POUGHKEEPSIE – It’s the holiday season and Poughkeepsie Galleria will be welcoming Kris Kringle to the center starting Friday, Nov. 22. Families can visit with Santa on the lower level in Center Court through Christmas Eve.
Santa will be hosting special events before and after hours:
On Sunday, Dec. 8, “Santa Cares” sensory-friendly visits will be offered before mall hours from 9-11 a.m. in Center Court. For those interested in attending, please RSVP by visiting Eventbrite. Abilities First, Inc., Taconic Resources for Independence and Think DIFFERENTLY Dutchess County will be present with resources and other information for families. In partnership with all three companies, Poughkeepsie Galleria is proud to offer an American Sign Language (ASL) Interpreter during this event.
On Sunday, Dec. 15, “Santa Paws” pet photos with Santa will be taking place in Center Court from 6-8 p.m. Bring your furry friends and make special memories during this one-time-only event.
Santa set hours will be Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., with varying break times.
For information on visiting with Santa, special Santa events and center holiday hours, please visit Poughkeepsie Galleria’s website and click on the “Holiday” tab.