Mall to offer photos with Santa

What’s billed as the Simon Santa Photo Experience is scheduled to continue through Dec. 24 at Mesa Mall in Grand Junction.

“One of the great traditions of holiday shopping at Mesa Mall is the annual family visit to the Simon Santa Photo Experience,” said Chelsi Reimer, director of marketing and business development at the mall. “I know Santa can’t wait to greet children bringing him their holiday wishes.”

Santa will be available for photographs with children at the Clock Court in the mall during varying hours leading up to Christmas. Those hours generally run from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sundays. On Christmas Eve, Santa will be available for photos from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

A second pet night in which Santa will be available for photos with pets is set for 7 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 8. Because the event is scheduled for after regular mall hours, participants should use the Target entrance to the mall.

Located at 2424 U.S. HIghway 6 & 50, Mesa Mall offers more than 100 stores and restaurants. For more information, visit