bell-towerBell Tower Shops is getting Southwest Florida shoppers into the holiday spirit by transforming its shopping destination into a Holiday Village, available beginning Black Friday, Nov. 25, through Christmas Eve, Dec. 24. Complete with festively-themed holiday décor, the Holiday Village will feature a variety of exhibits and activities throughout the shopping center for guests of all ages to enjoy.

The front entry will include a 15-minute snowfall each hour during Bell Tower Shops’ operating hours, with Chill Station seating incorporated to provide space for guests to sit and experience the holiday magic. Just past the entry of Holiday Village lies Central Park, serving as a focal point for holiday performances, a meet-and-greet area with Santa Claus and an oversized snow globe, ideal for holiday photo opportunities.

The shops within Holiday Village will include a real Christmas tree farm, train displays, toy display, gift wrap station, Gulf Coast Humane Society pet wish tree and merchant exhibits. The Children’s Play Area at Bell Tower Shops will include various inflatable activities, Santa Letter Station, Edison-Ford Craft Area and strolling mascot characters.

Hours and activities will vary, visit Bell Tower Shops on Facebook or www.thebelltowershops.com.

About Bell Tower Shops

Bell Tower Shops is the premier dining and fashion destination of the Fort Myers-Cape Coral market. The open-air features The Fresh Market, Bed Bath & Beyond and a 20-screen Regal Cinema complex. Exceptional specialty retailers include: World of Beer, White House Black Market, Francesca’s Collection, Ulta, Banana Republic and Williams-Sonoma. Visit www.thebelltowershops.com for more.

About Madison Marquette

Madison Marquette is a private real estate investment and operating company and a member of the global investment firm Capital Guidance, headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. Founded in 1992, the firm employs a proven repositioning and redevelopment strategy to create value in infill and mixed-use assets in major urban gateway markets throughout the United States. Madison Marquette enhances returns while mitigating risk by directly controlling and managing the execution of its investment strategies. With more than 230 employees, Madison Marquette covers major U.S. markets through its offices in Washington, D.C., San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle, San Diego, New York, Philadelphia, Dallas and Fort Lauderdale. For more information, visit the company website at www.MadisonMarquette.com.