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Left to right: Haven, Christopher and Austin Winship take their photo with Santa while doing their Christmas shopping at Hamilton Place Mall in Chattanooga, Tenn., on Thursday, December 18, 2014.

Hamilton Place Mall will have its Santa Claus arrival parade at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9.

The parade starts near the Dillard's Men store and circles the mall, ending at the Food Court entrance, according to the mall.

Once at Center Court, there will be a Chattanooga Ballet Nutcracker performance, cookie decorating, and holiday-themed crafts.

Santa Claus will be available until Dec. 24. Youngsters can visit him Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 6 p.m.

Throughout the season, there are themed photo nights. Every Monday night through Dec. 16, pet owners can bring their pets to take photos with Santa from 6 to 9 p.m.

Additionally at Center Court every Thursday through Dec. 19, there are these visitors:

* Nov. 14: Disney Princesses Cinderella and Belle

* Nov. 21: Wizards Harry Potter and Hermione Granger

* Dec. 5: Santa Mocs with UTC athletes and Scrappy

* Dec. 12: Frozen's Elsa and Anna

* Dec. 19: Marvel Superheroes Spiderman and Captain America

Visits are free, but a variety of photo packages are available for purchase.

To save time during a visit, shoppers can purchase a FastPass at www.HamiltonPlace.com, which provides access to a separate line to avoid the wait.

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