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The Santa Claus Experience

By Kaity Kucy, Dec 01


 

 

Santa Claus just completed his first holly jolly weekend down here at The CORE and so many kids (and grown-up kids) got to meet the big guy and tell their Christmas wishes. Nestled within a forest of beautiful Christmas trees is Santa’s big red chair - just waiting for kids to pop by to chat with Santa about their year and what they would like for Christmas!

Every Thursday to Sunday leading up until Christmas, Santa Claus and his helpers are set-up amongst the twinkling trees on the 2nd floor of The CORE. Arrive between 11am and 7pm (Thursday to Saturday) and 12pm and 6pm (Sundays) to meet the big guy. Keep in mind that he does take regular breaks throughout the day (even Santa needs a minute to refuel with more cookies and milk!) but they’ve set up a handy clock so you’ll know when he returns.

All Santa Claus visits and photos are totally free. You just need your smartphone or camera. One of Santa’ elves will even assist you with getting the perfect shot if you would like to be in the photo too. Once you have your photo, simply post it to social media (Instagram and Twitter) using the hashtag #FindChristmasDowntown and tag @COREshopping. The super awesome hashtag printer from Fotohub will print out your Santa photo as a little memento to keep from the day. We were also given a special Santa sticker page and a mini candy cane - what a fun time!

Even more fun can be had as The CORE and Santa Claus have special guests joining them all month long. The official Find Christmas Downtown Presenting Partner is The Calgary Flames Foundation. They will be at the CORE on December 2, 9 & 16 for Flames Saturdays to entertain all of the kids waiting in line for Santa. Keep an eye out as they might even have fun special surprises for those waiting in line.

There are also a number of other community sponsors that are popping up at the Santa Claus booth that you will want to check out - our city is full of great holiday spirit - you never know what kind of surprises these partners might have up their sleeves for the day!

Additional Sponsor Days

Friday December 1: Calgary Zoo

Saturday December 2: Flames Saturday!

Sunday December 3: School of Alberta Ballet

Friday December 8: Lycee Louis Pasteur School

Saturday December 9: Flames Saturday!

Thursday December 14: Indigo Spirit

Friday December 15: Sheraton Suites Calgary Eau Claire

Saturday December 16: Flames Saturday!

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The Santa Claus Experience

 

 

Santa Claus just completed his first holly jolly weekend down here at The CORE and so many kids (and grown-up kids) got to meet the big guy and tell their Christmas wishes. Nestled within a forest of beautiful Christmas trees is Santa’s big red chair - just waiting for kids to pop by to chat with Santa about their year and what they would like for Christmas!

Every Thursday to Sunday leading up until Christmas, Santa Claus and his helpers are set-up amongst the twinkling trees on the 2nd floor of The CORE. Arrive between 11am and 7pm (Thursday to Saturday) and 12pm and 6pm (Sundays) to meet the big guy. Keep in mind that he does take regular breaks throughout the day (even Santa needs a minute to refuel with more cookies and milk!) but they’ve set up a handy clock so you’ll know when he returns.

All Santa Claus visits and photos are totally free. You just need your smartphone or camera. One of Santa’ elves will even assist you with getting the perfect shot if you would like to be in the photo too. Once you have your photo, simply post it to social media (Instagram and Twitter) using the hashtag #FindChristmasDowntown and tag @COREshopping. The super awesome hashtag printer from Fotohub will print out your Santa photo as a little memento to keep from the day. We were also given a special Santa sticker page and a mini candy cane - what a fun time!

Even more fun can be had as The CORE and Santa Claus have special guests joining them all month long. The official Find Christmas Downtown Presenting Partner is The Calgary Flames Foundation. They will be at the CORE on December 2, 9 & 16 for Flames Saturdays to entertain all of the kids waiting in line for Santa. Keep an eye out as they might even have fun special surprises for those waiting in line.

There are also a number of other community sponsors that are popping up at the Santa Claus booth that you will want to check out - our city is full of great holiday spirit - you never know what kind of surprises these partners might have up their sleeves for the day!

Additional Sponsor Days

Friday December 1: Calgary Zoo

Saturday December 2: Flames Saturday!

Sunday December 3: School of Alberta Ballet

Friday December 8: Lycee Louis Pasteur School

Saturday December 9: Flames Saturday!

Thursday December 14: Indigo Spirit

Friday December 15: Sheraton Suites Calgary Eau Claire

Saturday December 16: Flames Saturday!