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Posted on: December 4, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Santamobile Rides Again

Santa Waving from the Window of a Fire Truck

  • Find the Santamobile Tracker on the Volunteer Fire Department's Facebook page for the latest information
  • Santa is driven through City residential streets December 15-23, subject to change.
  • December 15: South of W. Broad Street in the St. James Cemetery and Virginia Forest neighborhoods up to and including Seaton Lane and S. Oak south of the Tripps Run bridge.
  • December 16: North of W. Broad Street including Little Falls Street.
  • December 17: South of W. Broad Street in the Tyler Gardens neighborhood and Virginia Forest neighborhood south of Seaton Lane; also includes streets north of the Tripps Run bridge (Hillier, S. Oak, Lee, Rees, Chanel).
  • December 18: The Little Falls neighborhood, and streets east of Washington Street including the Madison Park and Whittier Park neighborhoods.
  • December 19: Broadmont neighborhood and streets on the north side of Hillwood east of Cherry Street.

The City of Falls Church Volunteer Fire Department is excited to announce that the popular Santamobile will once again make its way through the City of Falls Church and neighboring communities this year. Due to the pandemic, however, Santa has determined his elves will be unable to distribute candy canes or safety literature.

Santamobile begins on Tuesday, December 15, and will run through Wednesday, December 23. On the first five nights, Santa will visit each neighborhood in the City of Falls Church. The remaining nights are reserved for make-up routes and excursions into neighboring Arlington and Fairfax counties.

A map of the planned routes will be available at The planned schedule is below, but please note that routes are subject to change based on road conditions including parking, traffic, and construction. Visit to find out when the Santamobile will be in your neighborhood. Every effort will be made to keep the Facebook page updated to reflect Santa's revised schedule. The FCVFD respectfully requests that you refrain from calling the fire station for information on Santa's intended routes. Instead, send your questions to Please note that Santa is unable to respond to requests for private drive-bys.

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