Special Events at the 2014 Mart

*Tickets to Holiday Mart Special Events do not include admission to the Mart. Tickets to Special Events can be purchased in advance at USJ’s Lower School Campus or at the Mart entrance if the event has not previously sold out.

Jingle Belle Mingle ... A Shopping Affair!

  • Date: Friday, November 21
  • Time: 6-9 p.m.
  • Tickets: $15

We have extended Mart hours to allow adults the exclusive opportunity to shop Friday evening and beat the large Saturday crowd. 

This festive “ladies night out” affair will include complimentary hors d’oeuvres and desserts with beer, wine, and a specialty cocktail available at an additional charge. Many of our merchants will be offering merchandise discounts at this Special Event.

The Jingle Belle Mingle ... A Shopping Affair! is a perfect opportunity to share a delightful and festive evening with friends while getting a jump start on all of your holiday shopping. Tickets are sold in advance, and a limited amount will be available at the door. Every attendee must remit a ticket, regardless of age. No strollers allowed, please. Purchase tickets online. Email your questions to usjjbm@gmail.com.

Portraits with Santa

Santa returns to the USJ Holiday Mart again this year, and “Family Album” has a beautiful and creative backdrop for your annual holiday portrait.  Santa will arrive at the Holiday Mart on Friday morning and will remain until Sunday afternoon.

  • Friday, November 21st: noon – 5:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, November 22nd: 10am – 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, November 23rd: noon – 5 p.m.

Tea Room

  • Date: Friday, November 21
  • Seating Times: 11:15 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
  • Location: Mezzanine Level, Third Floor
  • Tickets: $12 per person or $100 for a reserved table of 8

The Tea Room returns this year with the traditional atmosphere and tastes that have made this such a Special Event in the past. USJ students and staff will be serving a delicious, HOT lunch and delectable desserts, while generations of friends - new and old - gather to rekindle the Holiday Shopping Spirit.

You won’t want to miss this special luncheon and time-honored tradition ... so come and make the Tea Room an annual event for you and your friends.  Take-out orders are available for $8 and sold in advance. Purchase tickets online. Email your questions to usjtearoom@gmail.com.

High Tea with My Doll and Me

  • Date: Saturday, November 22
  • Seating Times: 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
  • Location: Mezzanine Level, Third Floor
  • Tickets: $15 per person or $125 for a reserved table of 8

Daughters, Mothers, Aunts, Grandmothers, and Friends ... Enjoy a delightful morning with tea and brunch treats at High Tea with My Doll and Me. Be sure to bring your dolls to meet your favorite American Girl friends and have your picture taken! There will be door prizes including American Girl dolls, Holiday Mart merchant coupons, movie passes, and various gift certificates. Seating is limited, so get your tickets at the USJ Lower School. Email your questions to usjdolltea@gmail.com.

Holiday Mart Bakeshop

Purchase your favorite Baked Goods - cakes, pies, breads, and cookies, and of course our famous Cheese Braids and Pumpkin Rolls - to serve at your Thanksgiving holiday gatherings.  Bakeshop will be open during the Holiday Mart hours on the Street Level.  For more information, email usjbakeshop@gmail.com.

Refreshments on the Lower Level

*Open during regular Mart hours.

  • Holiday Shoppers Café – serving soup, sandwiches, and dessert
  • Bruin Bistro – serving breakfast assortments, coffee, wassail, and slices of your favorites from Bake Shop
  • Junior Deli, sponsored by the USJ Junior Class – serving soup and baked potatoes