Dec. 24 Near The Parker: Waterskiing Santa Returns!
Every holiday is made unique by your traditions with family and friends. So why not start new traditions this year? Pencil in the Waterskiing Santa Event, to be hosted on Dec. 24, back after a one-year hiatus due to the pandemic. This feel-good event has been running since 1986 and started with a dare between friends. But after some positive media coverage and a whole lot of excitement from the community, it’s become a full-blown celebration of the holiday season that the Alexandria community loves. Each year, a bunch of Santa’s hit the water wearing drysuits under their festive garb to bring holiday cheer to all.
You can see the show from Founders Park to Point Lumley Park, so get there around noon to stake out your spot for the 1:00 p.m. show start time. If you’re lucky, after the show you’ll get to greet a few of the big guys and snap a quick picture to save for years to come.