CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Santa Claus has left the North Pole for SouthPark mall.
Santa arrived at the mall Friday and will be available to hear wish lists and take pictures with children through Dec. 24.
The holiday celebrations at the mall will continue for the rest of the season with the annual tree lighting celebration from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 19 and breakfast with Santa on Saturday, Dec. 4 from 8 a.m. until 10 a.m.
The mall will also offer holiday gift wrapping services, in partnership with the Girl Scouts Hornets Nest Council. Proceeds will benefit Girl Scouts Hornets Nest Council & Simon Youth Foundation.