Ocean Keys Shopping Centre plans parade to welcome Santa to Clarkson

Santa will arrive at Ocean Keys Shopping Centre on Saturday.
Santa will arrive at Ocean Keys Shopping Centre on Saturday.

CHRISTMAS celebrations at Clarkson’s Ocean Keys Shopping Centre will include Santa’s arrival tomorrow with a Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation fundraiser.

The annual festive tradition on November 24 will include a cast of local children in dazzling costumes parading through the centre from 10am alongside a troupe of musicians, stilt-walkers and Christmas elves led by the jolly man in red.

Free entertainment throughout Saturday will also include a bouncy castle, face-painting, fairy floss, Christmas crafts, roving entertainers, carollers and giveaways.

Families can sit for their Christmas portraits with Santa from tomorrow, with $1 from every photo package donated to the CREATE foundation.

On Monday, December 3, the centre will hold Sensitive Santa sessions for children on the autism spectrum to have quiet time with Father Christmas and buy photo packages.

To book a time, call centre management on 9407 2400.

Oskar Zadow with Axel, Brock and Harley Valentine and Santa last year.

The shopping centre will also host a Kids Christmas Party on Sunday, December 2 with morning tea and a musical show featuring Santa and Cheeky Elf.

Tickets cost $5 each with proceeds going to the PCH Foundation.

For more information, visit www.oceankeys.net.au .

The Santa welcome parade will start 10am on November 24.