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Santa Claus IS Coming to Town

Published: 11/22/2021


November 22, 2021

Contact information: Lisa Wray

Office: (413) 536-1441

[email protected]




Santa Claus will arrive by firetruck at Holyoke Mall on November 26th!


Holyoke, MAIn coordination with Cherry Hill Programs, the industry leader in experiential holiday photography, Santa is scheduled to arrive at Holyoke Mall on Black Friday, November 26th, 2021.   Santa will arrive with an escort from the Holyoke Police Department in a Holyoke Fire Department engine at Noon at the Lower Green entrance near Christmas Tree Shops.  In time with Santa’s arrival, guests can also enjoy entertainment provided by Dan Kane Singers and Holyoke High School’s Madrigal Choir.

There will be plenty of fun and magic, as well as a focus on the health and well-being of everyone. Families can choose to sit with Santa or have a socially distant visit with Santa.  Guests are encouraged to plan their visit with Santa ahead of time and review the safety measures being taken based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention online at safety.createholidaymagic.com. 

Reservations are strongly encouraged with walk-up visits available as space allows throughout the day. Reservations can be made at www.WhereIsSanta.com. Best practices will be followed: maintaining social distance and enhanced cleaning between visits.

“It’s important to keep as much of the beloved holiday tradition alive, while also keeping safety at the forefront,” said Holyoke Mall Director of Marketing, Lisa Wray. “We’ve been strategizing with Cherry Hill to accomplish that goal and still offer a magical experience for our guests.”

Santa will be available for photos daily through Christmas Eve.  Santa’s hours and a full schedule of events including Sensory Santa and Pet Night with Santa can be found here.

Visit Holyoke Mall’s Haul-idays page where you can find out everything about shopping hours, events, sales and more at HolyokeMall.com/haulidays/.



About Cherry Hill Programs

Cherry Hill Programs captures the Magic to celebrate moments for a lifetime! In partnership with famous landmarks, attractions, signature retail venues, and hotel destinations, CHP is the industry-leader in experiential photography, providing virtual, digital, and live holiday + souvenir photography experiences in venues across North America.

About Holyoke Mall at Ingleside

Holyoke Mall is Western’s New England’s premiere shopping center located in Holyoke’s Ingleside neighborhood and conveniently located near the interchange of I-90 and I-91. Holyoke Mall was built in 1979 and later expanded in 1995- now spanning 1.6 million square feet. The three-level Mall is home to 150 shops, restaurants, entertainment venues, and department stores including: Macy’s, Best Buy, Target, Round1 Bowling & Amusement, Victoria’s Secret, Apple, Altitude Trampoline Park, DSW, Forever 21, Loft, H&M, Sumo Japanese Steakhouse, 110 Grill, and more. 

About Pyramid Management Group, LLC

Pyramid Management Group, owner of Holyoke Mall at Ingleside, is one of the largest, most innovative, privately-held real estate developers in the northeast. Headquartered in Syracuse, New York, Pyramid’s portfolio of dynamic shopping, dining and entertainment destinations and expanding hospitality presence dominate the northeast with 16 properties located throughout New York and Massachusetts. For nearly 50 years, Pyramid has built its reputation on being first, fast, ahead of the curve and always what’s next, leading the industry in combining the best elements of traditional retail with world-class dining and entertainment, all under one roof. For more information, visit www.pyramidmg.com.