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Holiday Frolic, Light Parade, Snow Park, and Skating Rink

Nov 20, 2014 10:31PM ● By Jennifer Neys

The annual Holiday Frolic weekend is Friday, December 5, through Sunday, December 7. The December 5 activities will be held along Court Street and include crafts, games, activities and costume characters. You can find a balloon artist, face painters, jump house, and giant board games along Main Street. Santa and city dignitaries will light the Tree of Spirit at 5:30pm. This year’s festivities include the addition of the Sequoia Middle School’s string orchestra. This talented group will provide the sounds of the season from 5:30-6 pm. The Children’s Light Parade will begin at 6:30pm and include the Alhambra 4 High School Band, local organizations, dance groups, 4-H groups and more. Vehicles, wagons, bicycles and people decked out in lights will lead Santa from Martinez City Hall to the Main Street Plaza. In addition, the American Red Cross will join the procession for the first time. The city has purchased 600 light wands for youngsters participating in the Children’s Light Parade. Parents need to register with Recreation to receive a light for their child(ren) To register, call Robin Agostino at 372-3510.

Additional events and festivities include the snow park, iceless skating rink, walk through snow globe, and of course, Santa. These activities begin at 1pm on Friday, December 5, and go through 5pm on Sunday, December 7. For more information, fees and hours, contact Main Street Martinez at 229-3577.