I see some people complaining they have gifts in their town they can't find but how do they know? Every now and then I'll accidentally tap on one I didn't know was there but I wouldn't have known to look for it.
The way to find them is to change into the Redesign mode, and set Buildings, Trees and the Monorail to invisible. They should stand out like a sore thumb. That's how I have found them previously. Be aware that the presents can be in the water on the beach, and they float. Took me a very long time to find the presents some dumped there, and they played them all as Naughty too
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