Santa Claus set to make his appearance in Jasper

The Greater Downtown Jasper Business Association is pleased to announce the details for Santa Claus to make his arrival in Jasper.

Santa arrives in his special house on the courthouse lawn on Friday, November 26. But first, Santa will be available at the Jasper Fire Station from noon to 12:45 p.m.

At 1 p.m., a fire truck with Santa aboard will be lead a procession of numerous elves and members of the Jasper Marching Wildcats and children in a special parade down Sixth Street to his home on the Square.

Children are encouraged to dress up like Christmas packages and walk along in the mini-parade.

As members of the high school band play Christmas music, Mayor Dean Vonderheide will be on hand to welcome everyone with a special greeting.

Santa will then spend a few hours visiting with children in his special Christmas House until 3:00 p.m. Be sure to bring along your camera and take pictures so that memories can be created for your little ones.

Children and families are also encouraged to bring canned foods and these items will all be donated to the Community Food Bank.