Festival of Winter

A youngster slides down a hill of snow during last year's Festival of Winter in Fontana.  This year's event will be held Saturday, Dec. 14.

Are you ready for Santa and snow?

The Fontana Christmas Parade and Festival of Winter will be held on Saturday, Dec. 14.

• The Christmas Parade will begin at 10 a.m. on the corner of Arrow Boulevard and Sierra Avenue.

Holiday-themed floats, musicians, Santa Claus and well-known local figures will make their way south on the Sierra parade route to Merrill Avenue.

For more information, call the Fontana Exchange Club at (909) 350-0301.

• Following the Christmas Parade, the City of Fontana will be hosting the Festival of Winter at Miller Park, 17004 Arrow Boulevard, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

This free community event will feature rides and attractions, live entertainment on two stages, photo opportunities with Santa, and a variety of vendors and activity booths.

Attendees will be able to sled down more than 40 tons of fresh snow or watch their little ones play in a Tot Lot and experience snow for the first time.

For more information, call the Fontana Community Services Department at (909) 349-6900.

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