Williamsburg, Virginia, USASt. Nicholas Day
Between Thanksgiving and December 5 children may bring a shoe into the shop. They put hay and carrots inside for St. Nicholas’ donkey and leave the shoe by the fireplace. During the night on December 5th, St. Nicholas spirit makes a visit. On December 6th, the store opens for a special party from 4 - 8 pm. Children pick up their shoes, now filled with an orange and other treats. Holiday goodies and hot cocoa complete the evening. There is a charge to participate.