Helena announces Christmas Eve Santa stops

Published 10:31 am Thursday, December 21, 2023

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By DONALD MOTTERN | Staff Writer

HELENA – Santa Claus will be making a list of stops throughout Helena on Christmas Eve this year thanks to help from the Helena Fire Department.

In order to ensure that all the children throughout the city have one last chance to see him before they open presents on Christmas morning, Santa will be taking part in three different routes that run throughout the city.

“Santa Claus himself will be touring around in a fire truck, bringing joy and smiles to everyone in Helena,” read an official release from the city on social media. “(It is) a perfect opportunity for families to come together and celebrate the festive spirit. Spread the word and let’s make this a Christmas to remember. Let’s greet Santa as he makes his special journey through our wonderful community.”

The city will host three different routes labeled Green, Red and Gold that will all begin at 10:00 a.m. Listed stops are subject to change or cancellation should an emergency arise or inclement weather occur. Be sure to follow the Helena Fire Department’s Facebook page for any potential updates that may occur.

The stops on the routes are as follows:

Green Route

  • Chadwick
  • Bearden Lane
  • Cunningham Drive
  • Lake Davidson
  • Old Town
  • Second and Third Avenue
  • First Avenue West
  • First Avenue East
  • Rolling Mill
  • Helena Road to Highway 17
  • Roy Drive
  • Parkside
  • Jenkins Circle
  • Shannon Glenn
  • Cedar Bend
  • Roy Court
  • Hickory Point
  • Harbor Town
  • Wynnwood and Wyndham
  • Ashleybrook
  • Fox Haven and Kingridge
  • Braelinn Village
  • Timber Park
  • Laurel Woods
  • Amberly Woods
  • Cherokee Crest and Navajo Hills
  • Village Parish
  • Tradewinds Circle
  • Dearing Downs
  • Woodvale and Augusta Pointe
  • Surrey Trail
  • Sugar Creek
  • Cottages of Dearing Downs
  • Bridlewood and Bridlewood Parc
  • Plantation South

Red Route

  • Old Cahaba
  • Riverwoods
  • Appleford
  • Henley
  • Tocoa Park
  • Falliston
  • Jackson Square
  • St. Charles
  • Coalmont Road
  • Barimore
  • Shelena Estates
  • Brandywine
  • Fieldstone
  • The Cove
  • Helena Station
  • Breckenridge Park
  • Rocky Ridge
  • Scurlock Road
  • Dunham Farm
  • Shamrock
  • Sunnybrook
  • Royal Pines
  • Fox Valley Apartments

Gold Route

  • Twin Oaks
  • Russet Landing
  • Russet Meadows
  • Dodd Road
  • Rice Creek
  • Aviation Road
  • Seales Road
  • South Shades Crest
  • Silver Lakes
  • Glasgow Green
  • Country Side Lane
  • Laurel Lakes
  • Asbury Circle
  • Glen Gate
  • Long Lead Lakes
  • Sterling Lakes
  • Saddlewood
  • Weatherstone
  • Timberlakes
  • Bluff Ridge Road
  • Eaglewood Drive
  • Park Ave/Lake Dr/Pecan
  • County Road 1
  • Oak Brook
  • Creek Water
  • Quail Ridge
  • Orchard Park
  • Chestnut Forest
  • Oak Park
  • Creek View
  • Highway 13
  • Prescott Place
  • Environs Parkway
  • Moss Bend
  • Stonecreek
  • Cahaba Falls