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We're so excited to share our holiday spirit with you this year! From visits with Santa and special events to getting rewarded and finding gifts in stock for everyone on your list, we welcome you to come join us this holiday season. Here are all the details...

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Breakfast with Santa

Join us in the Food Court on Saturday, December 3 for Breakfast with Santa. 

The morning will feature snacks, kids carts, family-friendly activities, special musical guests, and an appearance from Santa Claus. 


Join the fun

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Photos With Santa

Santa is back starting on November 19, and he's ready to take photos and make memories to last a lifetime. To pre-book your visit, see Santa's schedule, and more, click below.

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Pet Night Photos with Santa

Shoppers can bring their four-legged friends to a special pet night and "sit" for a photo with Santa during Pet Nights* on December 14 and 15. 

*Dogs and cats only. 

Treat your Pet

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Special Holiday Performances

Join us this holiday season for special performances in Center Plaza. 

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Get Ready to Give Back

Santa Monica Place is giving back to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®️ this holiday season. Join us and together we can support their lifesaving mission: Finding cures. Saving children.®️

Donate Today

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Gifts For Your Entire List

Because gifts are just better under the tree, not stuck in transit. Find amazing gifts in stock now at Tiffany's, Louis Vuitton, Rolex, Hugo Boss, Coach, Paige, AllSaints, Nike, Uniqlo, Tesla, VinFast, Peloton, Therabody, The Gourmandise School of Cooking and more. It's giftassurance.

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Get Rewarded With Shopkick

Download the Shopkick app on your phone and get rewards when you visit! Redeem your rewards on gift cards to your favorite retailers.

Get The App

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Extended Shopping Hours

Throughout the holiday season, our center will be opening earlier and closing later, so you can shop when it suits your schedule.

See All Holiday Hours

Individual retailer and restaurant hours may vary.