The holiday season is a special time of the year for families, but it can also bring unwanted stress because of how quickly time seems to fly at the end of the year. Below is a guide to help provide you with information to make your holiday shopping go more smoothly. This includes holiday hours and conveniences at Scottsdale Fashion Square, as well as information for the Salvation Army giving tree. Wondering when you can bring your little ones to see Santa this year at the Square? Look no further, all of the information is provided below!
December 2nd-7th: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
December 8th: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
December 9th-13th: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
December 14th-20th: 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
December 21st-23rd: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Christmas Eve: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
December 25th: Closed
December 26th: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
December 27th-28th: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
December 29th: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
December 30th: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
December 31st: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
January 1st: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Meeting Santa at the Fashion Square:
When: November 14ththrough December 24th
What to expect: Getting a sneak peek into the secret workings of Santa’s Head Quarters, guests will have a chance to get a first-hand look into what’s going on in Santa’s Workshop and Elf Academy, double check to see if they’ve made the Nice List, experience some of the elves’ latest creations and much more. In addition to a custom photo opportunity with Santa inside his modernized sleigh, the holiday hub will give guests a chance to:
- Use the workshop’s Magic Mirror to transform into one of Santa’s elves
- Create a customized Elf Academy ID collector card at the Elf ID station
- Explore Santa’s Workshop and Elf Academy with Elf-Ray Vision
- Find out how they rank on the Naughty or Nice O’Meter
How to sign-up: To simplify your Santa experience, shoppers can visit fashionsquare.com/holiday to purchase a Fast Pass online along with their photo package. The Santa Photo Fast Pass lets shoppers lock in a time that’s convenient for the whole family and helps streamline the traditional visit with the “Big Guy.” Photo packages are available starting at $39.00.
Salvation Army at Fashion Square:
The holiday season is a great time for giving and The Salvation Army is a great way to share holiday spirit with others. To help make the holidays brighter for children in need, the Salvation Army provides tags with children’s gift needs on a tree. Here’s how you can help:
- Stop by the Christmas Angel Tree at Fashion Square (located in the east wing of the lower level right in front of Sephora) between November 21stand December 22nd
- Pick out one tag or whatever amount of tags you’d like
- Find the gift(s) for the child(ren)
- Return the item(s) to the volunteers at the giving tree
From there, the Salvation Army will do the rest! Volunteers will wrap the gifts and make sure each gift makes it to the child who made the wish on the tree. Ready to tie a bow on all of this and find out where the Gift Wrapping will be? Check out the gift-wrapping station near the Salvation Army Christmas Angel Station. Hours of operation and for the gift-wrapping station starting November 21st:
Monday–Thursday: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday–Saturday: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
For more information please visit www.fashionsquare.com/santahq