Here comes Santa on a Helicopter and returns to the N. Pole via Fire Truck! Sat. Dec 12th – Aviation Museum!

Would you and your kids like to see Santa arrive by a helicopter chopper and leave via a fire truck? Don’t miss this exciting event this Saturday, Dec. 12th at 11:00am outside at the Aviation Museum in Londonderry, NH. Santa’s visit will take place entirely outdoors and observe all Covid-19 safety precautions.

● Free and open to the public. All welcome!
● Santa to take kids’ requests via microphone.
● Free hot chocolate from Common Man.
● Socially-distant carol-singing with tuba.
● Santa to depart via fire truck at 1 p.m.
● Event observes all Covid-19 guidelines.

More Event Details:
Families wishing to see the helicopter land should arrive at the museum no later than 10:45 a.m. to park and then make their way to the landing observation area, where there will be plenty of room to observe social distancing. After arrival, Santa will occupy a special outdoor throne, where he’ll speak to children and take requests via microphone.
Santa will visit and take requests until 1 p.m., when he’ll depart by fire truck courtesy the Manchester Airport Fire Department, which will whisk him off to his next appearance.

Families are requested to dress appropriately for the outdoor event, which will be held rain or shine.

Hot chocolate will be provided free by the Airport Diner/Common Man restaurants, which will also have a food truck on hand for the event.

Children who speak to Santa will be rewarded with goodie bags given out by Santa’s helpers. Also, Santa will lead the socially-distant singing of several holiday carols, accompanied by his special tuba-playing elf.

The helicopter arrival is weather permitting, but Santa’s visit will take place as scheduled on Saturday, Dec. 12 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., rain or shine.

The Aviation Museum has changed this year’s annual visit by Santa to be as safe as possible, following all Covid-19 public health guidelines. Unlike previous years, Santa’s visit to the Aviation Museum will be held entirely outdoors. Children will converse with Santa via frequently sanitized microphone; all participants will be expected to wear face coverings and observe social distancing. Families with children visiting Santa will be asked for contact tracing info, and also get temperature checks.

Santa’s appearance is free and open to the public. The Aviation Museum itself will be open to visitors on Saturday, Dec. 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with regular admission prices in effect. Besides Santa’s arrival, Saturday, Dec. 12 also marks the debut of this year’s “Holiday Festival of Toy Planes and Model Aircraft” inside the museum. The exhibit, which runs through Sunday, Jan. 24, includes more than 1,000 aviation-related toys, games, and other items that celebrate the enduring childhood fascination with flight.

The Aviation Museum
27 Navigator Road
Londonderry, N.H.
(603) 669-4820

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