By Molly Snyder Senior Writer Published Nov 11, 2021 at 1:01 PM

The Corners of Brookfield hosts grand holiday happenings this year including Candy Corners Lane, a custom light installation and experience and longer shopping hours.

The festive fun begins Saturday, Nov. 27. In Candy Corners Lane, guests stroll through giant light displays featuring over 4,000 feet of lights and have the chance to capture holiday photos with a 17-foot-tall, walk-through gingerbread house, 20-foot-wide candy cane arch and a custom magical, lit selfie booth.

The Letters to Santa mailbox returns to The Corners on Wednesday, Nov. 24. and for the first time all letters received by Dec. 15 with a pre-addressed and stamped return envelope will receive a special letter back from the North Pole.

Other seasonal entertainment offerings include: 

  • Live music with local band Ocean Rush on Friday, Nov. 26. from 4 to 6 p.m.
  • Caroling by a local Girl Scout troupe on Friday, Dec. 3 at 6 p.m. and the Bach Chamber Choir on Friday, Dec. 10. from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
  • Habitat for Humanity's annual Gingerbread Build at Von Maur on Saturday, Dec. 4 from 12 to 4 p.m. All are invited to browse the creations and vote for their favorites.
  • A Chanukah celebration with Chabad of Waukesha synagogue featuring a candy cane menorah on Sunday, Dec. 5 at 4 p.m. in Market Square.

“We’re thrilled to celebrate this holiday season with the first-ever Candy Corners Lane,” says Chelsea Roessler, director of marketing and events at The Corners of Brookfield.

For the second year in a row, The Corners will partner with the Elmbrook School District’s LAUNCH learning program that provides students with unique, real-world business experience. 

The Corners also added additional 15-minute parking spots and expanded holiday hours that are listed below. 

  • Friday, Nov. 26: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Friday, Dec. 10: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Saturday, Dec. 11: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Sunday, Dec. 12: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Friday, Dec. 17: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Saturday, Dec. 18: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Sunday, Dec. 19: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Friday, Dec. 24: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Friday, Dec. 31: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

“We love bringing the community together to spread holiday cheer, with this year bringing over a month of holiday experiences," says Roessler.

Molly Snyder started writing and publishing her work at the age 10, when her community newspaper printed her poem, "The Unicorn.” Since then, she's expanded beyond the subject of mythical creatures and written in many different mediums but, nearest and dearest to her heart, thousands of articles for OnMilwaukee.

Molly is a regular contributor to FOX6 News and numerous radio stations as well as the co-host of "Dandelions: A Podcast For Women.” She's received five Milwaukee Press Club Awards, served as the Pfister Narrator and is the Wisconsin State Fair’s Celebrity Cream Puff Eating Champion of 2019.