Ultimate Holiday Experience, Adventure to Santa, Begins November 6, Reservations Now Open!

 The Parks Mall at Arlington today announced Adventure to Santa – A DreamWorks DreamPlace, is set to return to the mall on Friday, November 6.  Adventure to Santa is a captivating and interactive Santa adventure for the entire family. DreamWorks Animation, the global family entertainment brand known for award-winning storytelling and industry leading innovation, has once again chosen The Parks Mall at Arlington as one of the premier locations around the world during the 2015 holiday season to feature this experience.

Reservations can be made online at with the purchase of a photo package or at The Parks Mall at Arlington Guest Service kiosk located on the lower level in Center Court, near Oakley. Adventure to Santa will be open during the mall’s regular hours through Thursday, December 24.

“Last year, families were enamored with the one-of-a-kind experience of Adventure to Santa. The holidays are such a magical time of year, and The Parks Mall at Arlington’s goal is to offer our guests unique experiences and lasting memories,” said Eileen Neighbors, marketing manager for the shopping center. “Returning guests will enjoy new elements of the house this year, and those experiencing Adventure to Santa for the first time will get to see what the buzz is all about.”

Once again, the magical journey of Adventure to Santa starts with Shrek, ends with Santa and features a 2,000-square-foot immersive experience to be enjoyed by family members of all ages. New features this year include two new app games, Sleigh Flight School and Gingy’s Cookie Maker, and three additional exterior skins, the Painted Lady, Candy Cottage and Enchanted Log Cabin. At the top of the hour, the cottage will perform a newly designed light show that cues a different exterior skin for each hour.

 “Following a fantastic national launch during the 2014 holiday season, DreamPlace is back to turn the traditional mall holiday visit into something truly special with an immersive, interactive approach that draws on our signature brand of technology, storytelling and of course, humor,” said DreamWorks Animation’s Head of Retail Development Paul Kurzawa. "Shrek and his friends are here to bring the holidays to life with an unparalleled experience which fans will absolutely love.”

 On Thursday, November 5, The Parks Mall at Arlington is sharing the Adventure to Santa experience with USO families, hosting a private holiday party for military families of women and men on active duty, in the National Guard or Reserves. Guests will enjoy a pizza dinner, an Adventure to Santa tour, music, activities and holiday crafts. And all families will receive a 5x7” picture with Santa, courtesy of Worldwide Photography. This is the third year The Parks Mall at Arlington has hosted a holiday party for USO military families.

 The Parks Mall at Arlington is at I-20 and Cooper in Arlington, Texas. For information, visit or call (817) 467-2757.

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