A Guide to Festive Holiday Shopping in Chandler
Posted on November 24, 2015 9:00 AM
Chandler, AZ is a premiere shopping destination and that remains true during the holiday season. While we revel in sunny days and mild evenings, each of Chandler's primary shopping districts offer events and festivities where shopping for that perfect holiday gifts is a real treat. Be in the know this joy-filled season for all the events and happenings when doing some holiday shopping in Chandler, AZ.
CHANDLER FASHION CENTER
3111 W. Chandler Blvd.
Loop 101 and Chandler Blvd.
There is no doubt that Chandler Fashion Center is a shopper's paradise. As a premier shopping destination, the Chandler mall features an upscale collection of more than 180 stores including many national favorites like Ann Taylor, Coach, Banana Republic, Chico's, H&M, The Apple Store, Sephora, lululemon athletica, Microsoft, The Disney Store, LEGO®, and Michael Kors. Plus, the large shopping center is anchored by four beloved department stores - Dillard's, Macy's, Nordstrom. Combine this superb shopping destination with some great holiday merriment and it's easy to see why the center is a must-stop-shopping destination this holiday season with their numerous holiday events.
HGTV presents SANTA HQ
Through December 24th in Macy's Court
In collaboration with HGTV, America's leading home and lifestyle television network, Chandler Fashion Center presents Santa HQ- a fully immersive and engaging holiday attraction that will delight the kids. Utilizing exciting and interactive technology, Santa's Workshop and Observatory are transformed into customized experiences that are sure to create lasting memories. Guests, big and small, are able to take a turn at the ‘Naughty O' Nice Meter', capture their inner ‘ELFIE' ( a selfie photo experience) and be a part of an exciting virtual environment that brings Santa's workshop to life. INSIDER TIP - guests may save time waiting in line by scheduling their Santa visit ahead of time by accessing the website: http://santa-hq.com/. In addition to reservations, visitors may also opt to pre-select and pre-pay a variety of photo packages in advance.
Photos with Santa
Did you know that Santa has a holiday home located on the lower level Macy's Court of Chandler Fashion Center and that Santa will be available for photos during most shopping center hours? Many photo packages and goodies are available at many prices points and payment is accepted by cash, debit card, Visa, American Express and MasterCard. A great bonus for the kiddos, all children visiting Santa will receive a free gift!
Holiday Gift Wrapping Service
November 19-December 24th in Sears Court
Holiday gift wrapping service available for purchase in the lower level Sears Court of Chandler Fashion Center mall during mall hours. Proceeds will benefit The Salvation Army.
Thanksgiving & Midnight Madness
There are usually a couple of family members on the hunt for a great deal - and they're sure to uncover some great deals when Chandler Fashion Center opens at 6 p.m. - midnight Thanksgiving night, November 26th and re-opens at 6 a.m. on Black Friday, November 27th. Various activities are scheduled throughout the center including giveaways and great store sales over these dates.
Arizona Ave. & Chandler Blvd.
You can't miss Chandler's Tumbleweed Tree under construction in Downtown Chandler - but did you know that Downtown Chandler is home to a number of locally-owned businesses? ‘Shop small' and head to Downtown Chandler on November 28, 2015 and celebrate Small Business Saturday at one of the many Downtown Chandler businesses participating in Small Business Saturday: Bourbon Jacks, Zoolikins, TechShop Chandler, Peixoto Coffee, Sibley's West, Wimpy's Paradise, and Murphy's Law Irish Pub.
THE SHOPPES AT CASA PALOMA
7131 W. Ray Road, Chandler AZ
The Shoppes at Casa Paloma, is a uniquely upscale shopping destination located just east of I-10 on Ray Road and is sure to put you in the holiday spirit. In addition to its numerous locally, owned boutiques and some of our national favorites, there are a number of specialty restaurants providing a great place to nourish and recharge yourself. Each year, locals anxiously await The Shoppes at Casa Paloma's annual holiday events that are perfect for the whole family will enjoy:
- Santa Visits & Photos from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., November 28th and December 5th, 12th and 19th
- Holiday Horse & Carriage Rides from 4 - 8 p.m. on December 12th and 19th
- Holiday Carolers featured from 1 - 4 p.m., December 6th, 13th and 20th