New Santa experience, Skype with Santa, and Gift Wrap Valet to provide
shoppers with free activities this Christmas season
TORONTO, Nov. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - This Christmas, Toronto Eaton Centre will
celebrate the Christmas season with a series of FREE events and
activations aimed at inspiring the spirit of giving in guests.
"Our 2013 Christmas program will put a spin on many traditional holiday
favourites for our guests and their families to enjoy this Christmas,"
said Meredith Vlitas, Senior Marketing Director, Toronto Eaton Centre.
"All of our programs are completely free. It's our way of giving back
to our shoppers with an exciting and inclusive environment."
A new Santa experience, Santa's Log Cabin, built by Timber Block, will
provide families with one-on-one access to the big man this Christmas
season. Starting Friday, November 29, families can drop-in for a visit
with Santa during Community Fridays, November 29, December 6, and
December 20, or book a pre-registered visit, starting Sunday, December
1 and running every Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The one-of-a-kind cabin, located in Trinity Square Park, features a cozy
fireplace, colouring stations, and an opportunity for mom and dad to
take photos of their children with Santa. For family members with fur,
feathers or scales, pets are welcome for a photo session with Santa on
Saturday, November 30 from 2:30 to 5 p.m. and Friday, December 13 from
4 to 8 p.m.
Additional programs for 2013 include:
Black Friday - On Friday, November 29, Toronto Eaton Centre will extend its hours
opening at 6:00 a.m. and closing at 9:30 p.m.
The first 100 shoppers to arrive at Guest Services (Level 2) will
receive a $10 Cadillac Fairview SHOP! CARD®
Skype with Santa - When he's not live in Santa's Log Cabin, the littlest shoppers can
easily share their Christmas wishes with the big guy from the comfort
of home! Returning on Monday, December 2, families can chat with Santa
live from the North Pole by booking their free Skype with Santa session
Santa is available Monday to Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m.
Gift Wrap Valet - Toronto Eaton Centre's Gift Wrap Valet, presented by the Toronto Sun
in support of the Toronto Humane Society, is a fast, fun, and free way
to take the hassle out of gift wrapping this Christmas
Simply drop off recently purchased items from Toronto Eaton Centre at
one of the gift wrap kiosks, located in the Urban Eatery or Level 1
next to the Dundas subway entrance, and in about an hour, gifts are
carefully wrapped and ready to go under the tree, for FREE!
Holiday Decor - Visit Toronto Eaton Centre's spectacular 50 foot Christmas tree and
six giant LED reindeer to snap unique photos with friends and family
"Toronto Eaton Centre is an urban, downtown Toronto landmark and our
Christmas program is reflective of the unique personality woven through
our merchandizing mix and our diverse guests," said Vlitas. "From
fashionistas to families, all of our shoppers will have an exciting way
to celebrate the holidays at Toronto Eaton Centre this Christmas."
About Toronto Eaton Centre
Stretching two full city blocks North from Yonge and Queen and one city
block west from Yonge and Dundas, Toronto Eaton Centre is among
Canada's most recognizable landmarks, and one of the country's
best-known retail shopping destinations. With more than 235 retailers,
restaurants and services in the heart of downtown, Toronto Eaton Centre
is the city's premier urban destination. Toronto Eaton Centre is owned
and managed by The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Ltd, one of North
America's largest investors, owners and managers of commercial real
estate. For more information about the Toronto Eaton Centre, visit torontoeatoncentre.com.
About Timber Block
Timber Block is a custom builder offering an environmentally responsible
building technology which is unmatched in residential construction.
With its R-30 insulated engineered wall structure, Timber Block also
offers a variety of models ranging from stunning log cottages to
striking contemporary homes.
Canadian based and with more than 30 years of construction history,
tradition and integrity, Timber Block has recently expanded into the
USA and the Ontario marketplace.
Visit their Sales & Design Centre located in Innisfil, Ontario and be on
the lookout this spring for their two (2) new model/show homes on
For more information about Timber Block: http://www.timberblock.com or http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qyzpPg1hhUc.
SOURCE: Toronto Eaton Centre
For further information:
(416) 640-5525 x230