Sporting their reindeer onesies, Danielle, 8, on the left, and Delilah Paul, 9, from Chalet Hamlet, took a few minutes to chat with Santa and let him know what they'd like for Christmas.
Nearly 100 people filled the Southwest Hants fire hall in Vaughan. The Fretnotes played Christmas carols and popular tunes as members of the community came out to support the annual Christmas celebration in Vaughan. Pictured here are, from the left: Craig Hopkins, Richard Smith, Chuck Porter, Sandra Elliott, and Dale Elliott.
Grace Rissesco, 5, of Mill Section, took her turn sitting on Santa's lap, after which she was given a bag of goodies and a present.
Taking a moment to pose for the cameras, six-year-old Sophie, on the left, and four-year-old Piper Wile, of Wile Settlement, shared a few laughs with the jolly old elf when he visited Vaughan Nov. 24.
Even though last year he could only manage a handshake, Hunter Haines, 4, from Hantsport, was brave enough to hug Santa and sit on his lap this year.
Carter Perry, 5, from Nine Mile River, shyly told Santa what he wanted for Christmas.
Filled with Christmas spirit, volunteer Sharon Armstrong sang carols as she handed popcorn out to the crowd.
Taking a break from listening to the band, Rebecca Keddy, 8, of Vaughan, made herself a hotdog for supper. Volunteers put out cookies, cupcakes, hotdogs and other snacks for everyone to enjoy.
As children waited for Santa to arrive, they gathered at the stage to sing a few Christmas carols with the Fretnotes.
Escorted by firetrucks decorated with Christmas lights, Santa arrived at the fire hall in Vaughan to light the Christmas tree and to hear the wishes of kids for the holidays Nov. 24.
As Santa stepped off his sleigh, several kids ran up to him and gave him a massive group hug.