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Mall of AmericaAs the nation’s largest retail and entertainment complex, Mall of America® hosts over 400 events. MOA® has earned a national reputation for entertaining guests with celebrity appearances, musical performances, charitable initiatives, product launches, book signings and movie premieres.

  1. Photos with Santa

    Friday, November 10 - Sunday, December 24
    Hours Vary - See Below
    Level 1, North Atrium

    Visit Santa at your convenience in Santa Land! No appointment necessary. Just hop in line and get ready to snap your special photo with Santa! View daily schedule and pricing.

    *Please note that Santa's line may close earlier than posted break times to accommodate those families already in line. 

  2. The Santa Experience

    Now - December 24 | S146 | Level 1, Next to Macy's
    Saturday, November 18 - December 24 | W322 | Level 3, Next to Best Buy

    The Santa Experience provides a unique Santa photo experience at Mall of America. We have two locations-The original S146 location with our Santa that will be celebrating his 21st season at Mall of America and our newest W322 location with three unique Santa talents returning for 2017. Both locations are by appointment only. Please visit our website to view appointment availability. 

  3. Nintendo® Holiday Experience

    Saturday, November 11 - Sunday, December 17
    Mall Hours
    Rotunda Pillar Area

    Nintendo is hitting the road this holiday season, bringing demos of the latest games for you to try out in person. From Nov. 11 through Dec. 17, friendly faces from the Nintendo family, including Mario, Splatoon and Zelda, will offer holiday shoppers a great escape featuring hands-on play time with the season's must-have games for Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS.

  4. The Salvation Army's Red Kettle Campaign

    November 19 - December 23
    10:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
    Mall, Macy's + Sears Entrances

    The Salvation Army’s red kettles and bell ringers are out at all mall entrances, along with Macy's and Sears entrances through December 23, excluding Sundays. You will be helping those in need when you donate. The iconic red kettles are responsible for bringing in nearly $3 million of the Army’s $12 million Christmas goal in the Twin Cities each year. The Salvation Army also needs volunteer bell ringers at the Mall of America. Volunteers are the difference between an empty kettle and one that raises about $30 per hour – enough to provide a family with two bags of groceries, or shelter an individual for a night. Please visit our website to sign up or to see other volunteer opportunities.

  5. Holiday Music Festival

    Sunday, November 26 - Tuesday, December 26
    Performances at 10 a.m., Noon, 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 6 p.m., and 8 p.m. Daily

    Take a break from your holiday shopping to enjoy a wide range of school groups, community groups and professional musicians performing in the Rotunda! Check out our full schedule of 2017 Holiday Music Festival peformances to plan your visit.


  6. Jingle Bell Rock & Ride

    Friday + Saturday Nights
    Now - Saturday, December 23
    7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
    South Entrance to NU

    Join Holiday Elves from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday nights in December to boogie down to your favorite holiday hits. We can't wait to see you and your rockin' friends at Jingle Bell Rock and Ride! Rock and Ride uses strobe lights and smoke effects.

  7. Mall of America Disney Store Wishes

    Now - Monday, December 24
    7:30 p.m.
    Disney Store

    Every evening at 7:30 pm the Mall of America Disney Store invites our guests of all ages to join us as we ring in the holiday with our magiical Wishes event. Mickey has been shopping for Minnie this holiday season and special magic happens each night as our guests join in and make their own wishes on our Wishing Tree. We hope to see you all this holiday season!

    This is a free event and characters will not appear in the store.


  8. Catholic Charities Giving Tree

    Saturday, December 9 - Saturday, December 23
    10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    Macy's Court

    As you head out to do some shopping this holiday season, please consider adding a gift under Catholic Charities' Giving Tree! Your gifts help make the holidays—and every day—brighter for adults, children and families living in poverty. If you're stumped on a gift for someone on your list, you can give a gift in recognition of their giving spirit and we'll give you a card to put under your tree!

    Thank you so much for your generosity during the holiday season and throughout the year!

  9. Toddler Tuesdays: Paw Patrol

    Tuesday, December 12
    10 a.m. - Noon

    Join us for a morning that is worth barking about! Chase + Marshall have come all the way from Adventure Bay to visit with all of their friends at Toddler Tuesdays®. Come visit with these special pups all morning long and be sure to stick around for a special episode screening! Plus, learn about Canine Companions for Independence (CCI).

    Please note the meet & greet will occur from a continuous line, specific character cannot be guaranteed.

  10. Mall of America Walk-In Interviews

    Wednesday, December 13
    9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Offices @ MOA

    Mall of America will be conducting walk-in interviews for hourly positions on Wednesday, December 13 from 9:30 a.m – 4:30 p.m. The interviews will be held in Human Resources on the 4th floor of the Offices @ MOA.

    Please apply at, prior to arrival. 

    Directions: The entrance to the Offices @ MOA is located on the 3rd floor towards the back of Culinary on North, our new food court. Once you enter through the office entrance, walk straight back to the elevators and take one to the 4th floor, MOA’s Human Resources department. Here you will check in for your interview with our HR Associate. If you have issues finding our office entrance, please use one of our Way Finding Kiosks and search Offices @ MOA.

