Santa coming to Alabaster on Christmas Eve

The Alabaster Fire Department will escort Santa Claus through Alabaster on Christmas Eve. (Reporter Photo/Neal Wagner)

By NEAL WAGNER / City Editor

Santa Claus will take a break from his preparations at the North Pole on Christmas Eve to greet kids throughout Alabaster’s neighborhoods at the “Santa Stop” signs placed throughout the city.

Kris Kringle’s tour of Alabaster will begin at about 1 p.m. with stops at Portsouth, Norwick Forest, Kingwood, Spring Gate and Cedar Grove, and will continue with 1:30 p.m. stops at the Cedar Grove Mobile Home Park and Sterling Gate and 1:40 stops in Northwest and Olde Town.

At 1:45 p.m., Santa will visit Southwind, Medowlark, Willow Creek and Willow Point, followed by a 1:50 p.m. stop at Woodland Hills. Santa will visit Cambridge Pointe I, Summerbrook and Chinaberry at 2:15 p.m., Eaglewood Estates and Navajo Hills at 2:25 p.m., Greenfield and Lacey’s Grove at 2:40 p.m., Applegate at 2:45 p.m., Falling Waters at 2:50 p.m. and Cambridge Point II at 2:55 p.m.

The tour will continue with a 3 p.m. stop at The View Apartments, a 3:05 p.m. stop at Know Mobile Home Park, 3:10 p.m. stops at Ashford Heights and in Maylene, 3:20 p.m. stops in Northeast, Hickory Hills, Shalimar and Grande View Gardens, 3:25 p.m. stops at Autumn Ridge and Grande View Estates, 3:35 p.m. stops at Bermuda Lake and Oakwood and a 3:55 p.m. stop at Amberley Woods.

At 4 p.m., Santa will tour Peavine Mobile Home Park and Berryhill, followed by Lake Terrace and Southwest at 4:15 p.m., Wellington Manor at 4:20 p.m., Apache Ridge at 4:25 p.m., Weatherley at 4:35 p.m., Navajo Pines at 4:45 p.m. and Maplewood and Shady Oak Lane at 4:55 p.m.

At 5 p.m., the tour will stop in the 2000 block of First Avenue West, followed by stops at Mission Hills at 5:05 p.m., Stoney Meadows at 5:10 p.m., Wynlake at 5:15 p.m., Siluria and Cedar Meadows at 5:20 p.m., Fox Valley and Silver Creek at 5:30 p.m., Woodbrook Apartments and Shelby Farms at 5:35 p.m., South Field Gardens at 5:45 p.m., Buck Creek Landing at 5:50 p.m. and Golden Medows at 5:55 p.m.

Santa will tour Douglas Meadows and Smokey Ridge at 6 p.m., Park Forest at 6:05 p.m., Park Place at 6:10 p.m., Tanglewood at 6:15 p.m., The Meadows at 6:25 p.m., Timber Ridge at 6:30 p.m., Keystone Mobile Home Park, Southeast, Iron Wood and Park Forest Village at 6:35 p.m., Stage Coach, Meadowview and Willow Glen at 6:45 p.m. and Kentwood at 6:50 p.m.

At 7 p.m., Santa will stop at Dogwood Forest and Forest Hills, followed by stops at Lake Forest at 7:10 p.m., Windy Oaks at 7:15 p.m., Carriage Hills at 7:20 p.m., The Grove at 7:30 p.m., Scottsdale at 7:35 p.m., Wisteria at 7:40 p.m., Terri Lynn Mobile Home Park at 8:10 p.m., Green Valley at 8:15 p.m. and Mountain Lake at 8:30 p.m.