PHOTOS: Santa and Mrs. Claus meet Quesnel’s youngsters

Ronan O’Doherty photos

Santa Claus arrived downtown Quesnel Saturday Dec. 1 by fire truck, and greeted fans young and old at Spirit Square.

He brought Mrs. Claus along with him to the Quesnel Downtown Association’s Santa Extravaganza event, to find out what the local children want for Christmas.

Kids crowded around the open fires in the square to roast marshmallows while awaiting their turn with Santa, and many enjoyed picking up a hockey stick to play with the Goldpanners hockey team.

READ MORE: Goldpanners hockey team donates $2,500 to KidSport

The miniature horses (dressed as reindeer, and even a unicorn) were also a big draw for animal lovers.

See the excitement in our photo gallery, below.

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