Santa arrives at Grand Ridge Plaza in the heart of Issaquah Highlands at 4:30 pm on Black Friday, November 25 aboard the Eastside Fire & Rescue Reindeer Truck.
Everyone is invited to welcome Santa for this magical moment as the Plaza is transformed into a Winter Woodland. Watch snowflakes fall, enjoy live entertainment and savor complimentary treats from Grand Ridge Plaza merchants.
What: Santa Arrives at Grand Ridge Plaza. Free community event for all ages.
When: 4:30 pm, Friday, November 25, 2016
Where: Grand Ridge Plaza Plaza Fountain next to Regal Cinemas and The Big Fish Grill at 984 NE Park Drive in Issaquah Highlands, located off I-90 at Exit 18. Click here for directions.
Who: Kris Kringle — aka Santa — will arrive at Grand Ridge Plaza aboard the Eastside Fire & Rescue Reindeer Truck. Hundreds of admirers will greet Santa and enjoy live entertainment presented by Timberlake Issaquah. Merchants of Grand Ridge Plaza, such as Caffe Ladro and PinkaBella Cupcakes, will share complimentary treats and sweets with one and all. Santa will pose for photos before officially opening his cabin for the season.
Why: Santa photos, of course! At Grand Ridge Plaza, Santa resides in a cozy cabin at the Winter Woodland. The Santa photo experts, Arthur & Associates, are on-hand to offer professional photography for purchase from November 25 through December 24. Open seven days a week, this is a quieter location and ideal for anyone who doesn’t want to be rushed. Click here for Santa’s daily schedule.
Holiday Giving Tree: This holiday season, Grand Ridge Plaza invites the community to support neighbors in need by donating toys to the Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank. Each toy donation will put a smile on a child’s face, making the season merry and bright. To donate a toy, simply purchase a new, unwrapped toy or gift item for children up to age 18 and bring it to Santa’s cabin. Or, choose an item from the Food and Clothing Bank’s Wish List. Santa and his elves will ensure that donations are delivered safely.
Bonus Tip: There is never a cost to visit Santa at Grand Ridge Plaza. Professional photography by the professionals from Arthur & Associates will be available for purchase.