CCPD’s Santa Sleigh to begin annual stops around city


The Culver City Police Department is proud to bring Santa’s Sleigh back to Culver City from Thursday, Dec. 5 to Friday, Dec. 20. The sleigh is a long-standing tradition in the city held by the police department that gives kids around the city a chance to meet their favorite jolly bearded friend.

The sleigh tour starts on Dec. 5 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Tree Lighting Ceremony in the Downtown Culver City plaza. Kids will have a chance to meets Santa and Culver City Police officers inside of a once of a kind sleigh covered in decorations and lights to bring Christmas joy around Culver City.


All sleigh appearances are from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted.


Monday, Dec. 9

Stop 1: Lucerne and Irving

Stop 2: Washington Boulevard and Chase

Stop 3: West End Park


Wednesday, Dec. 11

Stop 1: Cambridge and Canterbury

Stop 2: Sumner Way between Canterbury and Buckingham

Stop 3: Kensington Way (Mid-Block)

Stop 4: 6300 Green Valley Cir.

Stop 5: Janisan Avenue and Oriville


Thursday, Dec. 12

Stop 1: Veterans Park on Barman Avenue

Stop 2: Coombs Park on Franklin Avenue


Friday, Dec. 13

Stop 1: Heritage Park

Stop 2: Lindberg Park


Saturday, Dec. 14

Stop 1: Flaxton and Drakewood

Stop 2: Cranks and Linda

Stop 3: Blanco Park between Stevens and Malat

Stop 4: Beverlywood West (11260 Overland Ave.)


Sunday, Dec. 15

Stop 1: Carlson Park

Stop 2: Le Bourget and Jasmine


Monday, Dec. 16

Stop 1: Blair Hills Park

Stop 2: Jefferson and Raintree (Across from Tara Hill, Raintree, Lakeside)


Tuesday, Dec. 17

Stop 1: El Marino Park


Wednesday, Dec. 18

Stop 1: Arizona and Midway

Stop 2: Tellefson Park (on Bentley)


Thursday, Dec. 19

Stop 1: McManus Park


Friday, Dec. 20: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. OR when the last child exits the sled

Stop 1: In front of City Hall, 9770 Culver Blvd.


For more information, please contact officer James Barazza at