Lots of airports are working hard this year to make holiday travel a bit less stressful, fun and, in many cases, rewarding.
The Food & Shops program at LaGuardia Airport has enlisted the help of the “LGA Snow Bros:” five high-energy holiday elves who will ride into stores and into food courts in Terminal B on their holiday sleigh to surprise random passengers by paying for their store purchases or giving them presents.
Cleveland Hopkins International Airport CLE will have carolers around the terminal and visits from Browns’ mascot Chomps.
Chicago’s O’Hare and Midway Airports also have a full schedule of entertainment and surprises in store for passengers:
On Thursday, December 10 and Friday, December 11 from 2 to 5 p.m., passengers at O’Hare International Terminal 5 could have a chance encounter with a “Merry Maker” and receive a surprise courtesy of Westfield.
And on Friday, December 11 from 9 a.m. to noon, HMSHost Holiday Elves will visit restaurants in O’Hare’s domestic terminals and give away gifts to customers.
At both Dulles International and Reagan National airports, there will be performances by local schools and professional ensembles, strolling Santas & entertainers, photo booths & an opportunity to get a free gift if you spend $100 in one day in the airport shops.
More holiday events at airports soon..