Deptford Mall spreads love with Valentine’s weekend event

Crafts, meet-and-greets and more will be offered on Saturday

The Deptford Mall’s Valentine’s Day shopping event on Saturday will feature live music, treats and giveaways. Photo by Danielle DeAngelis/The Sun

If you’re lacking plans for the upcoming Valentine’s Day weekend, you’re in luck: The Deptford Mall will host a Spread the Love shopping event on Saturday, Feb. 12.

“Guests are invited to attend this fun-filled Valentine’s Day event with their loved ones while they shop,” said Deptford Mall Senior Marketing Manager Lori Belsito said.

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Love and live music performed by the Love Duo will fill the air. The event is for all ages and will also include a meet-and-greet with both the Queen of Hearts and cute Cupids, sweet treats and giveaways. Guests can also participate in Valentine’s-themed crafts and capture a photo or selfie in a heart-shaped kissing booth.

Belsito hopes the event will not only be a crowd pleaser but will also draw holiday shoppers.

“Let’s just say that when it comes to finding the perfect present for your sweetheart, our center is the complete package,” she said.

Earlier in the day, JCPenney will host an hour-long Valentine’s Kids Zone event that begins at 11 a.m. While kids can decorate a Valentine card and gift box to give to a friend, they will also receive a collector’s pin and a special lanyard to store it. Parents will also receive a special coupon offer for that day.

The Valentine’s event takes place from noon to 3 p.m. at the mall’s lower level center court.

The Valentine’s event Other upcoming Deptford Mall events include a Skippyjon Jones kids’ mini theater show on Feb. 24 with time slots from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. as well as the Dr. Suess’ birthday extravaganza on Wednesday, March 2 with shows from 10 a.m. to noon. Both shows, located at the lower level space next to Nail Boutique in the JCPenney wing, will include singing, dancing, storytelling and treats.

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