Photo by KYW-CBS  Channel 3

Photo by KYW-CBS Channel 3

Whether you prefer wagging tails or warm hearts, Lehigh Valley Mall shoppers are in for a treat! This Sunday, December 4th, join the Mall as they bring back two cherished holiday events: Caring Santa and Pet Photo Night. That morning from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., children with varying developmental needs will have the opportunity to share their wishlists with Santa and in the evening from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. our furry friends will strike a pose with Jolly Ol’ St. Nick!

Alongside Autism Speaks and, the Lehigh Valley Mall will host Caring Santa in the Events Court. With an environment designed to support the sensory, physical and other developmental needs of kids with all abilities, Caring Santa will feature no lines, no crowds and no music, but lots of fun and lasting memories.  The event will also feature holiday social stories, coloring activities and other goodies to make the morning magical for all who attend.

Then, that evening, the mall will be full of holiday cheer, overflowing shopping bags and wagging tails for Pet Photo Night. Pet lovers are invited to bring their furry friends for a memorable holiday photo at Santa’s holiday house in the Lifestyle Center.

Shoppers are encouraged to pre-register for both events by visiting