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Santa Cares Sensory Visitation Events at Walden Galleria

Published: 11/25/2019

Santa Cares Sensory Visitation Events at Walden Galleria
— Children within every spectrum of special needs and their families are invited to a private photo session —

Buffalo, NY: Walden Galleria’s 7th annual Santa Cares event series will be held on Sunday, December 1st and Sunday, December 8th from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. These events are reserved specifically for those with special needs to experience the magic of meeting Santa in a sensory-controlled environment. Children within every spectrum of special needs and their families are invited to a private photo session to experience the time-honored tradition of a visit with Santa.

Cherry Hill Programs, who manage Santa’s set at Walden Galleria, partners with Autism Speaks each year to create a sensory-free experience outside of mall hours.

Photo packages will be available during Santa Cares on both days at the Santa Set, located on the lower level between Apple and Clarks. Tickets are free of charge and can be reserved online at www.waldengalleria.com.

Santa Set hours for the season (November 8 – December 24) are as follows:
• Mondays – Thursdays: 11:00am – 8:00pm
• Fridays & Saturdays: 10:00am– 8:00pm
• Sundays: 12:00pm – 6:00pm
• Pet Photos, Mondays & Tuesdays (November 11 – December 17): 6:00pm – 8:00pm

For more details, including holiday hours, Santa visitation hours and other holiday events, please visit www.waldengalleria.com.


About Walden Galleria
Walden Galleria is the Buffalo-Niagara region’s premier shopping, dining, and entertainment destination. With over 200 retailers, 12 sit-down restaurants, an international food court, an indoor karting racetrack and a Regal Cinemas Stadium 16 with RPX theatres and full reclining seats, Walden Galleria truly dominates the retail market. Walden Galleria attracts over 23 million visitors a year by offering an impressive and unique selection of retail, restaurants, and entertainment that cannot be found anywhere else in the market including Anthropologie, lululemon athletica, Free People, Urban Outfitters, Apple Computer, Microsoft Retail, ZARA, World of Beer, Texas de Brazil, The Cheesecake Factory, Dave & Buster’s, RPM Raceway, 5 Wits and many more! For more information, visit www.waldengalleria.com.

About Pyramid Management Group, LLC
Pyramid Management Group, owner of Walden Galleria, is one of the largest, most innovative, privately-held shopping center developers in the northeast. Headquartered in Syracuse, New York, Pyramid’s portfolio of retail-based, tourist and entertainment destinations dominate the northeast with 18 properties located throughout New York, Massachusetts and Virginia. For over 40 years, Pyramid has led the industry in combining the best elements of traditional retail with world-class dining, entertainment and hospitality, all under one roof. For more information, visit www.pyramidmg.com.