WATKINS GLEN--Santa's arrival in Watkins Glen Friday, Dec. 1 will take some extra parking planning. The annual Village Christmas event will be held downtown from 5 to 8 p.m. The festival is held on Franklin Street (State Route 14) from Second Street to Seventh Street. The police department said Franklin Street will be closed during this time. Southbound traffic will be detoured onto First Street, south on Decatur Street to Eighth Street where it will be routed back to Franklin Street (State Route 14). Northbound traffic will be detoured onto Eighth Street, north on Decatur Street to First Street where it will be routed back to Franklin Street (State Route 14). There will be no parking on both sides of Eighth Street, First Street, 15th Street and Decatur Street from First Street to Ninth Street during the festival. Both sides of Sixth Street will be closed to through traffic starting at 4:30 p.m.