drive, a holiday craft boutique with local crafters, a children’s craft area, holiday refreshments, letters to Santa, holiday-themed photo opportunities, inflatable attractions, and over 60 tons of real snow forming 12 slides. Unlimited snow slides are $5, or donate one new, unwrapped $10 toy and receive two unlimited snow slide wrist bands, limited to the first 500 wristbands. Food will be available for purchase from local non-profits.
The program starts with entertainment from local choirs and dance academies at 6:00 p.m. The event culminates with Mayor Steve Jones and the Garden Grove City Council lighting the 24-foot Christmas tree, and the arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus.