Santa Claus will be riding through the streets of Santa Monica Saturday, December 4th.

Santa will be getting some assistance from Santa Monica city firefighters and police officers.

Santa and his helpers will be distributing good cheer and thousands of candy canes as part of the 13th Annual Candy Cane Drive.

Santa Monica children are encouraged to look and listen for the lights and sirens of the public safety vehicles and parents are encouraged to bring their cameras.

Santa’s Santa Monica scheduled stops Saturday will include:

10:30 to 10:50 a.m., Douglas Park, California Avenue and 25th Street;

11 to 11:20 a.m., Christine Reed Park, California Avenue and Lincoln Boulevard;

11:30 to 11:50 a.m., Third Street Promenade and Wilshire Boulevard;

1:30 to 1:50 p.m., Memorial Park, 14th Street Parking Lot;

2 to 2:20 p.m., Marine Park, Marine Street and 17th Street;

2:30 to 2:50 p.m., Clover Park, Ocean Park Boulevard and the 25th Street Parking Lot.

Information, Santa Monica Police Department Community Relations office, (310) 458-8474.