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Catch the Holiday Spirit at Atlanta-Area Simon Malls

by Alicia on November 22, 2010 in Atlanta Moms Edition, Holiday, New posts

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Simon Malls holiday eventsAtlanta-area Simon malls will deck the halls this season with plenty of holiday cheer and entertainment.  Gwinnett Place Mall, Lenox Square, Mall of Georgia, Northlake Mall, Phipps Plaza and Town Center at Cobb are offering a variety of special holiday treats for the whole family:


Gwinnett Place

2100 Pleasant Hill Rd.

770.476.5160

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  • Santa’s Arrival: November 13 at 10 a.m.Visit Santa’s Winter Wonderland, presented by Subaru of Gwinnett, Select Comfort and A+ Financial Services, at Gwinnett Place’s Center Court and have your holiday photo taken with St. Nick!
  • Photos with Santa: November 13 – December 24 in Center Court.Santa will be available daily; hours and photo package pricing available at www.simon.com.
  • Pet Photos with Santa: December 6 and 13, from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. in Center Court.Bring your furry friends to have their holiday photo taken with Santa!  All animals must be on a leash or in a cage. Please use the main entrance between Mega Mart and Sears to enter the mall.
  • Brunch with Santa: Saturday, November 20, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.Lower level in front of Mega Mart.  Kids will get some one-on-one time with St. Nick and enjoy holiday fun including a face painter, balloon artist and more! Brunch treats will be provided by Mega Mart.  Simon Kidgits members can attend this event for $2; non-members can attend for $7 (cash only).  RSVP as space is limited! Reservations will begin November 5; call 770-476-5160 or email skorenbr@simon.com.
  • The Salvation Army Angel Tree Program: November 26 – December 11 (Monday-Saturday), from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.Gwinnett Place partners with The Salvation Army on their annual holiday Angel Tree program, which provides new clothing and toys for children of families in need. For more information, visit www.salvationarmytreeusa.org.
  • Girl Scout Troup #1409 is offering gift wrapping services in exchange for donations. Dates and times coming soon; visit www.simon.com for more information.

Lenox Square

3393 Peachtree Rd., N.E.

404.233.6767

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  • Photos with Santa: November 6 – December 24.Santa will be available daily in the Macy’s Court, mall level.  Hours and photo package pricing available at www.lenoxsquare.com . The first shoppers to visit Santa will receive a special gift, while supplies last.
  • Pet Photos with Santa: December 5 and December 12 from 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. in Macy’s Court. Santa will be available to take photos with your furry friends!
  • Macy’s Great Tree Lighting:The 63rd annual event kicks off with a show featuring performances by Katherine McPhee, Chuck Wicks and Macy’s Rising Star Bobby V., and includes a fireworks finale as the tree is lit! Crowds of more than 100,000 are drawn each year for the spectacular event as a special Thanksgiving tradition.
  • Macy’s Pink Pig: October 30 – January 2, hours may vary.Costs are $3 for 1 ride; $5.50 for 2 rides and $7.50 for 3 rides. Proceeds benefit Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.
  • The Gift of Giving: Lenox Square shoppers will have the opportunity to donate to a number of worthy causes this holiday season.
  • The Veterans Support Organization will be collection charitable donations November 25 – January 1 at the Main Entrance Valet.
  • Atlanta Union Mission is offering gift wrapping services in exchange for donations. Wrapping station will be on the Mall Level in front of Guest Services.Thursday – Sunday from November 27 – December 19; daily from December 20 – December 24.
  • Lenox Square’s Busiest Shopping Day of the Year, ‘Black Friday’: Friday, November 26, from 5 a.m. – 10 p.m. Holiday fun greets shoppers on ‘Black Friday’ with festive activities, retailer sales and extended holiday hours.
  • The Salvation Army Angel Tree Program:November 26 – December 11 (Monday-Saturday), from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.Lenox Square partners with The Salvation Army on their annual holiday Angel Tree program, which provides new clothing and toys for children of families in need. For more information, visit www.salvationarmytreeusa.org.
  • Sounds of the Season: December 1 – 3 and December 6 – 10, at noon, 12:30 and 1 p.m.. Tis the season for Lenox Square’s “Sounds of the Season” free concert series.  Enjoy live holiday music performances by talented area groups including school, church and community choirs from across the metro area.

