Santa made his way into University Mall Friday night. He's ready for pics and the countless kids that will be whispering what they want for Christmas.

I was asked for the third year in a row to be Santa's driver during the Salvation Army Angel Tree parade. Some members from the Holt High School band led the parade thought the mall along with some fun Christmas characters like Frosty and Rudolph.

Santa and I followed up in a decorated gold cart. He waved and shouted Merry Christmas and the cool part is that not only do children smile when they see Santa, most of the grown ups do too. People had there camera's and phones out as we made the loop around the entire mall.

We stopped at center court at Santa's magical forest and Santa got to work immediately as the line of children waiting on their turn with him was already long. I had a little help this year.. Brody joined us on the ride. A happy little boy.

Santa's Hours

Monday-Saturday 10am-1pm; 2pm-5pm; 6pm-9pm

Sunday 1pm-5:30pm

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