Santa, Elsa and Cinderella bringing holiday magic to downtown Saginaw’s SVRC Marketplace this Saturday

SAGINAW, MI — Santa Claus, Elsa and Cinderella are coming to downtown Saginaw this weekend for a “Magical Day at the Marketplace.”Children can meet Elsa and Cinderella between noon and 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 18, and Santa will visit with children between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. in the historic lobby at SVRC Marketplace, 203 S. Washington Ave.Children may also drop letters to Santa in a special mailbox in the main lobby. The Saginaw Youth Choir will provide live entertainment from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. The event will also include face painting with Poppin Balloon Decor from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. for $3 and a hot cocoa bomb making lesson provided by Gourmet Apple Cart in the demonstration kitchen between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. for $1. For more information, contact Rachel Trumble at or 989-770-0233, visit, or find SVRC Marketplace on Facebook. Read more on MLive:Even more holiday season events happening across mid-MichiganMichigan’s Best Local Eats: Zehnder’s Christmas dinner to-go lets you relax and enjoy the holiday at homeSee what businesses opened or closed in 2021 in Saginaw, Bay and Midland countiesNew sweet shop in northern Michigan will offer Cops & Doughnuts, other locally-made treatsSaginaw’s Hello Sushi closes its doorsMichigan’s Best Local Eats: Enjoy German fare and craft beer at Frankenmuth’s Michigan on MainBavarian Inn co-founder Dorothy Zehnder, 100, says secret to a long life includes eating a lot of chickenMichigan’s Best Local Eats: Great Lakes Ice Cream Co.’s Gingersnap Cookie is a holiday treatEddie’s hot sauce ‘flying off the shelves’ in Saginaw and beyond