Santa and Mrs. Claus will make a big arrival from the North Pole on a sleigh with the help of a fire truck. Dancer the reindeer and its baby, Donnie, will also be there. Children are invited to take a free photo with Santa and Mrs. Claus and decorate a personalized keepsake frame with representatives from the Lake Eustis Area Chamber of Commerce. Kids can also enjoy the thrill of sliding down on the 75-foot snow hill. Santa’s arrival will be followed by holiday music by the LifePointe Church Teen Choir at the Downtown Center Stage.
This year, the city’s real ice-skating rink, Eustis On Ice, has a new location at Fountain Green. Admission to the 40’ x 100’ ice rink is $10 per skater and includes skate rental. Skaters can opt to purchase a skate pass for $90 for ten admissions and ten beverages while the seasonal rink remains open.
5:00 p.m. - with the Bay Street Player’s Young People’s Theater taking the stage 5:30 p.m. - Eustis Heights Elementary “Tiger Sound” 6:00 p.m. - Ceremony and countdown for the lighting of approximately 400,000 LED holiday lights across all of Downtown Eustis.
“This year’s celebration promises to be magical. We invite everyone to come celebrate this beautiful time of year with us,” said Eustis Mayor, Michael Holland.
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