The Month-Long Holiday Spectacular at Atlanta’s Iconic & Historic Community Hub Kicks Off With The Grinch’s Grand Entrance on Saturday, November 26th
Meet The Grinch Upstairs, Take a (FREE!) Photo with Santa Downstairs,
Enjoy Gift-Wrapping, Bag Carriers & More Shopping Amenities at the Lighthearted Wrapper’s Delight Storefront & Much More
For Immediate Release (Atlanta, GA) — Starting Saturday, November 26, Ponce City Market, Atlanta’s beloved, must-visit destination in Old Fourth Ward neighborhood, kicks off its month-long, 2016 holiday spectacular, MERRY & BRIGHT AT PONCE CITY MARKET: Shop and Sleigh the Season! Friends and family of all ages are invited to make and share social media memories (use #PCMMerryAndBright) at Ponce City Market during four weeks of over-the-top festivities. Join the most instagrammable holiday celebration in Atlanta, which is free and open to the public. Festivities include:
Fri., Nov. 25th – Sat., Nov. 26th:
UBER TO/FROM PONCE CITY MARKET — Ponce City Market and UBER have partnered to offer riders complimentary trips to and from Ponce City Market on Nov. 25th and 26th. Ponce City Market visitors can redeem complimentary rides by entering “PCMMERRYANDBRIGHT” when scheduling a car from within Uber’s mobile app. The code will cover up to $15 on an uberx ride to or from Ponce City Market during regular business hours while supplies last.
Sat., Nov. 26th:
THE GRINCH’S ARRIVAL — The “Mean One” himself is coming to Ponce City Market! Throughout the day, selfie-stick-carrying Who-ligans of all talents (hula hoopers, acrobats, graffiti artists, and more) will roam the grounds and interact with shoppers. Starting at 5:30pm, Who-ligan mini-shows will pop up all around Ponce City market. At 7pm, The Grinch will ceremoniously crash onto property in his steampunk sleigh with entourage in tow, complete with an aerial and ground acrobatic performance as the crew flies from the Central Food Hall rafters! Then, The Grinch and his faithful performing dog will take up residence on the second floor of the main market hall for photos with guests.
Sat., Nov. 26th – Sun., Dec. 18th:
THE PCM #InstantGiftGuide: Gift-giving got you stumped? Don’t fret! Ponce City Market’s instagram feed will transform into a lovingly hand-picked gift guide. Throughout the season, follow @poncecitymarket for our retailer’s best holiday offerings, tailored to the recipient to make shopping quick and easy.
THE GRINCH IN RESIDENCE — Following his initial grand entrance, The Grinch will make his way back to Ponce City Market with great fanfare, taking up residency each and every Saturday and Sunday through December 18th. Starting at 10am, The Grinch parades in with the Who-ligans. He will be seated in his sleigh throne until 8pm; pay him a visit, take a photo, and share it with #PCMMerryAndBright to help grow his small heart three sizes.
WRAPPER’S DELIGHT — After crossing off the items on your holiday gift list, have your presents adorned with merry and bright paper, holiday greenery, and festive garnishes, then carried to your vehicle. Throwback hip-hop holiday tunes will play alongside festive holiday breakdancers each Saturday and Sunday, 10am – 8pm. Just drop your gifts at the Wrapper’s Delight station while you shop or dine. Holiday goods will be packed and ready for gifting upon return!
PONCE CITY SANTA — Don’t forget Santa! Ponce City Market will offer FREE photos and visits with Mr. Claus, no appointment required. Santa will be in residence downstairs every Saturday leading up to Christmas Eve from 10am-8pm. Share your Christmas snap with Santa using #PCMMerryAndBright.
Sat., Dec. 31st:
ROARING ROOFTOP BASH — Ring in 2017 this New Year’s Eve on the roof at Ponce City Market! Skyline Park, Nine Mile Station and Tower Terrace will host the property’s black tie “Roaring Rooftop Bash” on Saturday, December 31, from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Guests are invited to toast the new year with unlimited bubbly, delicious bites, sweeping unobstructed views of Atlanta’s skylines, open games, turn-of-the-century themed entertainment and more. General admission and VIP tickets are available for purchase here for $200 and $350 per person, respectively.
About Ponce City Market:
Ponce City Market is a historic mixed-use community hub focused on artisanal food, fashion, residential lofts and office. Developed by real estate investment and management company Jamestown, Ponce City Market combines 259 residential flats with approximately 550,000 square feet of Class-A loft office space and 300,000 square feet of retail and restaurants including Dancing Goats Coffee Bar, Binders Art Supplies, Google Fiber, Suzuki School and General Assembly as well as a Central Food Hall. The Central Food Hall features Anne Quatrano’s Dub’s Fish Camp, Botiwalla from the owners of Chai Pani, Linton Hopkins’ H&F Burger, Sean Brock’s Minero, among others. National anchor retail tenants include The Frye Company and West Elm. The evolution of Ponce City Market focuses on preserving the building’s historic character and enhancing its connection to the surrounding community. Ponce City Market also boasts a pedestrian bridge, which links the interior courtyard and public market directly to Atlanta’s popular BeltLine. A portion of the parking fee at Ponce City Market is donated to “Light the Line,” the fundraising campaign to bring pedestrian lighting to the Atlanta BeltLine. For more information, go to www.poncecitymarket.com.