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Fontana Hosts Festival of Winter

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The Mayor and City Council invite Inland Empire residents to Fontana’s Annual “Festival of Winter” Tree Lighting Ceremony, craft fair and parade.

This all-day event will be held Saturday, December 14, 2002 at Fontana City Hall, located at 8353 Sierra Avenue.
The fun begins at 8:00 a.m. with breakfast with Santa, provided by the A.B. Miller Band Boosters, a craft fair and holiday bizarre from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., where there will be many Christmas items under $10.00. The annual Christmas parade, with floats, bands, clowns and much more will begin at 10:00 a.m. at Arrow Blvd. and travel south on Sierra to Merrill Avenue. A kids’ craft workshop, with free arts and crafts, will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., the Children’s Snow & Fun Zone is scheduled to open at 11:00 a.m. There will be a Build-A-Snowman Contest, with real snow from 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. At 5:00 p.m. the official Tree Lighting Ceremony will start a visit from old St. Nick himself.
For more information on how to become a vendor or performer call (909) 428-8360 ext. 232 or visit the City’s website at www.fontana.org. This event is sponsored by the Public Services Department Recreation and Community Services Division.