Winterland at The Shops is a magical holiday celebration held in and around the shops at 1200 W. Causeway Approach in Mandeville, December 10-12, 2021. The festival features family fun events and attraction to get everyone in the holiday spirit. Spotlighted attractions include the shops' first-ever ice skating rink, Selfies with Santa, Lights & Bites food truck event, the Enchanted Character Brunch at La Carreta Mandeville, and more at shops on the property. (See a directory of stores at https://www.shop1200west.com/store-directory.)
The wintry weekend kicks off with an official tree lighting ceremony and caroling by the St. Scholastica Academy Choir. Santa arrives at 5:30 p.m. for meet & greets and free selfie sessions. The concert starts shortly after Santa's arrival. After the concert, lace up your skates and try out the new ice rink!
See details on these fun, family events below.
SELFIES WITH SANTA
Bring your cameras and smiles! Santa Claus makes appearances at Winterland on Friday, Dec. 10, 5:30-9 p.m., and again on Saturday, Dec. 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
ICE SKATING RINK
Friday, Dec. 10: 12-9 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 11: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 12: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Get ready to glide over the ice at Winterland! The Shops' parking lot will be transformed into a 60' x 50' ice skating rink for the weekend. Rink passes include unlimited skating time and skate rentals.
Purchase a single-day pass for $30 to skate on the designated date of your choosing, or grab a 3-day pass for $75 to skate whenever you want, all weekend long! Purchase tickets at https://www.shop1200west.com/event-details/ice-skating.
LIGHTS & BITES FOOD TRUCK EVENT
Saturday, Dec. 11, 6-9 p.m.
Dine under a majestic light display and enjoy delicious culinary creations from a variety of local food truck vendors. Admission is free to attend. Santa Claus will be on site throughout the evening, double checking his Naughty & Nice list. Food truck vendors include: Fat Boy's Pizza, Prye Provisions, PJ's Coffee and Rolling Bayou Food Truck.
ENCHANTED CHARACTER BRUNCH
Sunday, Dec. 12, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at La Carreta
Enjoy a magical brunch with the princesses of Arendelle & their carrot-nosed friend at La Carreta's Restaurant. Tickets are $25 per person. Children will receive a drink and meal of their choosing from the kids' menu, interactive meet & greet with Elsa, Ana and Olaf, with photo opportunities with the characters. Adults will recieve a drink and choice between a taco, enchilada or flauta dinner. Service gratiuity will be included. Purchase tickets at https://www.shop1200west.com/event-details/enchanted-character-brunch.