It may be soon, but even Santa Claus has to plan.
And Kissimmee residents have to plan too, if they want their children to receive a phone call from the Jolly ‘Ol Man himself.
The City of Kissimmee is now taking requests for the “Santa Calling Program,” an annual tradition that happens this year on Dec. 4 from 5:30-8 p.m.
If you are interested in having Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus call your children, send the following information in an email to firstname.lastname@example.org:
The child’s name (and its pronunciation); age (10 years old or younger); English or Spanish speaker; gender; phone number; a list of what they want Santa Claus to bring; names and ages of their siblings; school, grade and teacher; pet names and type; what parents what would like the child to improve on (something positive); Elf on the Shelf details (Is it a girl or a boy? Name?); and the best time to call between 5:30-8 p.m. on Dec. 4.
Parents can also visit Kissimmee City Hall and the Oak Street and Chambers Park community centers with that information.
Parents are reminded that “Santa Calling” is and not a gift-giving service. The deadline to receive requests will be on Nov. 27, at 5 p.m. Please remember the time selected as Santa will be calling many children and can call each child once.
For more information e-mail the complete information to email@example.com or call 407-518-2360.