La Palmera Preparing for Santa’s Rockin’ Block Party

Festive free event to kick off to the Coastal Bend holiday season

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (Oct. 15, 2021) — La Palmera will officially kick off the holiday shopping season with its annual party to welcome Santa Claus.

This year, La Palmera will host Santa’s Rockin’ Block Party, presented by Apollo Towing, on Tuesday, Nov. 9, complete with live music and entertainment, fun events, and special activities for all ages.

Guests can enjoy free family-friendly events inside the mall beginning at 5 p.m., including face painting and arts and crafts on the upper level, as well as live music and beer samples (ages 21 and up) in the La Palmera Cafés food court. Guests can also stop by Center Court for annual Visits with Santa, presented by Apollo Towing.

While the fun inside continues, the outdoor block party gets underway at 7 p.m. with entertainment and activities stationed along the front of mall including live reindeer, a snow zone, petting zoo, magicians and other special guests providing entertainment throughout the evening.

Santa’s Rockin’ Block Party, including all indoor activities, will end at 9 p.m.

“La Palmera is proud to host Santa’s annual arrival in Corpus Christi and love how it has become such a beloved community event here in the Coastal Bend,” said Amanda Sanchez, La Palmera general manager. “Each year we try to create something unique and fun for guests of all ages and we’re looking forward to hosting this year’s block party event.”

Visits with Santa, presented by Apollo Towing, will be available by reservation or walk-up during mall hours, beginning Tuesday, Nov. 9, through Friday, Dec. 24. Photo packages start at $27.95 with other items available for purchase. A reservation link will be available on

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