News Release, Brave Public Relations

WALDORF, Md. (November 4, 2019) – Simon®, a global leader in premier shopping, dining, entertainment, and mixed-use destinations, announced the beginning of the holiday season where families can make magical memories by taking photos with Santa as part of the Simon Santa Photo Experience at St. Charles Towne Center. Santa arrives at the Macy’s Court on the Lower Level near Starbucks on November 15 and will greet families until December 24.

“Visiting  St. Charles Towne Center is a fun way for families to create lasting memories and experience all the joy that the holiday season has to offer,” said Director of Marketing and Business Development Kimberly Mallory. “We recognize the importance of sharing holiday traditions with loved ones. This is a special time with Santa that many families have come to cherish each year at St. Charles Towne Center.”  

St. Charles Towne Center Santa activities:

Santa FastPass:Save time, avoid the line by reserving your magical moment with Santa online.

Caring Santa:Provides children with all spectrums of special needs and their families the opportunity to visit with Santa in a sensory-friendly environment. Caring Santa will occur in association with Autism Speaks before regular mall hours onSunday, December 8from8-9 a.m.Guests can reserve their appointment online.

Pet Photos: An opportunity for all members of the family, pet, and human, to visit with Santa. Pet Photos are hosted before regular mall hours on Sunday, December 15 from 8-10 a.m. and the set receives extensive cleaning following the event to minimize potential risks to allergy sufferers.

Breakfast with Santa and 19 Days ‘Till Christmas Party: Enjoy a pancake breakfast and extra festive family-friendly activities with St. Nick onSaturday, December 7from7:30-10:30 a.m.In addition, little guests can celebrate the countdown to Christmas from10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.with cake pop decorating, crafts, pinatas, tunes spun by a DJ, face painting and of course, a jingle bell parade around the center with Santa! To RSVP,

Storytime and Singing with Santa: On Sunday, December 8 from 6:30-8 p.m., families are invited to sing along as Santa plays holly jolly songs on the ukulele! Shoppers can also look forward to storytime with Kris Kringle’s favorite elf, crafts, balloon twisting, and milk and cookies. In the spirit of the giving season, little ones can receive a special gift from Santa, while supplies last. To RSVP, visit  

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