SOUTH BAY, Calif., November 19, 2014 –The holiday season is back and so is South Bay Galleria’s annual 1,000 Points of Light celebration. The center has announced that it will kick-off the season with its annual 1,000 Points of Light holiday event on Saturday, December 6, complete with indoor mylar confetti, festive lights, and holiday carols.
“We are excited to bring this magical holiday experience to South Bay Galleria to enhance our guests’ enjoyment during the holiday season,” explains Sher Haddon, Marketing Manager at South Bay Galleria. “The holidays are such a magical time of year and bring so much joy to kids and families alike, and with this annual celebration, we have found the perfect way to bring the holiday season to life for all of our guests.”
The annual 1,000 Points of Light event will bring families and local community members together for a celebration of peace and joy, while singing holiday carols and illuminating the center with festive lights and candles, led by the Journey of Faith Adult and Kids Choir.
Kids and families will also have the opportunity to take holiday photos with AmuseMatte, a digital photography system that utilizes technology to deliver the best in Santa and holiday photos.
The first 1,000 guests to register will receive a free LED candle to hold while they sing. The event will begin at 3:30 p.m. with free cookie decorating (to the first 100 participants) presented by local charity Walk with Sally.
Check-in for the event will also begin at 3:30 p.m. near Guest Services on Level 1 in the Nordstrom wing. At check-in, guests will be able to pick up their free LED candle and song sheet. At 5:30 p.m., the singing will begin. To register for the event, visit www.SouthBayGalleria.com, or call Guest Services at (310) 371-7546.
The 1,000 Points of Light event is presented by Journey of Faith, and is made possible by local sponsors including Car2Go, South Bay Brokers, and Manhattan Tax & Accounting.
About South Bay Galleria
As one of the South Bay’s leading shopping centers, South Bay Galleria in Redondo Beach, Calif. encompasses nearly one million square feet on three levels, and is anchored by Nordstrom, Macy’s, Kohl’s and AMC South Bay Galleria 16. Guests have more than 135 stores and restaurants to enjoy, including Banana Republic, GUESS, bebe, California Pizza Kitchen, Nordstrom Cafe, and Red Robin, among others.
South Bay Galleria features a number of amenities designed to enhance the customer experience including family restrooms, a full-service Guest Services Center, security escorts, and valet parking. In addition, the shopping center hosts various events for the South Bay community, including Kid’s Club, Galleria Gaitors walking club, musical performances and educational programs. For more information and a complete list of stores and restaurants please visit www.SouthBayGalleria.com.
About Forest City
South Bay Galleria is co-owned by Forest City Enterprises and QIC and managed by Forest City Enterprises. Forest City Enterprises, Inc. is an NYSE-listed national real estate company with $10.5 billion in total assets. The Company is principally engaged in the ownership, development, management and acquisition of commercial and residential real estate and land throughout the United States. For more information, visit www.forestcity.net.
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