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Garden Grove Celebrates the Holidays with "Winter in the Grove" Event

November 18, 2019

Update (12/5/19, 9:55 a.m.)

Due to rain in the forecast, the Winter in the Grove event has been postponed to Thursday, December 12, 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., in Village Green Park, 12732 Main Street. For more information, visit

The City of Garden Grove presents the 2nd Annual Winter in the Grove event on Saturday, December 7, 2019, from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at Village Green Park, 12732 Main Street.

Along with an additional 20 tons of snow, new activities at this year’s event include Santa’s Garage car show by OC Drive and a holiday craft boutique with local crafters. Returning activities include a children’s craft area, holiday refreshments, letters to Santa, holiday-themed photo opportunities, inflatable attractions, and over 60 tons of real snow forming 12 slides. Unlimited snow slides are $5, or donate one new, unwrapped $10 toy and receive two unlimited snow slide wrist bands, limited to the first 500 wristbands. Food will be available for purchase from local non-profits.

Entertainment from local choirs and dance academies begin at 3:30 p.m., with the program starting at 5:00 p.m. The event culminates with Mayor Steve Jones and the Garden Grove City Council lighting the 24-foot Christmas tree, and the arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus.

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