The holidays are here and La Palmera will have a variety of events, activities, and extended hours sure to make your holidays merry and bright. Scroll down the page to see all we have to offer throughout the holiday season.

VISITS WITH SANTA, PRESENTED BY APOLLO TOWING

Through Dec. 24

Visits with Santa, presented by Apollo Towing, will be available by reservation or walk-up during mall hours* through Dec. 24. Guests may choose to either sit with Santa, or use a socially distanced bench for photos. Photo packages start at $27.95 with other items available for purchase.

CLICK HERE to skip the line with a Snap Pass photo reservation.

*The Santa Set will be open during mall hours below with the exception of when Santa is taking a break to  “feed his reindeer” as noted.

Nov. 9–Dec. 23
Monday–Saturday — 10 a.m.–9 p.m. Santa’s break 3:30–4:30 p.m. Mon-Sat
Sunday — 11 a.m.–6 p.m.

Dec. 24  — 9 a.m.–6 p.m.

Check back as Santa’s hours may change through the holidays.

“PET NIGHT WITH SANTA”

December 7 and 8

Pet lovers can bring their favorite dog or cat for the final two “Pet Night with Santa” events on Tuesday and Wednesday, Dec. 7 and 8, from 5:30–8:30 p.m. in Center Court. Only dogs and cats are permitted and all animals must remain on a leash or in a carrier at all times.

CLICK HERE to skip the line with a Snap Pass photo reservation for your fur baby.

QUIET TIME WITH SANTA

December 12

Sunday, Dec. 12, from 9-11 a.m., is the final opportunity this season for special needs children and their families to enjoy a visit with Santa in a sensory-friendly environment with extra time for those who may have developmental or physical challenges. Quiet Time with Santa provides special one-on-one time for photos with Santa before the mall opens — no fountain, no background music, no crowds. Reservations are required for this special event.

CLICK HERE to reserve Quiet Time with Santa for your special needs child.

CHARITY GIFT WRAPPING

Need help wrapping all those great holiday gifts? Shoppers can take advantage of La Palmera’s charity gift-wrapping service every Friday through Sunday, plus the week leading up to Christmas. The gift–wrapping station is located on the Main Level near Concierge where volunteers from local charities will provide their wrapping services for donations each of those days from noon–6 p.m.

12/10–12     Burn Pits 360 Veterans Organization
12/17–19     American Cancer Society — Relay for Life Flour Bluff
12/20–22   Big Brothers Big Sisters
12/23–24   Deaf & Hard of Hearing Center

SALVATION ARMY BELL RINGERS and ANGEL TREE

The Salvation Army bell ringers are stationed in their traditional locations at select mall entrances, and shoppers can help local children in need by “adopting” them from the Angel Tree located at Concierge. The tree is decorated with children’s names and their wish lists, including items such as toys, clothes, shoes, and more for shoppers to purchase. Each year, The Salvation Army of the Coastal Bend helps provide Christmas gifts to over 1,300 local children.

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