NORRIDGE, Ill., Nov. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Embracing the old adage, it's far better to give than to receive, Harlem Irving Plaza celebrates this holiday season with festive promotions and charitable events to help make holiday wishes come true. Savvy savers can enjoy extended holiday hours beginning on Thanksgiving Day, November 27 at 6 p.m. and "Blue Friday," opening at 12 a.m. on November 28.
2014 HOLIDAY EVENT DETAILS:
SANTA VISITS AND PHOTOS: Naturally bearded Santa is taking wishes and making his list. Families are invited to Santaland for a visit and photo in Carson's Court through December 24. Each child who visits Santa will receive one free child's admission to Medieval Times.
"BLUE" FRIDAY: Blue is the new black! On Friday, November 28, shoppers who redeem same day receipts of $300 or more beginning at 5a.m. will receive a pair of tickets to the Blue Man Group. Some restrictions may apply; guests can visit the Customer Service Center for details.
HIP GIVING TREE: Harlem Irving Plaza encourages shoppers to join them in helping fulfill more than 1,200 wishes for at-need children and adults this holiday season. Beneficiaries include DCFS, CAWC, New Horizon Center, Facing Forward, Bear Necessities, Misericordia, LYDIA Home Association, Mercy Home for Boys and Girls, Family Rescue and Maryville Academy. Until December 19, shoppers may pick up a wish card to fulfill someone's holiday wish at the Giving Tree, located near Target.
NOVEMBER MALL HOLIDAY HOURS: Harlem Irving Plaza's holiday hours will begin on Thanksgiving, November 27 through Christmas Eve. The mall will be closed on Christmas Day.
Thanksgiving Day, November 27: 6 p.m*.-12 a.m.
Blue Friday, November 28: 12 a.m.-10 p.m.
Saturday, November 29: 8 a.m.-10 p.m.
Sunday, November 30: 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
*Mall doors will open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving. Individual store hours may vary and are available at www.shopthehip.com.
Harlem Irving Plaza (HIP), built in 1956 is one of the last privately owned shopping centers in Illinois and is dedicated to the community it serves. The center is located at the intersection of Harlem Avenue, Forest Preserve Drive and Irving Park Road. HIP features 140 stores and specialty food venues and is anchored by Best Buy, Kohl's, Carson Pirie Scott and Target. Visit the HIP online at www.shopthehip.com.
For additional information, please contact Nicole Heavrin at 312.301.9172 or [email protected].
SOURCE Harlem Irving Plaza