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Santa Claus is coming to Bloomington

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November 26, 2018
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (December 2018) – To celebrate the holidays, Santa is coming to Valley West Shopping Center on Saturday, Dec. 8 from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.; and Southtown Shopping Center on Saturday, Dec. 15 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Santa has visited Bloomington for the past 35 years and has free, fun events planned for the entire family.
“Coming to Bloomington is part of a long, wonderful tradition,” says Santa Claus, who wants to take photos with all his friends.
Families will enjoy free horse-drawn hayrides, facepainting, balloon animals, treats, and music & dancing with Kidsdance.  Kids can also create their own homemade holiday decorations with Artistry. 
All events are free.  For further information, contact Carolyn Johnson at
Event locations:
Valley West is located at Old Shakopee Road and France Ave.  The event is located in the interior hallway near Hallmark.  Visit Valley West online at or
Southtown is located at I-494 and Penn Ave.  The event’s new location is at the former Toys ‘R’ Us store, at the north side of Herbergers facing I-494.  Visit Southtown online at or
Kraus-Anderson Realty Company leases and manages more than 4.2 million square feet of commercial property, including office, industrial and retail shopping centers.  Kraus-Anderson Realty is part of the Minneapolis-based Kraus-Anderson family of companies, including commercial, construction, insurance and real estate management and development.  Kraus-Anderson is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability employer.
Gail Shore, Shore to Shore Communications
(612) 770-4106