CARMEL – Participating businesses at Carmel City Center will offer special promotions and a sampling of holiday treats while you shop Dec. 9.

Visitors can stock up on gifts for everyone on their list from 14 Districts Weekend, Addendum, Bath Junkie, beauty+grace, The Bike Line, Carmel Tailoring & Fine Clothier, Endeavor Boutique, House of Z, Fishman Fine Jewelers, J.Benzal Menswear and Uplift Intimate Apparel. Carmel City Center offers an array of options for shopping – men’s and women’s apparel, kids wear, fine jewelry, home gifting, salon and spa services, intimate apparel and fitness gear and apparel.

Santa Claus will also be making an appearance at Carmel City Center on two occasions this December. Children of all ages can visit with Santa 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 9, at children’s apparel and accessories store, House of Z. Santa will make another appearance 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 16, at Carmel City Center’s newest taproom and restaurant, Books & Brews. Parents are encouraged to bring their cameras to capture the special moment. Santa will bring an early present to all children after their visit with him while supplies last.

“The holidays are always an exciting time at Carmel City Center! We are excited for visitors to experience the unique shops and find the perfect gifts for everyone on their lists during Stocking Stuffer Saturday on December 9th. We always look forward to the arrival of Santa Claus as well! We welcome children and families as they visit with Santa and hope they enjoy all that Carmel City Center has to offer,” said Melissa Averitt, senior vice president at Pedcor Companies.

Carmel City Center is located at the southwest corner of City Center Drive and Range Line Road in Carmel. Surface parking is available on plaza level (accessible from City Center Drive), in the underground garage (accessible from Range Line Road as well as City Center Drive) and in the newly opened Veterans Way garage.