The New Lenox Fire Protection District (NLFPD) and New Lenox Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 5097 (L5097) will be bringing Santa to town for several weekends during the month of December.
On December 9th, 16th, and 23rd, Santa will be riding through various neighborhoods throughout New Lenox in a fire truck. He will be waving to families from atop the truck in the basket as he goes through town.
“We were looking for a fun way to give back to the community,” said Lt. Dan Vanek, President L5097. “What better way to do this than by bringing Santa to town!”
Below are the list of dates and subdivisions he will be visiting. Santa will be traveling through the neighborhoods beginning at 11 a.m.:
December 9: Hibernia, Cherry Hill, Jacobs Field, Jackson Branch
December 16: Rachael Ridge, Heather Glen, Sky Harbor
December 23: Walker Estates, Boulder Ridge, Foxborough
“We are very happy to be able to do this for our community,” stated Fire Chief Adam Riegel. “Any time we are able to bring Santa with us to an event, the excitement on children’s faces make it that much more special.”
The parade routes are not exact, and every effort will be made to see as many neighborhoods as possible. The parade may also be delayed if there is an emergency call during the scheduled time. For more information, contact the New Lenox Fire Protection District at (815) 463-4500.