— Westlake, Ohio
Crocker Park’s 2021 holiday events kick off on Saturday, November 20, as they welcome back all of the beloved, family-friendly seasonal activities to their Westlake shopping and lifestyle center. The festivities begin at 12pm with all holiday attractions opening up to the public, capped off by their annual Tree Lighting Ceremony featuring The Toy Soldier™ and Santa Claus beginning at 7pm. See below for the full list of activities and details:
Tree Lighting Featuring The Toy Soldier™ : Saturday, November 20 @ 7pm
-Watch as The Toy Soldier™ performs for his 1st year at his new home of Crocker Park and as he welcomes in Santa Claus to help light the 50 ft. tree with special choreographed dancing and music.
-Make your way over to the Roche Wealth Management of Raymond James stage in East Park at 5:45pm to see local crooner, Hayden Grove, perform some Christmas classics.
50ft Tree Nightly Light Show presented by Serpentini of Westlake: Nov 20 @ 8pm – Jan 2
-Beginning at 4:30pm each evening till 9:00pm, enjoy choregraphed light shows to some of your favorite music played from the tree in Center Circle.
Santa’s Village: Nov 20 @ 12pm – Dec 24
Located across from East Park next to The Cheesecake Factory, activities in the village include:
-Photos with Santa presented by Lake Ridge Academy. Visit Santa Claus throughout the Christmas season for some festive holiday pics.
-Bring your furry friend for Pet Photos with Santa on Dec 5 & 12, 6pm-8pm.
-Photos with The Toy Soldier™ Sunday’s at 12:30pm & 3:30pm starting Nov 28 – Dec 19.
-Holiday Market Pop-Up Shops hosted by PMA Shows. Stop in to shop at a variety of local vendors inside Santa’s Village. Now more than ever it’s important to support small businesses, so we hope to see you all here to #ShopLocal and #SupportLocal.
-Santa’s Sleigh presented by Visiting Nurse Association of Ohio. Grab your friends and family and head to Santa’s Village for a fun, FREE photo-op inside Santa’s Sleigh.
-Express Train presented by Serpentini of Westlake. Take a ride on our express train around Crocker Park to view the magical experiences in person. Tickets can be purchased inside Santa’s Village near The Cheesecake Factory for $4 per person. Express Train pickup and drop off will be located just outside along Crocker Park Blvd.
-Polar X Ornaments & Gifts. The perfect place to create a thoughtful, custom holiday-inspired gift for everyone on your list by creating a personalized ornament with their name on it that they can hang on to as a keepsake to remember and think of you each holiday season.
-Guest Services presented by First National Bank. Need help finding something? Want to purchase a gift card that can be used at any and all of the stores and restaurants at Crocker Park? Stop by our Guest Services kiosk inside Santa’s Village for assistance.
The Toy Soldier™:
-Live Performances at Market Square beginning Dec 8.
-Tickets on-sale at www.TheToySoldier.com.
-Free Mini-Previews with The Toy Soldier™ in East Park across from The Cheesecake Factory every Sunday at 12pm & 3pm from Nov 28 – Dec 19.
-Enjoy a special brunch with The Toy Soldier™ at Burntwood Tavern Dec 5th at 9am.
-Brought to you by Budget Heating & Air Conditioning, Wadsworth Solutions, Corrigan Krause, and Westlake Plastic Surgery.
Snowflake Garden presented by Devon Oaks Assisted Living: Nov 20 – Jan 2
-Walk through a winter wonderland of lights and mistletoes and view snowflakes decorated by residents of Devon Oaks Assisted Living.Located on the West Park Lawn across from Apple.
Real Ice-Skating Rink presented by Cleveland Monsters: Nov 20 – Feb 21
-Made with real ice, the rink will be in Union Square in front of Regal Cinemas. Skating tickets are $12/person and includes skates. For hours of operation, follow @HolidaysatCrockerPark on Facebook/Instagram or visit crockerpark.com/play.
Walkthrough Ornament presented by Apex Skin: Nov 20 @ 12pm – Jan 2
-Located in West Park in front of Crepes in the City, capture your own selfie at the life size ornament.
Holiday Street Lights presented by Westland Heating, Air Conditioning, and Plumbing: Nov 20 – Jan 2
-Enjoy the beautiful holiday lights strung up all-around Crocker Park and enjoy the magic down Main Street.
Black Friday: Nov 26
-Shop for the season while enjoying the holiday attractions and food trucks serving breakfast and lunch.
About Crocker Park
Crocker Park is settled on 4,500,000 square feet in Westlake, Ohio and features a mix of over 130 local and nationally known retailers and premier dining options as well as office buildings, luxury apartments, and an event venue. Known for its distinct vertically integrated design of ground-level retail and restaurants with second story apartments and office space, the lifestyle center creates a bustling, urban downtown atmosphere of a city within a suburb. Developed with inspiration from European influence and architecture, Crocker Park’s 3 phases, spanned over 12 city blocks, allow visitors to feel completely immersed in the dynamic shop, dine, live, work, and play environment. Crocker Park is a part of the Stark Enterprises full-service real estate development portfolio spanning eight states. For more information and to view a complete center directory and a calendar of events, visit crockerpark.com.