Santa is Coming to Norfolk
Santa Claus is coming to town on Sunday, December 5 and a host of groups will turn out to celebrate his arrival with a variety of activities, including a parade.
The parade will begin at 3:30 p.m. at Hillcrest Village on Rockwood Road. Before it kicks off, however, Santa will visit with the residents and hand out cookies and treats.
Under the direction of Michael Keough, the award-winning King Philip High School Marching Band will join Santa in the parade, which will also feature Santa’s elves, Frosty the Snowman, the Grinch, Norfolk Police and Fire Departments, and area Scouts.
Santa’s parade will travel along Route 115 through the center of town, turning right onto Liberty Lane and ending at the Norfolk Library.
At 4 p.m., Santa will be outside the library and available for photos. The Norfolk Recreation Department will be offering refreshments.
Children are invited to bring their homemade ornaments to help the adults decorate the Christmas tree on Town Hill, which will be lit for the first time to mark the beginning of the holiday season.
The parade and festivities are sponsored by the Norfolk Lions Club and the Norfolk Recreation Department, with the cooperation of numerous town departments, including Fire, Police and Highway, and the staff of the Norfolk Public Library.
The parade and Town Hill celebration was not held last year due to the coronavirus pandemic.