Santa HQ 2014

Celebrate the holidays with Santa HQ, an experience that transforms the traditional visit with Santa Claus into an interactive journey for all ages.

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HGTV celebrates the holidays with Santa HQ, an immersive experience that transforms the traditional visit with Santa Claus into a jingle-filled, interactive journey for all ages at malls across the country. For more than six weeks, from Tuesday, Nov. 4, through Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, HGTV will present a completely reimagined visit with Santa for the 21st century by pairing cutting-edge technology with an authentic holiday experience. Visitors can take an ELFIE selfie and star in their own holiday video, explore Santa’s Observatory using ELF-RAY Vision, test out the 'Naughty O' Nice Meter,' and enjoy a memorable photo with Santa.

Families can enjoy the wonder of Santa’s Workshop and Observatory by using innovative technology to customize their individual experience. Visitors can download the ELF-RAY Vision app or use a provided tablet to immerse themselves in the enchanting world of Santa HQ to see the night sky, the secret inner-workings of clocks and gears and to meet a playful pair of elves. By using their handheld device as a "portal," visitors can see and interact with stunning digital scenes surrounding them inside Santa’s Observatory. Visitors can continue the adventure with a custom photo opportunity, followed by the ultimate moment with Santa inside his modernized sleigh. Visitors can reserve their experience time in advance via the Santa HQ website.

Santa HQ will be featured at Macerich properties including

  • Danbury Fair Mall in Danbury, Conn.
  • Deptford Mall in Deptford Township, N.J.
  • Vintage Faire in Modesto, Calif.
  • Los Cerritos Center in Cerritos, Calif.
  • FlatIron Crossing in Broomfield, Colo.
  • Washington Square in Portland, Ore.
  • Lakewood Center in Lakewood, Calif.
  • Tysons Corner Center near Washington, D.C.
  • Chandler Fashion Center in Chandler, Ariz.
  • Scottsdale Fashion Square in Scottsdale, Ariz.

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