SIMON MALLS SHARE HOLIDAY TRADITIONS, HOST SANTA SATURDAY CHILDREN’S CELEBRATION AT IRVING MALL
Families can welcome Santa to town with Simon Kidgits Club and
The Children’s Place holiday kick-off festivities
Irving, TX, November 12, 2013 — Listen for jingling sleigh bells and a jolly, magical laugh, as Santa Claus is coming to Irving Mall to share the spirit of the holiday season. Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG), a leading global retail real estate company, invites Irving area kids and parents to join Simon Kidgits Club® in celebrating Santa’s arrival during Irving Mall’s special Santa Saturday event on Saturday, November 16, 2013.
To get families immersed in the wonders of Kris Kringle, the mall will bring Santa Saturday to life with several activities. Before the iconic figure’s grand arrival, children can participate in a special breakfast and holiday arts and crafts session from 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. At 9:15 a.m., Santa will make his big entrance into the mall and lead little ones to The Children’s Place during a jingle bell parade. After Santa completes his merry march, families can experience a cherished holiday tradition. Children will have the chance to sit on Santa’s lap, share their holiday wishes and pose for a treasured photo with him at Center Court throughout the holiday season until Tuesday, December 24. For information about dates and times, please call Guest Services at 972-255-0572.
The Children’s Place holiday collection is currently available in stores, offering moms picture-perfect looks and colorful, cozy basics just in time for family photos and colder days ahead. With Big Fashions at Little Prices®, The Children’s Place offers styles kids want at prices parents love. Even beyond the holidays, families can shop fun fashions, everyday must-haves and head-to-toe outfitting at unmatched value for kids in sizes newborn to 14.
The Simon Kidgits Club is a fun and informative program that focuses on health, wellness, education, safety and entertainment for children ages 3-8. Since 2003, the Simon Kidgits Club has kept children and parents alike amused with various events and activities while providing incentives for club members, such as special offers, rewards and games.
Kidgits Club members receive a variety of goodies, including a Kidgits Club T-shirt, membership card, birthday card and gift, discounts and scheduled activities. For more information about the Simon Kidgits Club, visit http://www.simon.com/kidgits/.
About Simon Property Group
Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) is an S&P 100 company and a global leader in the retail real estate industry. The Company currently owns or has an interest in more than 325 retail real estate properties in North America and Asia comprising approximately 242 million square feet. We are headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana and employ approximately 5,500 people in the U.S. For more information, visit simon.com.
About Simon Brand Ventures
Simon Brand Ventures (SBV), Simon’s business-to-consumer arm, is pioneering the transformation of shopping centers into a medium where consumer brands can build relationships with Simon shoppers who make over 2.8 billion visits each year. Simon’s vast franchise of market-leading shopping centers nationwide provides SBV the foundation to monetize the distribution system through numerous consumer ventures. SBV and its affiliates have engaged in a number of consumer business initiatives, including the Simon Visa Giftcard® and the American Express®/Simon Giftcard; launch of Simon platform programs such as Simon dTour Live® and Simon Kidgits Club®; a national media delivery channel including static, digital and experiential marketing and advertising vehicles; and multiple national and local marketing alliances with Coca-Cola and Visa U.S.A. among others.
About The Children’s Place Retail Stores, Inc.
The Children’s Place is the largest pure-play children’s specialty apparel retailer in North America. The Company designs, contracts to manufacture and sells fashionable, high-quality merchandise at value prices, primarily under the proprietary “The Children’s Place” brand name. As of August 3, 2013, the Company operated 1,116 stores and an online store at www.childrensplace.com.