  11. "KS95 for Kids" Radiothon

    Friday, December 15
    6 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Sears Court

    Join KS95’s Morning Show, Crisco, Dez & Ryan, for 12 Hours of Hope as they broadcast live at their "KS95 for Kids" Radiothon.  To date, "KS95 for Kids" Radiothon, has raised over $14.6 million for Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare, a hospital that treats children with disabilities, and Children's Cancer Research Fund, which supports research and training in the cure, prevention and treatment of childhood cancer. Stop by Sears Court or tune in to 94.5 KS95 as Crisco, Dez & Ryan broadcast live and share stories of numerous families in our community who have been touched with some type of disability or cancer. We invite you to join us and 4,000+ other participants, staff, donors + families during the finale which involves a check unveiling at 6:15pm at KS95’s “Clouds” Choir for a Cause in the Rotunda.

  12. KS95 "Clouds" Choir for a Cause

    Friday, December 15
    6 - 7:15 P.M.

    Registration is now open for KS95's 5th Annual "Clouds" Choir for a Cause! We are inviting families, friends, schools, churches, choirs and more to come out and create KS95's largest "Clouds" Choir. Join us as we sing a few holiday songs, "Clouds" live in the Rotunda, and unveil the dollars raised for KS95 for Kids benefitting Children's Cancer Research Fund and Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare. Joining the "Clouds" Choir this year will be members of the Twin Cities Community Gospel Choir and the Bloomington Symphony Orchestra.

    For more information and to register today, please visit the "Clouds" Choir for a Cause page.

  13. Toddler Tuesdays: Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas

    Tuesday, December 19
    10 a.m. - Noon

    The Grinch has traveled all the way from Whoville to meet YOU! See the classic Christmas star up close and personal from 10 – 10:30 + 11 – 11:30 a.m. Gather around for story time as we read “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” and for holiday craft time!

  14. Salvation Army Celebrity Bell Ringer Day

    Friday, December 22
    9 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.

    Local TV and radio personalities, mascots, Minnesota pageant royalty, and other celebrities will be ringing bells at The Salvation Army kettles inside the Mall of America Rotunda. Meet your favorite celebrity and donate to their kettle. All donations will be triple matched and will help fund Salvation Army programs throughout the year in the Twin Cities. Celebrities will be happy to sign autographs and pose with you in pictures. The grand finale for the day will be ROCK THE RED KETTLE – a concert featuring Kat Perkins. Click here for more information.


    Friday, December 22
    7 - 8:30 p.m.

    Kat Perkins, singer/musician and semifinalist on The Voice will ROCK THE RED KETTLE for The Salvation Army at this free concert. All donations given to red kettles will be triple matched and will help fund Salvation Army programs throughout the year in the Twin Cities. This concert will be the grand finale for The Salvation Army’s Celebrity Bell Ringer Day. Click here for more information.

  16. Candy Cane Stroll

    Saturday, December 23
    7 p.m.
    North Entrance to Nickelodeon Universe

    Guests are invited to write letters to Santa or loved ones, color pictures and then join a parade led by Dora + Diego to drop off their letters to Santa. The Parade route will start at the North Entrance of Nickelodeon Universe and end at the South Entrance where Holiday Elves will meet parade goers at the end of the route with candy cane treats.

  17. Toddler Tuesdays: Tessa's PJ Party

    Tuesday, December 26
    10 a.m. - Noon

    Join Tessa of Dancercise Kids for a Pajama Party dance and sing-along! Tessa’s unique high-energy performance will have your kids up and moving to hits like “Pajama Jamorama”, “Hello, Hello” and “Dance It!” Wear your PJ’s, bring your stuffed animal and get ready to get up and DANCE! Shows start at 10:00 am and 11:00 am.

  18. New Year's Eve: Moonlight Circus

    Sunday, December 31
    6 p.m. - Midnight
    Rotunda + Nickelodeon Universe®

    Join our Ringleader for a New Year’s Countdown complete with lights, music, party favors + a ball drop! Live Entertainment by Xelias Aerial Studio, including contortion, juggling, unicycle and aerial fabric, will be performed in the Rotunda, meet and greets with your favorite Nickelodeon Characters, giveaways and more! Countdown to 2018 at 10 p.m. + Midnight in the South Entrance of Nickelodeon Universe.

  19. Chloe Lukasiak Book Signing

    Thursday, January 25
    6 p.m.
    Barnes & Noble

    Chloe Lukasiak is a big believer that things happen for a reason. She knows that life would be easier without disappointments, bullying, and medical issues—but sometimes it takes challenges to inspire you to achieve big things. The teen dancer rose to fame on Lifetime’s hit reality TV show Dance Moms, to which she recently returned after a three year hiatus. She also runs her own YouTube channel, which now boasts more than 1.3 million subscribers and features Chloe’s tips on dance, fashion, hair, and makeup, as well as a backstage peek at her events and photo shoots. From her status as a fan favorite on Dance Moms through her life as a social media star, Chloe has found that self-acceptance and kindness are the key to getting over the rough spots in life and realizing your passions. Grab your friends and arrive early as Chloe stops by to sign copies of her book Girl on Pointe. We hope you can join us! 

    Please stop by back soon for complete event details.


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