Santa's River Boat Arrival & Small Business Saturday

11:30 am - 1:30 pm at River Plaza Shopping Center


 Santa and Mrs. Claus are coming to town on November 27th, the Saturday after Thanksgiving!


When Santa arrives in Petaluma, he leaves his sleigh at home. Instead, he and Mrs. Claus make a uniquely Petaluma arrival. They sail up the Petaluma River on a Lind Marine tugboat and dock at River Plaza Shopping Center on E.Washington to the cheers of excited children.


Starting at 11:30 am, families will enjoy live entertainment from Petaluma Pete and the Pacific Empire Chorus while waiting for Santa and Mrs. Claus to arrive at noon. The Christmas couple will arrive around noon and will be welcomed by costumed dancers from the Petaluma School of Ballet’s “Nutcracker.”  Santa and Mrs. Claus make their way across the parking lot to their festive tent outside Taps Restaurant where they will be available for family photos. Be sure to bring your Christmas wish list! (Covid guidelines for masks and distancing will be followed.)


Santa would love to spend all afternoon in Petaluma but he wants to have time to hear from good boys and girls all over the world, so he will have to be on his way to his next destination at 1:30 pm.


Don’t’ let the fun stop there! Keep the festive mood flowing by making the short walk to historic downtown Petaluma for Shop Small special offers and activities.


For more information please give us a call on (707) 762 9348