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Orange Park Mall Welcomes Holiday Season with Full Sleigh of Winter Activities


Orange Park, FL.  (11.1.22) - Orange Park Mall is ready to shine for the holiday season. With a full list of holiday activities lined up, friends and families can celebrate the season in their own unique style whether that’s sipping cocoa or visiting with Santa.

“The holidays are an important time for our community to gather, celebrate our loved ones and share gratitude,” said Randy Bowman, General Manager at Orange Park Mall. “We are proud to offer events and activities that bring people together to ignite the spirit of the season, while also supporting our local small businesses.”

Orange Park Mall festivities include:

Santa’s Arrival:

Orange Park Mall will celebrate Santa’s arrival on Saturday, November 19th beginning at 10:30 am. Families are invited to wear their best holiday PJ’s and help Santa’s Elves find Santa to wake him up for the holiday season.  The Salvation Army Band will kick off the festivities, along with Reindeer Pony Rides from Pinto Farms, a giant cookie cake from Great American Cookies and the Grinch’s Hot Cocoa bar!   

Small Business Saturday VIP Sip and Shop:

Show Love. Shop Small. demonstrates the town center’s ongoing dedication to helping small businesses grow and thrive.  Join us on Saturday, November 26 from 1pm – 4pm in the VIP lounge for cocktails, beauty demos, fashion shows and more.  Plus, for every $10 spent at one of our small businesses that day – you’ll get an entry into the drawing for a $250 gift card to the Orange Park small business of your choice!

KIDX Club® Cookies and Claus:

With all the fun happening around the holiday season, it’s important to keep our minds growing too. Kids ages four to 10 can learn about different cultures and traditions celebrated around the world during the KIDX Club® holiday events. On Saturday, December 10 at 11am, Mrs. Claus will be reading stories to teach families about other cultures holiday traditions.  Cookies and milk will be served and children will have an opportunity to write a letter to Santa!

Sensitive Santa®: 

For children on the autism spectrum and those with related sensory sensitivities, a Santa visit can often mean crowded spaces, long lines and a swirl of competing noise that can create an overstimulating and upsetting environment. Sensitive Santa® provides a magical experience for guests and is hosted before the town center opens. Santa has been especially trained and takes cues from parents and caregivers in order to meet each child’s individual needs. Sensitive Santa will take place on Sunday December 4 and Sunday December 11 from 10 am to 12 noon and will include crafts with Mrs. Claus, a cereal bar and a special gift from Santa.  Advance registration is required.

Paws & Claus:

Orange Park Mall wants to make sure our furry friends get everything on their holiday lists this year. Dog and cat owners are invited to mix and mingle as they get their favorite pet’s photos taken with Santa at Paws & Claus on Monday, December 5 and Monday December 12 from 5pm – 7pm.   Safe Animal Shelter will be at the event with lovable pups available for adoption. Plus, a special meet and greet with Jacksonville’s’ Lily the Lovable Golden. 


Holiday Gift Guides:

Need a little help choosing gifts for the people in your life? Orange Park Mall will be sharing gift guides for wellness lovers, beauty addicts and even for treating yourself]. Gather inspiration and shop from the comfort of your own home from December 1 – 24 by following Orange Park Mall on Instagram.


Bring Home Holiday Magic Sweepstakes:

Thanks to Coca-Cola, 20 lucky winners will receive a $500 gift card to shop this holiday. Guests visiting Orange Park Mall can scan the QR code found at an on-site Coca-Cola vending machine to enter the promotion for a chance to win prizes.

Orange Park Mall remains focused on providing a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone. In addition to our already rigorous cleaning practices, guests will also find hand sanitization stations located throughout the town center. We ask that everyone conduct themselves in a safe and respectful way in accordance with all federal, state, and local regulations, recommendations and health mandates, as well as each individual retailer’s policies.