Santa Claus arrives at Prescott Gateway Mall on Dec. 1

Gateway Mall/Courtesy

Gateway Mall/Courtesy

Breaking news from the North Pole. Prescott Gateway Mall is pleased to announce that Santa is coming to town beginning Friday, Dec. 1, until Sunday, Dec. 24. A variety of holiday activities for the whole family will be happening at Prescott Gateway Mall during the merriest month of the year.

“We are thrilled to invite families to celebrate this joyful season at Prescott Gateway Mall,” said Anji Rodarte, marketing coordinator. “This year’s holiday events are sure to create lasting memories.”

Holiday photos and meet and greets with Santa will take place at Santa’s Workshop located at the main PGM fireplace from Dec. 1-24. Those who reserve their date and time in advance will also receive a special phone call from Santa.

Santa will be available for photos Dec. 1-17 Mondays-Fridays from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 6 p.m. From Dec. 18-24, Santa will be available Monday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Christmas Eve from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Times subject to change.

Pet photos with Santa will be available on Dec. 5 and 12. Reservations encouraged for all photo sessions.

Have a jolly good time at Prescott Gateway Mall’s Children's Holiday Paint Night with artist Tamara Holcom. This event will take place on Dec. 9 from 1 to 3 p.m. The materials fee is $45 per child. To reserve, please call 928-910-6545.

Join Santa, the Elves, and Frozen’s Anna and Elsa for a festive feast full of winter wonder and surprises on Dec. 16 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. This delightful brunch will include a warm buffet breakfast, holiday crafting tables, goodie bags, face painters and balloon twisters. Reserve your spot for the 10 or 11 a.m. seating at

The Salvation Army is looking for volunteers to distribute Angel Tree tags and collect purchased gifts at the kiosk in Prescott Gateway Mall through Dec. 16. Shifts will run in two-hour blocks from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Please visit the sign-up page to select a shift.

To reserve photos or breakfast with Santa or to learn more about Prescott Gateway Mall’s Holiday events, visit

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