Santa Arrives by Air. Celebrity Santas. Tree of Joy. Carriage Rides. Roving Musical Performances.

Holiday activities kick off this weekend at the Old Mill District including Santa arriving by AirLink November 23 and Summit High School Choir Kicks off the Caroling Season on November 24, 2-3pm.

Santa Arrives by Sky on Friday to the Old Mill District

Santa’s reindeer are resting up for their big night later this year, so Santa is arriving at the Old Mill District Santa Land by AirLink CCT helicopter Friday November 23.
Santa Land will be open for visitors from 11am-5pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday through December 23.
The public is welcome to view his landing. For details on Santa Land and Santa’s hours please visit:

Take a photo with the holiday’s biggest celebrity…Santa! Parents join in the fun by guessing the Celebrity Santa of the day. Local, County and State officials as well as local personalities participate in this year’s fun event–located in Santa Land next to Jimmy John’s. Photography by Karen Cammack Photography.
Friday-Sunday, November 23-December 23, 11am-5pm  

Gift Wrapping
Are you all thumbs or suffering from time deficit disorder? Make your Christmas morning all the more jolly by leaving your holiday wrapping to the tape toting, paper slinging, ribbon rustling professionals in Santa Land. Wrap, Paper, Scissors will be in Santa Land Friday-Sunday November 23-December 23 from 11-5pm to custom wrap your gifts and treats. Gift wrapping services range from $5-$20 per package depending on size of gift.  

treeTree of Joy
Give a gift to someone in need. Names may be selected and unwrapped gift delivered through December 16. Tree of Joy will be open November 23-December 16 and is located in Santa Land. Hours are Monday-Thursday from 3-7:30pm and Friday-Sunday 11am-6pm. Hilton Garden Inn in the Old Mill District will take gifts 24/7 through December 16. Gifts must be unwrapped or in gift bags.  

Carriage Rides
The Old Mill District provides complimentary carriage rides with Wagon’s Ho and Cowboy Carriage.  Located between Ben & Jerry’s and Nashelle Pop-Up. Tips and donations benefiting local nonprofit. (Weather dependent.)
Fridays & Saturdays, November 23-December 8, 2-5pm
Daily, December 19-23, 26-28 & 30-31, 2-5pm  

Roving Musical Performances
Carolers music schedule (subject to change):
November 24,2-3pm, Summit High School Choir
November 30,5-6pm, MVHS Andante Jazz Choir
December 1, 4-5pm,High Desert Harmoneers
December 7,5-6pm, Summit High School
December 8, 2-3pm,MVHS Andante Jazz Choir
December 13,5:30-6:30pm, Bend Senior High School
December 14,5:30-7:30pm, Sisters High School Jazz Choir
December 15,2-3pm, High Desert Harmoneers
December 16,2-3pmpm, Victorian Carolers
December 22,2-3pm, Bend Senior High School
December 22, 4-5pm,Victorian Carolers

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