Sensitive Santa to visit Grand Central Mall Sunday

VIENNA — Children who need reduced sensory stimuli can have their own visits with Jolly Old St. Nick on Sunday during the Grand Central Mall’s Sensitive Santa event.

Scheduled for 8:30-10 a.m. Sunday, before the mall opens, the visits will include no flash photography and no music will be playing in order to accommodate children of various abilities and spectrums.

The event is offered in partnership with Autism Speaks, and The Noerr Programs. Hasbro Toys will provide Play Doh for families to play with at activity tables while they wait.

There is no charge to visit with Santa. Photo prices vary depending on the package selected.

Advance registration is preferred at

More information is available by calling 304-485-4464 or visiting