December 3, 2023 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am America/Chicago Timezone
Perkins Rowe
10000 Perkins Rowe
Perkins Rowe
Santa Cares events allow people of all ages and abilities to enjoy Santa Magic photo experiences in an inclusive environment that improves comfort, enjoyment and participation among children with sensory sensitivities.
Cherry Hill Programs and Autism Speaks are thrilled to host sensory-friendly events on Sunday, December 3, 2023. Some event dates may vary – click on your location below to confirm date and time.
Exclusive Benefits of Santa Cares Events
-No purchase required to book Santa Cares reservation
-Most events occur outside of normal shopping hours
-Advance registration required to limit the number of guests to reduce crowds and wait times
-Reduced lighting and music
-Sensory-friendly trained Santa and staff who can support those with special needs and their families
-Photo package purchase is optional at the time of the event
Santa Cares is specifically designed to accommodate the unique needs of people on the spectrum, creating a comfortable and inclusive environment for them to enjoy the magic of Christmas. During Santa Cares events, the usual hustle and bustle of a typical mall Santa visit is transformed into a calm and soothing experience, aiming to minimize sensory overload and provide a safe space for everyone. Our staff and volunteers are trained to understand the needs of individuals on the autism spectrum, ensuring that each child or adult receives the support and attention they deserve. Our professional photographers are experienced in capturing beautiful moments with Santa, ensuring that each visit is documented in a way that reflects their unique personality and holiday spirit.