Santa arrival kicks off holiday season at NorthPark and SouthPark


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Posted Online: Nov. 07, 2012, 2:29 pm
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Press release submitted by Aleshia Chiesa


Santa's Arrival Kicks Off the Holiday Season at NorthPark and SouthPark Malls

WHAT: Santa will swap Comet and Cupid for a Moline Police Department squad car when he arrives at SouthPark Mall to ring in the holiday season.

And for those on the Iowa side of the river, he will be escorted by the Davenport Parks and Recreation Dance Pom Team from the Food Court to Von Maur Court at NorthPark Mall.


WHEN & WHERE: Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012

NorthPark – 11:00 AM, Santa's Winter Wonderland is in Von Maur Court; Parking is suggested at the Mall Entrance between JC Penney and Von Maur.

SouthPark – 4:00 PM; Santa's Winter Wonderland is in DEB Court next to Bath & Body Works. Parking is suggested at the Mall Entrance between JC Penney and Von Maur.

The properties are located in Davenport, IA and Moline, IL
























 



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