Santa Clauses are Coming to Town… Metropolis at Metrotown!
From November 13 – December 30, Metropolis at Metrotown – B.C.’s largest shopping centre – welcomes locals and visitors alike to celebrate the holidays through a series of unique and diverse Santa experiences, festive displays, charitable initiatives and unparalleled shopping.
Starting November 13th, visitors to Metropolis at Metrotown can meet an assorted version of Santas throughout the mall, including Father Christmas, the classic Santa of children’s storybooks, Global Santa, who represents many versions of Christmas that exist among families, Kris Kringle, whose energy and charm is match by a boundless enthusiasm for the holidays, and even Tropical Santa who plans to pop by during his post-holiday travels between December 27 and 30.
Metrotown’s Santas, photo sessions
For those who wish to take a memento from their time with one of Metropolis at Metrotown’s Santas, photo sessions are available for all four on select dates with a variety of packages available (including print and digital options). Skip the line to see your favourite Santa by booking ahead on the Metropolis at Metrotown website. Partial proceeds from all Santa photos will be donated to Burnaby Christmas Bureau, which supports families and individuals in need within the Burnaby community.
Visitors of all ages can get into the spirit of giving at Metropolis at Metrotown through a range of activities and experiences, including a toy drive in support of Burnaby Christmas Bureau hosted by the Burnaby Firefighters Charitable Society on December 9; charity gift wrapping while supporting Burnaby Neighbourhood House from Dec 1-24; and admiring bright, festive décor throughout the mall while shopping for gifts for your loved ones at over 330 stores.
The shopping centre is open Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m.–9 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m.–7 p.m. Special holiday hours apply November 24 (8am – 10pm); December 24 (10am – 6pm); December 26 (8am – 10pm); and December 31 (10am – 6pm). The centre will be closed on Christmas Day.