The annual Jingle Fest, sponsored by the Downtown Association, provided lots of fun for kids and families, a giant reindeer, bounce houses, ice cream and fudge, and of course, Santa himself.
Santa listens with rapt attention.
Even Santa can’t keep Ethan Larsen happy, but his mom is amused.
He is not really as tall as City Hall, he is Christopher Tumstall, and he has been the reindeer for 3 years now.
Nico Bedrossian gets a boost from his aunt, Danielle Mitchell for his turn at throwing snowballs at the snowman.
Cousins Victoria and Kailyn Ingle of West Asheville are proud of their balloon dogs.
Ashley Blankenship and Jennifer Redmon teamed up to dress up Maya Robinson as a snowman.
The Cohen family, David and Kim, dressed Mitchell in holiday faux snow.