Santa and his elves are arriving at Independence Center on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019. This FREE event is the first in a series of holiday happenings at the shopping center.
Santa’s Arrival and Tree Lighting
Santa Claus is welcomed with a tree lighting, Yuletide carols and sweet treats from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Santa will be available for FREE visits and photos (packages can be purchased) following the event.
This event is FREE and open to the public.
Photos with Santa at Independence Center
Take photos with the jolliest guy around this holiday season. Santa will be on site Nov. 9 through Dec. 24, 2019. Hours vary by day. You can find the full schedule here.
Santa can be found at the DICK’S Sporting Goods court on the lower level to take photos with all the nice boys and girls – and adults, if they want!
Visits with Santa are FREE. You will not be allowed to take your own photos, but photo packages are available for purchase.
Please be aware that Santa is off duty on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28. Photos will not be available at that time.
Pet Photos with Santa at Independence Center
Fur-kids can have their photos taken Sunday Dec. 1 or Dec. 8 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Visits are FREE and photo packages are available for purchase.
Santa will be located on the lower level in Dick’s Sporting Goods court.
Visits with Santa are free & photo packages are available for purchase.
Holiday Hi-Jinx Photos
Santa steps aside for a few days in December so you can get photos with some of your favorite holiday movie characters. The schedule is:
- Dec. 7 – Friendly NYC Elf
- Dec. 14 – Clumsy Christmas Crooks
- Dec. 21 – Green Grouch
Photos are FREE with a donation to the Independence School District Foundation Holiday Helpers. Photos will take place in the lower level Dillard’s court.
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