Santa Cares – a Sensory-Friendly Special Event

Santa Cares - a Sensory-Friendly Special Event


Sunday, November 24, 2019    
10:00 am - 11:30 am


The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale
2414 East Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33304, FL

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Santa ​welcomes children​ ​of all ages and abilities at The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale, recognized as Broward County’s premier shopping destination. This ​compassionate​, sensory-friendly Santa Cares event ​happening on Sunday, November 24, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., on the Upper Level near Macy’s, allows ​families with children​ ​with​ ​all spectrums of special​ ​needs​ to experience the time-honored tradition of a Santa visit, in a comforting environment prior to public hours. Accommodations are made to support the sensory, physical, and developmental needs of this special audience. A portion of proceeds from photo packages purchased will benefit Arc Broward.

The sensory friendly Santa Cares event is held in partnership with Cherry Hill Programs and Autism Speaks. Autism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the life span, for the needs of individuals with autism and their families. The organization does this through advocacy and support; increasing understanding and acceptance of autism spectrum disorder; and advancing research into causes and better interventions for autism spectrum disorder and related conditions.

Visits with Santa are free. Keepsake Santa photo packages start at $29.99. Space is limited and families are encouraged to reserve a time in advance at

For more information, please call (954) 564-1036 or visit