–District of Sooke (for the Otter Point schedule, click here)
The Sooke Santa Run will take place this year on Saturday, December 10th from 4:30 – 10:00 pm.
Presented by the Sooke Firefighter’s Association and IAFF Local 4841, the Santa Run has become a holiday tradition for many families in Sooke.
This is the 23rd year that local firefighters have organized this event, the culmination of a weeks-long effort to fill a fire truck with donations of food and cash for the Sooke Christmas Bureau.
Beginning at dusk, four fire trucks will travel through Sooke neighbourhoods decorated with bright and colorful Christmas lights, playing festive holiday music. As the fire trucks reach each neighbourhood, residents are encouraged to come outside with donations to the Christmas Bureau, pick up a candy cane and say hello to Santa and his helpers.
For many years, residents have listened for the sound of the fire trucks nearby before heading out the watch for their arrival. They are certainly hard to miss! But did you know that Santa’s location can also be tracked live online?
Click on any of the icons below to access the mapping system and see Santa’s live location.
Updates will also be sent out through social media as follows:
- Facebook – Sooke Fire Rescue Service
- Twitter – @SookeCa and #SookeSanta
In case you miss them, donations for the Sooke Christmas Bureau can also be dropped off at Firehall #1, 2225 Otter Point Road on December 10 from 4:30 – 9:00.
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