Santa Tracker


Holiday Spirit

Psst, Santa visits our community on LOWVFD Fire Engine December 17, 18 & 19

This schedule is tentative and may change, based on weather or calls for service;

  • Friday, Dec. 17, starting about 5 PM, the procession will be from the Front Gate to Confederate Circle on the marina side of the Lake; then to the Sheetz, Food Lion and Walmart parking lots.
  • Saturday, Dec. 18, starting about 5 PM, from Confederate Drive to the Front Gate on the golf course side; then to the Sheetz, Food Lion and Walmart parking lots.
  • Sunday, Dec. 19, starting about 5 PM, one trip around Lakeview Pkwy, then to Rapidan Rd, Wilderness Shores and Somerset subdivisions, then to the Sheetz, Food Lion and Walmart parking lots.

Lake of the Woods Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas!


Attention residents! We have a special visitor taking time out of his busy schedule to come and visit you just before the holiday. The Lake of the Woods Volunteer Fire & Rescue Company Inc., will continue its tradition this year as Santa Claus will be visiting the various residents, and businesses, located in the Locust Grove, Germanna and Wilderness areas of Eastern Orange County along Route 3 and Route 20.  

Santa Claus is once again partnering with your local volunteer fire and rescue members to visit the community on the evenings from December 17, 18, and 19. 

Because of his busy schedule and to keep all our friends in the community safe,Because of his busy schedule and to keep all our friends in the community safe, Santa will be unable to stop and take pictures. Even though he cannot meet you personally, Santa is excited to spend time passing through our community and checking on your holiday spirit.and checking on your holiday spirit.. Santa and the fire department have developed a route that will be posted to our website and our Facebook, allowing us the most efficient way to pass by and give you a big, jolly hello! 

“We have heard from many residents that this tradition is one that they look forward to each year and that this year especially having Santa visit was very important to the community, adults and children alike,” said Fire Chief Mike Cianci.

Please understand that, due to a variety of safety constraints, Santa and our firefighters will not be able to stop and interact. Instead, you will get to see them in the big red fire truck as they wave hello all along the way. We ask that you please keep in mind the CDC’s COVID-19 distancing guidelines and ask that you do not create a traffic hazard by standing in or parking in the road.

We hope that Santa’s visit makes your holiday a little brighter and lifts your spirit as we get ready to bring the year to a close. Please be sure to keep an eye on our Facebook and/or website for further information and schedule at: We will see you all soon!

Due to a large price increase,  increased demand and labor shortages across the nation, LOW Fire & Rescue will not be selling Christmas trees this year. Even though we may not be able to supply your tree this year, if you would still like to assist the volunteers of LOW Volunteer Fire & Rescue Company Inc., you can donate via their website, cash, check, Facebook or PayPal. All funds go to assisting the members with both operational and training needs to maintain their certifications to assist Orange County. Further information is available at