Cherry Hill Mall eliminates fee to sit on Santa’s lap

Santa Claus is free once again in Camden County. The Cherry Hill Mall has eliminated a requirement that parents pay $35 to $50 for a photo or video package for their kids to get into the Adventure

News 12 Staff

Nov 17, 2015, 3:56 AM

Updated 3,074 days ago

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Cherry Hill Mall eliminates fee to sit on Santa’s lap
Santa Claus is free once again in Camden County.
The Cherry Hill Mall has eliminated a requirement that parents pay $35 to $50 for a photo or video package for their kids to get into the Adventure to Santa exhibit.
The Philadelphia Inquirer reported that the move sparked anger from many parents, some who said the charge inherently pushed away low-income families and ran counter to the spirit of the holiday.
The mall said in a statement Monday that it wants to keep things festive and bright in the spirit of the holiday season.
Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust, which manages the mall, says the exhibit is one of only 12 Adventure to Santa attractions in the country. The attraction was free last year.
The Associated Press wire services contributed to this report.


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