Santa makes first appearance of holiday season

Local News

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 Utah) – A long-awaited arrival for children everywhere Thursday evening during a special ceremony. Santa Clause made his first appearance of the year at City Creek Center.

It was a part of Macy’s holiday season kickoff. They reminded kids, Santa has been busy all year making his list and checking it twice.

“There are many children in the Salt Lake area who know that this is how Santa arrives in Salt Lake City. It’s a really fun tradition and we love seeing the same families year after year and certainly welcoming new families as well. It’s just such a fun and magical event with the fireworks and Santa moving from rooftop to rooftop,” said Linda Wardell, General Manager of City Creek Center.

Santa will be at City Creek until December 23, Monday through Saturday. For more information about Santa’s schedule visit

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