Santa Arrives At Northgate Mall Saturday For Pajama Party

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Santa Claus will arrive at Northgate Mall on Saturday during a pajama party.  Kids, along with their parents, are invited to bring pillows and sleeping bags for story time and snacks with Santa as Northgate Mall welcomes him back for the 2012 Holiday Season.  

Kids 12 and under who wear their pajamas will get a free commemorative pillow case to take home from the event. All attendees will enjoy milk and cookies and live entertainment.

“This is a wonderful time at Northgate Mall,” said Dana Katterjohn, regional marketing director for CBL. “We are delighted to offer our guests opportunities for holiday memories that will last a lifetime.” The pajama party will be held at Santa’s Village near Sears.

There will also be a breakfast with Santa and Chick-fil-A on Saturday, Nov. 17. The breakfast will be held at Chick-fil-A from 8–9:30 a.m. Breakfast is available for purchase and children 10 and under will be able to meet Santa and enjoy free holiday activities including coloring sheets and a visit from the Chick-fil- A Cow. Reservations are required. For more details, see

Visits with Santa will be available beginning Saturday through Christmas Eve, Mondays–Saturdays from 10 a.m.–9 p.m., and Sundays from 12-6 p.m.  Visits with Santa are always free and photo packages are available for purchase. For photo package prices, break times and more information, visit

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