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Santa Claus Set to Return to Walden Galleria this Holiday Season

Published: 11/15/2021

— Cherry Hill Programs & Walden Galleria welcome Santa Claus back to the area’s largest shopping center —


Buffalo, NY: Whether you’ve been naughty or nice this year, it’s time to visit Santa Claus at Walden Galleria! In partnership with Cherry Hill Programs, the industry-leader in experiential holiday photography experiences, Walden Galleria presents the return of Santa to his fireside lounge on the lower level of the shopper center near the Apple Store this Friday, November 19th at 11:00 a.m.


There will be plenty of fun and magic while visiting Santa this holiday season, as well as a focus on the health and well-being of everyone. Reservations are strongly encouraged for all guests, with walk-up visits available as space allows throughout the day. Reservations to visit Santa can be made by clicking here. Best practices will also be followed, including the return of an 8-ft. wide plexiglass guard placed in front of Santa for the safety of all visitors. Guests are welcome to review the safety measures being taken based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention online here.


Events with Santa return this year including Pet Photo Nights and Santa Cares:


  • Pet Photo Nights: Mondays & Tuesdays (Nov. 29th – Dec. 14th) from 6 – 8pm
    • Bring your furry or not so furry friend(s) to take a picture with Santa!
    • All pets must be on a leash.
  • Santa Cares: Sunday, December 5th & Sunday, December 12th from 10:30am – 11:30am
    • Santa Cares is an event held exclusively for children with sensory disabilities. Held in partnership with Autism Speaks, Santa Cares takes place during off hours with low lighting and no music. Autism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions forth needs of individuals with autism and their families.


Santa Claus will be at Walden Galleria until Christmas Eve, Friday, December 24th and then he is off to prepare for his big night!


For hours, pricing and more information, click here.



About Walden Galleria

Walden Galleria is the Buffalo-Niagara region’s premier shopping, dining, and entertainment destination. With over 200 retailers, 9 sit-down restaurants, an international food court, and Regal Cinemas Stadium 16 with 4DX and RPX theatres with 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, ZARA, Texas de Brazil, The Cheesecake Factory, Dave & Buster’s, Urban Air Adventure Park, 5 Wits and many more! For more information, visit www.waldengalleria.com.


About Pyramid Management Group

Pyramid Management Group 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 14 properties located throughout New York and Massachusetts. For 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.