Santa welcomes children of all ages and abilities on December 2, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. to Sensory-Friendly Santa at the Galleria of Fort Lauderdale, 2414 E Sunrise Blvd. For more information about The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale or for a complete list of retailers, holiday hours and events, please call (954) 564-1036 or visit www.galleriamall-fl.com.
This compassionate, sensory-friendly event held in partnership with Autism Speaks allows families with children with all spectrums of special needs to experience the time-honored tradition of a Santa visit, in a comforting environment prior to public hours. Accommodations are made to support the sensory, physical, and developmental needs of this special audience. A portion of proceeds from photo packages purchased will benefit Arc Broward. Visits with Santa are complimentary. Keepsake Santa photo packages start at $24.99. Space is limited and families are encouraged to reserve a time in advance at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-galleria-at-fort-lauderdale-122-santa-cares-tickets-51415849189.
About The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale
The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale, recognized as one of South Florida’s premier shopping destinations for its sophisticated level of merchandising and ambiance, is the largest and most upscale regional mall in Broward County. Neiman Marcus, Macy’s and Dillard’s anchor the popular center, which also features 100 known stores, including American Eagle Outfitters, Apple, Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, Free People, J. Crew, Michael Kors, Pandora and Fort Lauderdale’s first H&M. It is also home to Elizabeth Arden Red Door Salon and Spa and a fine roster of dining establishments such as Seasons 52, The Capital Grille, Truluck’s, P.F. Chang’s and Blue Martini. Just steps away from Fort Lauderdale’s world-famous beach, it is minutes from the airport, port, downtown, hotels and the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center with easy access from Sunrise Boulevard, U.S. Highway 1 (Federal Highway), Interstate 95, Interstate 595, and U.S. Highway A1A (Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard). Located at 2414 East Sunrise Blvd., it is open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Mon. through Sat. and 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sun. Restaurants enjoy later hours. More information is available by calling (954) 564-1036 or at www.galleriamall-fl.com.