Hamilton Place will kick off the holiday season Saturday, Nov. 7 with a 5K race and the 17th Annual Santa Arrival Parade.
The Reindeer Dash will begin at 8 a.m. at Academy Sports + Outdoors and wind through the 200-acre shopping complex.
The event will precede the annual Santa Arrival parade, slated to begin at 11 a.m. along the perimeter of the mall.
Registration for the Reindeer Dash is $25, and all money raised will benefit the Hamilton Family YMCA’s Community Support Campaign.
Local high school and middle school bands, community groups, and businesses may participate in the parade.
Entries will vie for prizes in several categories, including Best of Parade; Best High School Band; Community Spirit Award; Most Holiday Spirit; Best Performance by a dance or chorus group; and Outstanding Commercial Entry.
Visit HamiltonPlace.com for more information.