Mall of Georgia

3333 Buford Dr.

678.482.8788

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  • Santabration: Celebrate Santa’s arrival at Mall of Georgia by attending Santabration on November 6 from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. in the Village Pavilion.Join us for run with Radio Disney, a holiday parade and more! Santabration is sponsored by Despicable Me, the Disney Store and Build-A-Bear.  Visit www.mallofgeorgia.com for more details.
  • Photos with Santa: November 6 – December 24.Visit Santa at his holiday home in the lower level Nordstrom Wing.  Santa will be available daily, with the exception of Thanksgiving Day; hours and photo package pricing available at www.mallofgeorgia.com.
  • Pet Photos with Santa:December 5, from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.Bring out your furry friends to have their holiday photo taken with Santa!  Please enter through the mall entrance between Nordstrom and Belk adjacent to Woodward Crossing Boulevard.  *No exotic animals permitted.
  • Simon Kidgits Club Breakfast with Santa:December 4, from 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. in the Food Court.Enjoy holiday crafts, breakfast, and personal time with Santa himself!  Free breakfast for Simon Kidgits Club Members, while supplies last.  Breakfast for non-members costs $5, which includes an annual Simon Kidgits Club membership.  Guests wishing to attend must RSVP at Guest Services or email mmr4852@simon.com.
  • The Salvation Army Angel Tree Program: November 26 – December 11 (Monday-Saturday), from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.Mall of Georgia partners with The Salvation Army on their annual holiday Angel Tree program, which provides new clothing and toys for children of families in need. For more information, visit www.salvationarmytreeusa.org.
  • Parking on Demand:Looking to take the hassle out of parking when doing your holiday shopping? Visit www.mallofgeorgia.com to sign up for Parking on Demand, a new program allowing shoppers to call-ahead or go online to make parking reservations for some of the best spaces at the center – just in time for the holiday season! Sign up for this program now to take advantage of the free trial period running through January 2.

Northlake Mall

4800 Briarcliff Rd.

770.938.3564

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  • Santa’s Arrival: November 20 at 12:00 p.m.Usher in the holiday season and help us welcome Santa to his workshop on the lower level of Northlake Mall’s Center Court with the help of the Radio Disney, DeKalb County Fire & Rescue, Lakeside High School Marching Band, Color Guard and other special guests. 
  • Photos with Santa: November 20 – December 24, during regular mall hours in Center Court.Check Santa’s day-to-day schedules and photo package pricing at www.northlakemall.com.
  • The Salvation Army Angel Tree Program:November 26 – December 11 (Monday-Saturday), from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.Northlake Mall partners with The Salvation Army on their annual holiday Angel Tree program, which provides new clothing and toys for children of families in need. For more information, visit www.salvationarmytreeusa.org.
  • Holiday Music in the Mall Series: November 26-December 20. Tis the season for Northlake Mall’s “Sounds of the Season” free concert series.  Enjoy live holiday music performances by talented area groups including school, church and community choirs from across the metro area.  Find a list of performances along with dates and times at www.northlakemall.com.

Town Center at Cobb

400 Barrett Pkwy.

770.424.9486

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  • “Thanks for Giving 2010” Center for Family Resources Food Drive:November 5 – 15.Join us in donating Thanksgiving food for 1500 Cobb County families.  The donation barrel will be located next to Guest Services on the Upper Level Center Court, outside Macy’s Furniture Gallery.  For more information on specific needs, visit www.TheCFR.org/ThanksforGiving.  *Non-perishable food only.
  • Santa’s Arrival:November 5, from 6 – 8 p.m.Santa Claus makes his first stop of the season outside the Food Court Main Entrance!  St. Nick will be escorted to his holiday home with live reindeer at 7 p.m., and during the event, there will be activities for kids of all ages.  Plus, the first 200 children visiting Santa that evening from 7 – 9 p.m. will receive a Santa Hat (no purchase necessary), and all guests will receive a jingle bell necklace and other giveaways (while supplies last).  Santa’s Arrival is presented by Radio Disney and Carl Black Kennesaw.
  • Photos with Santa:November 6 – December 24 in Center Court.Check out Santa’s day-to-day schedules and photo package pricing at www.towncenteratcobb.com.
  • Pet Photos with Santa: November 14 and 21 at 6:30 p.m., and December 5 at 7:30 p.m. in Center Court.Bring your furry friends to have their holiday photos taken with Santa!  No exotic animals please.  Please enter the mall through the main entrance between Belk and JCPenney.
  • The Salvation Army Angel Tree Program:November 26 – December 11 (Monday-Saturday), from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.Town Center at Cobb partners with The Salvation Army on their annual holiday Angel Tree program, which provides new clothing and toys for children of families in need. For more information, visit www.salvationarmytreeusa.org.
  • Simon Kidgits Welcome Winter Party: November 13, 1-3 p.m.Celebrate the season with holiday crafts, activities and giveaways.  Upper Level JC Penney Wing.
  • Simon Kidgits PJ Party with Santa:December 11, from 1 – 3 p.m.Santa’s stopping by to read stories to the children during this festive pajama party, hosted by Mrs. Claus!  Milk and cookies included.  Upper Level JCPenney Wing.

To learn more about Simon malls, including information on Simon Kidgits Club and holiday mall hours, visit www.simon.com.

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