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North Pole Party

Sun, November 21 | 3 PM - 7 PM

Kick off the Holiday season at Hilldale with Reindeer Games and Tree Lighting Event.  Featuring a visit from Santa and a few of his reindeer, kids crafts, carolers, Nutcracker characters and a preview of Black Friday shopping deals. This is the holiday lighting event you don’t want to miss!

Event Details:

  • 3:00 – 5:30 PM: Pose for a photo with Santa and his reindeer pulling their sleigh on the Green near L.L. Bean
    • Bring a bag of non-perishable donations for MOM Food Pantry and our professional photographer will take your FREE family photos with the reindeer
    • Please bring a bag with at least 5 items to donate. See the items pantry is in most need of here
    • Photos will be posted to Hilldale’s Facebook page by November 23
    • There will also be two reindeer grazing on the Green (near bartaco) for you to take photos of. There will be elves around to answer all your reindeer related questions!
  • 3:00 – 5:00 PM: Madison Ballet will host a Meet & Greet and photo-op with Dancers from the Nutcracker, from 3pm – 5pm in front of the Christmas Tree (near Café Hollander & Morgan’s Shoes)
    • Families and tiny dancers are invited to meet the characters, take photos and ask all their questions to the cast!
  • 3:00 – 4:30 PM: Be entertained by the cool sounds of MAD CITY PIPER in the Plaza (near Peloton)
  • 3:00 – 6:00 PM: Stroll and shop Hilldale for Black Friday preview sales
  • 3:00 – 5:30 PM: bartaco will offer complimentary Churro bites & Hot Chocolate on their patio (while supplies last)
  • 3:00 – 5:00 PM: Join Creando Explorertorium on the Green (near bartaco) for free crafts for kids
  • 3:00 – 6:00 PM: Enjoy tractor pulled hayrides around Hilldale
  • 4:00 – 6:00 PM: warm up before the Tree Lighting – enjoy a complimentary cup of Crescendo Hot Chocolate, from the stand in the Plaza (near Petphoria, one cup per person, while supplies last)
  • 5:00 – 7:30 PM: Enjoy music by the Dickens Carolers in the Plaza by the big tree near Café Hollander
  • 6:00 PM: Join us as we light our holiday tree and light up Hilldale for the holiday season!

Please note: We know how popular Santa and his reindeer will be, and we encourage you to grab a selfie with Santa’s reindeer who will be grazing on the Green starting at 3:00 while you’re waiting in line to meet the big guy in red.  If you aren’t able to take a photo with Santa at the event, he’ll return to Hilldale on December 12th in the Hilldale Holiday Hut. See Santa’s hours at Hilldale here.

Sales & Specials:

  • Paper Source: Shop the Black Friday preview sales:
    • 3 for $10 Peppermint Crunch Junior Mints
    • 4 for $25 Holiday Sunglasses
    • Buy one, get one 50% off Calendars and Planners
    • Buy one, get one 50% off Holiday Boxed Card Sets
  • Indochino: Shop the biggest sale of the year at Indochino with custom suits from $299 – savings of over $130! Book your appointment in the Madison showroom here. Shop the Sale until November 28th
  • University Book Store: stop in and and Enter to Win a $50 Gift Card! Find the contest box up by the registers in the store (11/21-11/29)
  • bartaco: It’s never too early for tacos…or to get in the holiday spirit + start getting your holiday gifts squared away. Treat the #bartacolife fans in your life (and yourself) this holiday season—buy a $50 gift card and receive a $10 bonus certificate on us.
    • Visit bartaco Hilldale or bartaco.com/giftcards to shop now.
    • Offer ends 12/31/21. Bonus certificates valid 1/1/22 – 12/31/22 and subject to terms + conditions printed on the certificate.
  • Peloton: Peloton’s best offers of the year are here! Visit the store showroom to check out the Bike+ for yourself.
    • Receive $350 off with a Peloton Bike+ purchase between 11/15 – 11/29
    • Receive $150 off accessories accessories with a Peloton Bike purchase between 11/15 – 11/29
    • Receive $250 off accessoires with a Peloton Tread purchase between 11/15 and 11/29
  • PROSE Nails: Treat somebody you love to PROSE Nails. Buy a $100 Gift card, get a $25 Gift card FREE. Plus buy one Skin Poetry beauty item and receive one 50% off!
    • (promo $25 card expires after 90 days)
  • UNTUCKit: Preview the Black Friday Sale: Save Up to 50%, when you Take an Additional 25% Off (11/21-11/28)
  • Ulla Eyewear: Shop during the Frame Show at Ulla Eyewear and receive $50 off a frame or $100 off a frame with purchase of lenses with a donation of either a gently used pair of glasses or a bag of non perishable food.  All glasses donations go to the Lion’s Club and food to the River Food Pantry.
    • Walks ins welcome and appointments encouraged. Private appointments available as well.  Appointments can be made by calling/texting 608-231-3937 or visiting our website ullaeyewear.com/schedule-appointment