Due to anticipated inclement weather, the city of Gulf Shores announced that the Community Christmas at Sims Park event orginially scheduled for Dec. 1, has been moved to Dec. 14 at 6 p.m.
Due to anticipated inclement weather, the city of Gulf Shores announced that the Community Christmas at Sims Park event has been rescheduled to Dec. 14 at 6 p.m.
The event was originally scheduled to take place on Dec. 1 from 6 to 8 p.m.
Additionally, the Movies at Meyer Park event, also scheduled for Dec. 14,, will now take place at Sims Park instead, following the event.
"This difficult decision was made with the safety of all participants in mind," said Lauren Traywick, marketing and communications coordinator. "We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, but we hope that you will still be able to join us for this special event and experience the magic of the holiday season with your loved ones."
At this time, all other holiday events are projected to take place as scheduled.
Community Christmas at Sims Park
When: Dec. 14, 6 to 8 p.m.
Where: Sims Park at 348 W. 19th Ave., Gulf Shores, AL
Kicking off the season of celebration, families and community members can take part in photos with Santa, holiday treats, crafts and the annual snowball drop which features a faux snow blizzard and over 8,000 ping-pong balls dropped from above. Select snowballs will have a number that is correlated with a prize supplied by the event’s sponsors.
The Baldwin Pops Holiday Concert
Movies at Meyer Park (now Sims Park)
Breakfast with Santa
When: Dec. 16, 8 a.m.
Where: Eric H. Meyer Civic Center
How much: Admission is $5, free for children 3 years and under
Families can join Santa for breakfast complete with pancakes, sausage, bacon and eggs. Per the release, children will also have the opportunity to receive a complimentary photo with Santa, perfect for completing any Christmas card.