Santa Claus will be paying a few visits to Nanaimo before Christmas Eve. He was in the Harbour City today to take pictures with the good girls and boys of Nanaimo and area. (KARL YU/News Bulletin)

MULTIMEDIA: Santa Claus arrives by seaplane for holiday season in Nanaimo

Downtown events feature gingerbread homes, Christmas trees and Santa

Santa Claus paid a visit to the Harbour City on Saturday.

Kris Kringle flew into Nanaimo via a Harbour Air seaplane at noon and was greeted by children and their parents.

After making a trek to Vancouver Island Conference Centre, Santa posed for pictures with children and families are welcome to continue to stop by until 4 p.m. today.

The B. Gingerbread Homes fundraiser display is available for viewing, as are entries for the Festival of Trees fundraiser.

The Nanaimo Lions Club Christmas Parade is Dec. 1 at 5 p.m.



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