Santa Claus arrives in Jacksonville

Santa will make Avenues Mall's winter wonderland home until Christmas Eve

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Santa Claus arrived at the Avenues Mall in Jacksonville via helicopter Friday night.

Families joined to watch and Santa flew in for the holiday season.

People were treated to an interactive snow display, fireworks and festive activities as part of the celebration to welcome Santa to Jacksonville.

After traveling all the way from the North Pole, Santa will make the Avenues Mall's winter wonderland home until Christmas Eve.

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