Santa comes to B.C. Transit

B.C. Transit hosts the 30th annual Santa Bus this weekend

B.C. Transit is getting into the holiday spirit with the arrival of the 30th annual Santa Bus and free rides on New Year’s Eve. On Friday, Dec. 16 and Saturday, Dec. 17, join Santa Claus and his festive Elf, who will be treating customers to holiday stickers, candy canes and festive music.

On Friday, the Santa Bus can be found in downtown Victoria, the University of Victoria, James Bay, Royal Oak, Esquimalt, Fairfield, Oak Bay and Gordon Head. On Sunday, it will be making repeated round-trips between downtown Victoria, Mayfair and Uptown.

The Victoria Regional Transit Commission also offers free transit service starting at 6 p.m. on New Year’s Eve.

There are some holiday transit changes as well this season, Dec. 25 is Sunday service, Dec. 26 and 31 Saturday service and Jan. 1 and 2, Sunday service.

 

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