Events: Activities and entertainment at Great Lakes Crossing Outlets

Jun 29th - Dec 31st Host a Shopping Party at Vera Bradley
Vera Bradley

Host a Shopping Party at Vera Bradley

Shop like never before - especially when you host a shopping event at Vera Bradley!

Let us welcome you and your friends! We'll share our newest arrivals, tips and trends to help make every day beautiful.

Celebrate in store as you and your guests each enjoy 15% off your purchase. Pick a date, spread the word and the rest is up to us!

Nov 9th - Dec 24th Visit Santa
Great Lakes Crossing Outlets

Visit Santa

Take the experience of Santa's Flight Academy home! Click here for photo pricing and information. 

Nov 9th - Dec 24th Santa's Flight Academy
Great Lakes Crossing Outlets

Santa's Flight Academy

Santa’s Flight Academy is a wholly interactive and magical hero’s journey that transforms children into key members of Santa’s Flight Crew. Create memorable and sharable moments for families, including the Flight Suit Visualizer and the Flight Navigation Station. Experience a powerful and magical snow and light show inside Santa’s sleigh, and, of course, a visit with Santa Claus. Now through December 24th in District 7.


Learn more about Santa’s Flight Academy, register online or download our mobile app to register. 

Nov 10th - Dec 24th Explore Your World in Virtual Reality
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Explore Your World in Virtual Reality

Visit Santa’s Flight Academy and experience a ride on Santa’s Sleigh via the Zeiss VR One Plus Headset. It’s the only virtual reality headset made with Zeiss precision optics. 

Nov 19th - Dec 3rd Paws & Claus Pet Photo Nights
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Paws & Claus Pet Photo Nights

Join us for Paws & Claus Pet Photo Nights November 19 from 6:30 pm - 8 pm and December 3 from 6:30 pm - 8 pm at Santa’s Flight Academy in District 7!

Dogs and cats are invited to a special photo session with Santa Claus. Well-behaved pets in a carrier or on a leash may enter the mall through Entrance 6 after 6 p.m. Regular photo package pricing applies.

Presented by Meijer. 

Click here for additional info. 

Dec 2nd Sensitive Santa
Great Lakes Crossing Outlets

Sensitive Santa

Sensitive Santa is coming to town Saturday, December 2 from 8-9:45 a.m. Sensitive Santa has dimmer lights and softer music, creating a welcoming, sensory-friendly environment for children with special needs. Plus, reserve online for your time slot and avoid long lines.

Located at the Santa's Flight Academy set in District 7. Visits with Santa are free and photo packages are available for purchase. Please enter the mall through Entry 6. By reservation only. 

Visit to register. 

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