Screen on the Green, featuring an appearance by Santa Claus and the annual “Present Parade”


Little elves of all ages can join in the Present Parade by decorating cardboard boxes with wrapping paper and ribbon to become walking presents. And Santa himself will in make a special appearance to spread festive cheer on Dec. 8th.

6:00 p.m. – Kids’ activities and “Present Parade” decorating stations opens. Families are encouraged to arrive earlier and kickoff the festive evening with holiday-themed activities, including by decorating a cardboard box with wrapping paper and ribbon for the annual “Present Parade.” The parade begins at 8:00 p.m. and goes around the star of Holiday in Paradise, Sandi.

6:00 p.m. – Special Santa sightings are in store for the winter edition of Screen on the Green. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be on site from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m.

6:30 p.m. Frozen Movie (PG)
When their kingdom becomes trapped in perpetual winter, fearless Anna (Kristen Bell) joins forces with mountaineer Kristoff (Jonathan Groff) and his reindeer sidekick to find Anna’s sister, Snow Queen Elsa (Idina Menzel), and break her icy spell. Although their epic journey leads them to encounters with mystical trolls, a comedic snowman (Josh Gad), harsh conditions, and magic at every turn, Anna and Kristoff bravely push onward in a race to save their kingdom from winter’s cold grip.

8:30 p.m. Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000) Movie (PG)
In this live-action adaptation of the beloved children’s tale by Dr. Seuss, the reclusive green Grinch (Jim Carrey) decides to ruin Christmas for the cheery citizens of Whoville. Reluctantly joined by his hapless dog, Max, the Grinch comes down from his mountaintop home and sneaks into town to swipe everything holiday-related from the Whos. However, the bitter grump finds a hitch in his plans when he encounters the endearing Cindy Lou Who (Taylor Momsen).

Guests are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs to this theater under the stars. For more information, please visit or follow the City of West Palm Beach on Facebook @CityofWPB, on Twitter @westpalmbch or on Instagram @westpalmbch.