YONKERS, N.Y. – Cross County Shopping Center in Yonkers invites local families and visitors from the region to experience the holidays in a magical setting.
Starting Saturday, Nov. 15, with a wide array of events and attractions scheduled through Christmas Eve, there is something for all families, including Santa arriving during an entire show themed around the popular Walt Disney Animation Frozen.
The following highlights the holiday events being featured at the mall:
Santa Arrives at Cross County Shopping Center From the North Pole to the City of Yonkers, Santa will make his grand entrance at the Cross County Shopping Center on Saturday, Nov.15 at noon. Saint Nicholas himself will appear during an interactive show with characters from the movie "Frozen." After his arrival, children will be able to meet-and-greet with Anna, Elsa, Olaf and more, then visit Santa to share wishes and take photos.
Light the Night with Holiday Cheer: As part of its annual Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 22 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Cross County Shopping Center will provide a night light show with music and Santa’s Christmas tree for all to enjoy.
Let the Shopping Begin: Shoppers can get a kick start on Black Friday discounts on Friday, November 28 this year with Macy’s opening at 6 p.m., Sears opening at 7 p.m. and the remainder of the mall stores opening at midnight on Thursday, Nov. 27. While they wait on line to go into their favorite retailer, a DJ, strolling characters and a gift bag giveaway to the first 250 guests will keep everyone entertained.
Photos for Furry Friends: Cross County Shopping Center will host Pet Photos with Santa on Monday, Dec. 1; Monday, Dec. 8; and Monday, Dec.15. Shoppers are invited to bring dogs and cats from 6pm to 8pm. Cats should be kept in a carrier and dogs on a leash until photo time.
A Chanukah Celebration:Cross County Shopping Center is partnering with the Chabad of Yonkers to host a festive menorah lighting on Thursday, Dec. 18 at 6 p.m. The event will include a live musical concert with cultural dancing, treats and activities for children. For more information, visit www.crosscountycenter.com.
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