Santa’s 1st Stop is Cranberry?


Friday, November 19,  from 6-8 PM
Cranberry Township Municipal Center

The holiday season in Cranberry Township will officially start with a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus. The annual event, features crafts, games, food trucks, live reindeer and more. The event is sponsored by Karski & Spokane Orthodontics and supported by Armstrong and UPMC Passavant.

Starting at 6 pm November 19, crafts and games will be set up in the Municipal Center gym. A Lego train display will chug around Council Chambers, hosted by Steel City Lug. The train will be erected in Council Chambers, and the Cranberry Township Community Chest’s Christmas Tree Gallery will be displayed throughout the building.

So much to enjoy!

  • Holiday light display outside the building.
  • Live reindeer 
  • Food trucks including The Flame BBQ, Revival Pasta, PGH Eatz, Dairy Queen, Fun Fore All, Nothing Bundt Cakes and Delina’s EthioCafe will offer food and drinks for purchase.
  • Join in caroling with the Dutilh United Methodist Church Choir from 6:15-6:50 PM inside.
  • Santa Claus’ arrival is timed for 7 PM, arriving on the Cranberry Volunteer Fire Company’s antique fire engine. Santa and Mrs. Claus will depart to continue their holiday preparations at 7:30 PM.

Santa will not be available for individual photos during the festivities but will return to the Township to meet with children during the Milk and Cookies events on December 4 and 5.

Cranberry Township EMS will be holding a “Stuff Our Ambulance” drive to benefit Toys for Tots located at the Municipal Center entrance at the back parking lot. Attendees are asked to bring a new toy to make a child’s Christmas a little brighter.

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