Santa arrives at CherryVale Mall

CHERRY VALLEY, Ill (WIFR) -- Santa is here! CherryVale Mall is getting in the holiday spirit as it welcomes Santa Claus to the mall where you can now start getting your photos with ole Saint Nick.

The mall held an arrival party for Santa with Christmas music played by the Salvation Army’s band. Santa will be at the mall ready for pictures every day from now until Christmas Eve.

“This is a great time for our community, young and old to come together, get in the holiday spirit, we do our annual lighting of the Christmas tree, Santa does that, the holiday decor here at CherryVale really gets you in the holiday spirit,” said CherryVale Mall marketing coordinator Melissa Cavanagh.