Santa Claus Makes Surprise Pre-Christmas Layover in Burbank’s Magnolia Park Neighborhood

MAGNOLIA PARK BURBANK – Just ahead of his celebrated midnight tour, Santa Claus is dropping into Magnolia Park for a final meet-and-greet on Friday, December 23 from 12 noon to 6:00 PM. Anyone with eleventh-hour holiday wishes can get valuable face time with the jolly old elf while discovering some of the neighborhood’s finest boutiques -- 1928 Jewelry Company, Free Bird Boutique, Audrey * K Boutique and Magnolia Jewelers, all situated between 3412 and 3414 1/2 on Magnolia Boulevard in Burbank. Santa’s last-minute Magnolia Park appearance is free and open to the public.

Santa has rearranged his schedule for this exceptional visit, so you can too! Along with warm holiday wishes, the event promises free candy canes, hot chocolate, Christmas music, abundant gift ideas and complementary photos. It’s the perfect opportunity to mingle in a festive neighborhood, while browsing for unique gifts in glamorous one-of-a-kind boutiques.

Plus, the Lake Street Creamery Mobile Ice Cream Parlor will be dishing up heaps of artisanal ice cream, gelatos, sorbets and floats including signature donut, pancake breakfast and seasonal flavors.

So join in this festive family fun, relax and soak up the yuletide spirit with Santa before he takes off for his annual whirlwind tour!

Santa’s last minute visit in Magnolia Park is brought to you by:

--1928 Jewelry Company, 3412 W Magnolia

--Free Bird Boutique, 3412 1/2 W Magnolia

--Audrey * K Boutique, 3414 W Magnolia

--Magnolia Jewelers, 3414 1/2 W Magnolia

For further information, the public is asked to please call 818.558.1733 or visit

The Magnolia Park neighborhood is home to an eclectic mix of emerging and distinctive shops and eateries. Celebrated for its vintage, re-sale, collectible and antique stores, this retro-chic neighborhood is evolving into a regional shopping destination renowned for its attractive, pedestrian-scale streets and diverse retail market.