Santa Claus to appear at Salmon Run Mall beginning Dec. 2

WATERTOWN, NY — Santa Claus is coming to Salmon Run Mall on Dec. 2.  In coordination with Cherry Hill Programs, the industry leader in experiential holiday photography experiences, Santa will greet guests at his winter home in the Court Area near the Hobby Lobby end of the Mall through Dec. 24.

There will be plenty of fun and magic while visiting Santa, as well as a focus on the health and well-being of everyone.  Reservations are strongly encouraged with walk-up visits available as space allows throughout the day.  Reservations can be made by clicking HERE.  Guests are welcome to review the safety measures being taken based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention online HERE.

Events with Santa return with Pet Night and the return of Santa Cares.

Pet Night:  Monday, December 6 from 7pm – 8pm

Pet Parents can bring in their favorite pets (cats or dogs only, please) and have photos talken with Santa.  Various photo packages will be available for purchase.  Please enter and exit through the main mall entrance closest to the Santa Set, which is at the Hobby Lobby end of the Mall.

Santa Cares:  Sunday, December 12 from 9am – 10am

Santa Cares is an event held specifically for children with sensory disabilities.  It is held in partnership with autism Speaks.  Autism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions for the needs of individuals with autism and their families.  For more information or to make a reservation, click HERE.

Santa Claus will be at Salmon Run Mall daily through Christmas Eve.  At 5pm on Christmas Eve Santa will take off to prepare for his big night!  Guests can find everything holiday on the mall’s HAUL-IDAYS link at