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Simon Malls host seasonal festivities, help families have fun while holiday shopping
BREA, Calif. (December 4, 2013) – Eager children and their families can once again experience the magic of the holiday season with a visit to the Simon® Santa Photo Experience at Brea Mall. Children can be photographed with Santa through December 24 in his winter wonderland, on the lower level near the jcpenney wing. Click here for a complete list of dates and times.
Brea Mall will also be the place for Santa to greet special furry friends and pet owners on Pet Photo Night, December 15.
HP is the presenting sponsor for the 2013 Simon Santa Photo Experience and will demonstrate its next generation PCs, printers, and tablets in select malls this holiday season. The HP Holiday Workshops in select Simon malls will bring the thrill of gift giving back this holiday season with workshops powered by HP technology, ranging from the newest motion-sensing and touchscreen devices to stylish, sleek notebooks (and everything in between).
ABC Family, Universal and Gymboree are associate sponsors this year.
ABC Family’s 25 Days of Christmas is sponsoring the Simon Santa Photo Experience for the ninth consecutive year. 25 Days of Christmas is the holiday viewing destination for holiday classics, blockbuster movies and original holiday programming, December 1 – 25. Visitors to the Simon Santa Photo Experience will receive a 25 Days of Christmas programming guide and scented holiday ornament.
Universal Studios Home Entertainment is celebrating the highly-anticipated release of Despicable Me 2, available on Digital HD on November 26 and Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, and DVD on December 10. Come visit the Simon Santa Photo Experience and pose for photos with the Minions standee while watching highlights from the movie.
Returning again as a sponsor this year is Gymboree. The Gymboree Corporation is a specialty retailer operating stores selling high-quality apparel and accessories for children under the Gymboree, Gymboree Outlet, Janie and Jack, and Crazy 8 brands.
“One of the great traditions of holiday shopping at Brea Mall is the annual family visit to the Simon Santa Photo Experience,” said Anna Cotter, director of marketing and business development at Brea Mall. “I know Santa can’t wait to greet children bringing him their holiday wishes.”
The popular Pet Photo Night returns to the Simon Santa Photo Experience at Brea Mall this year. Many pet owners view their pet as an integral member of the family and are just as extravagant in caring for their pets as their “human” family members. Because some of our customers may suffer from pet allergies, Pet Photo nights are hosted after regular mall closing and the set gets an extensive cleaning following the event to remove dander, etc. Pet Photo Night at Brea Mall will be on December 15 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Santa Set, located on the lower level near the jcpenney wing.
The Noerr Programs, operators of the Santa Photo Experience at Brea Mall, is sharing the heart of Santa online this holiday season, through the “BeMerrySanta®” program where families can keep up with Santa’s daily musings on his Facebook page at facebook.com/BeMerrySanta or Twitter @BeMerrySanta. Parents can also input their child’s good deed into Santa’s Magical Badge Generator and then print out their child’s customized badge, or show it to Santa on a smartphone or tablet during their visit.
Guests to every Noerr set will have the opportunity to share Santa’s spirit of generosity by making a donation via The Noerr Programs to U.S. rural children in need through Save the Children, a 75-year-old non-profit organization. To create even more magic for donors, The Noerr Programs will offer a chance for a lucky family of four to win a trip to Orlando, Florida.
About Brea Mall
Brea Mall is an upscale center showcasing four major department stores, including Nordstrom, Macy’s, jcpenney and Sears, and more than 175 specialty shops. Brea Mall also features a full-service day spa, a newly remodeled Foodworks Food Court, and several fine restaurants, including The Cheesecake Factory, BJ’s, Le Diplomate Cafe and California Pizza Kitchen, which all feature outdoor patios. Since February 2013, Brea Mall has been undergoing a large-scale interior and exterior renovation, meant to touch several areas of the shopping center, including new mall entrances, the addition of family-style restrooms, a brand new children’s Play Area on the lower level and new flooring, landscaping, handrails, signage and lighting throughout. The center will showcase updated textures, colors and amenities, creating a more contemporary and inviting shopping environment.For a map and store listings, as well as directions, events and job listings, visit http://www.simon.com/mall/
About Simon Property Group
Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) is an S&P 100 company and a leader in the global retail real estate industry. The Company currently owns or has an interest in 326 retail real estate properties in North America and Asia comprising 241 million square feet. We are headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana and employ approximately 5,500 people in the U.S. For more information, visit the Simon Property Group website at www.simon.com.
About Universal Studios Home Entertainment
Universal Studios Home Entertainment is a unit of Universal Pictures, a division of Universal Studios (www.universalstudios.com). Universal Studios is a part of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks, and a suite of leading Internet-based businesses. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporate.