Countryside Marketplace celebrates the season with Santa’s Hoof Camp Community Event

Children write letters to the North Pole at Countryside Marketplace’s Santa’s Hoof Camp, Nov. 23. Countryside Marketplace photo

MENIFEE – Countryside Marketplace invited the Menifee community to celebrate the season with Santa’s Hoof Camp holiday event Saturday, Nov. 23.

Santa’s Hoof Camp transformed the shopping destination into a spectacular event featuring Santa and his reindeer in-training. Families were invited to stroll the center and experience life-sized, interactive décor featuring 48-foot lighted starbursts, a giant snowman reindeer trainer and snowflake garden next to their illuminated landmark windmill. During the event, families were treated to complimentary face painting, balloon art and letters to Santa located throughout the center between Breakfast Club of Menifee and Chipotle. From 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., customers enjoyed painting a $5 Painted Earth paint-your-own ceramic ornament keepsake.

Adjacent to Petco, guests can donate new, unwrapped toys to the U.S. Marine Corps’ Toys for Tots toy drive, meet live reindeer and receive a complimentary shopping tote and children’s craft.

Visits with Santa kicked off at the community event Nov. 23, and they will continue every Saturday, through Dec. 21, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. between Starbucks and Chipotle. The Countryside Marketplace is located at 30010-30472 Haun Road in Menifee.

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