would love to know the answer too! We were there last year also and have already booked for next Christmas form 12/20-27th, can't wait to partact in the festivities again! We were there earlier this year, 12/9-18 and missed out, but saw the Christmas lights being put up!
Blondie,, I think we there the same time as you this December, lol. When we arrived we were looking for the tree and gingerbread house. Was glad to see it go up, about midtrip. But did miss seeing the crazy lights and setup they do on xmas eve.
Gotta ask, does your husband have a nice full mustache. If so, we recognized you from Xmas 11 and saw u again this trip.
We didn't see him arrive this year which we thought was odd....we were farther down the beach closer to swim up bar and we heard steel drums playing.....we walked down towards Seagrapes and saw band playing (they were awesome BTW) and saw Santa standing there but could not tell how he came in. I have to admit I was a little disappointed that he never came down the whole beach as he has every other year we've been there. But still an amazing trip...as always