A person takes a photo from their car as Santa waves to people at the corner of Kestrel and Thom Creek drives on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

A person takes a photo from their car as Santa waves to people at the corner of Kestrel and Thom Creek drives on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

VIDEO: Santa spotted on Promontory in Chilliwack, folks can drive by and say ‘hi’

Families welcome to drive up the hill and chat with Santa from their vehicles

He’s definitely been hard to find this year because of the pandemic, but some folks spotted Santa in Promontory this weekend.

The sun shone down on Kris Kringle as he sat atop a raised platform at the corner of Kestrel and Thom Creek drives on Saturday (Dec. 12).

Vehicles heading up and down the hill slowed down to smile and wave at him. Some even stopped, rolled down their windows, and had a brief chat with the jolly fellow.

“Have you been good boys?” he asked two children in the backseat of one car. “Of course you have. I already knew that!”

The drive-by Santa visit was organized by Ken Nice, who magically connected with Santa to bring some Christmas joy to the children of Chilliwack this year.

“I want to put smiles on their faces and hope in their hearts for a wonderful Christmas as we have to make the best of this terrible time we are living with,” Nice said. “The magic of Christmas lies in your heart.”

Santa is at 5695 Kestrel Dr. in Promontory Saturday, Dec. 12 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 13 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

People are being asked to please stay in their vehicles as they wave at and chat with Santa from a distance.

Santa waves to people as they drive by the corner of Kestrel and Thom Creek drives on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Santa waves to people as they drive by the corner of Kestrel and Thom Creek drives on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Children wave to Santa from their car at the corner of Kestrel and Thom Creek drives on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Children wave to Santa from their car at the corner of Kestrel and Thom Creek drives on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Santa waves to people as they drive by the corner of Kestrel and Thom Creek drives on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Santa waves to people as they drive by the corner of Kestrel and Thom Creek drives on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

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