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Holly Jolly Hoopla Sparks Holiday Cheer

The City of San Clemente hosted the 11th annual holiday fair at the Community Center on Del Mar.

The City of San Clemente trucked in a pile of snow and kicked off the holiday spirit for the Santa Village by the Sea Holly Jolly Hoopla at the Community Center on Del Mar. Hundreds of young children were ecstatic as they enjoyed festivities such as a showing of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” cookie decorating, sledding, Santa Claus visits and a candy cane factory.

The event was organized city Recreation Specialist Chris Smith, who has been involved with the event since it was called Candy Cane Village. Other city employees like lifeguard Tomas Dollar were brought over from the aquatic safety department to staff the event.

Once the sun set, the mayor of San Clemente was invited to light a tree that was creatively decorated with holiday bling as a bell choir performed. 

jeff s December 02, 2012 at 10:46 PM
Why don't you call it a Christmas tree and Christmas bling rather than 'holiday' lame PC as always..?? What holiday do you speak of in this article??? U pretty much suck. Merry Christmas media fool.
Jon Fortner December 03, 2012 at 12:45 AM
Hate to point it out but Christmas was mentioned several times in the article. Also, your attack on the author of the article is not exactly keeping in the Christmas spirit. To top it off Christmas is indeed a holiday.

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