Mark your calendars for Friday, November 25, 2016 at noon sharp for Southern California’s favorite Santa Claus Arrival event to launch the holiday season. Everyone in the family can look up to the sky to watch Santa Claus make his parachute landing into Janss Marketplace, located at Hillcrest Drive and Moorpark Road in Thousand Oaks.
Beginning at 11:30 a.m. on November 25, the first 100 guests who check-in on Facebook at the Event Headquarters booth near Burlington, will receive free binoculars as Santa arrives from the sky. After Santa lands, he’ll join Mrs. Claus to ride the American Eagle Express train to the Janss Marketplace Santa House to visit with children until 5:30 p.m. All Santa’s visitors will get a candy canes and reindeer antlers and can enjoy a Holiday Craft Activity from 12 – 3 p.m. and Story Times with Mrs. Clause from 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. Guests who present November 25, 2016 dated receipts totaling $50 or more at Santa’s House will get a free photo. Families can also purchase Santa Photos for $10 each, with all proceeds donated to Toys for Tots. Guests who present $100 total of receipts at the Event Headquarters booth will get a $10 gift card from select Janss Marketplace merchants.
PB and Jam, The DanceTime Boys will perform at 1:30pm, 2pm, and 2:30pm. DanceTime Boys is a dance-along series designed to motivate kids to move, dance, and play. The DanceTime Boys PB and Jam, the nephews of Grammy® nominated drummer Sheila E, were on the first original live-action dance series to air on BabyFirst, the baby-focused TV channel offering quality educational content to young children and their parents.
The Janss Marketplace Santa Arrival event features FREE train rides until 4pm, story time with Mrs. Claus from 12:30-3:30pm and children’s holiday craft activity until 3 p.m. Families can return to Janss Marketplace for free holiday train rides from 12 – 4 p.m. on Saturday December 3, 10 and 17.
Shoppers have the opportunity to receive a holiday gift by saving receipts, dated from November 18-25, 2016, from one or multiple Janss Marketplace stores. Bring $100 total of receipts to the Holiday Event Headquarters between 12 – 3 p.m. on November 25 to receive a $10 gift card to select Janss Marketplace retailers.
Santa will be on hand in the Santa House daily from November 25 through December 24. See Santa Housedates, hours and photo package information at www.janssmarketplace.net. Guests who bring same day receipts of $50 or more to Santa’s Workshop get a free 5 X 7 photo.
Santa’s Arrival on November 27 will also launch the annual Toys for Tots drive. During the holiday season bring new, unwrapped toy donations to the U.S. Marines stationed in front of Toys R Us. Santa will deliver the toys to less fortunate children by Christmas.