• Children walked the red carpet setting the stage of a fancy dress parade on fire
  • A Spectacular Ocean World – AN AQUATIC THEME PARK WITH DIVERSE LIFE FORMS installed to entertain and educate kids

Kolkata, December 22, 2023: Are you listening to the sound of silent footsteps of our Santa Claus – The Potboiler Jovial, snow-white bearded angel? Well, Acropolis Mall, the Mall of Joy, India’s leading mall and one-stop entertainment hub in south Kolkata, is geared up to welcome Santa Claus with a Roller coaster winter carnival.

The Carnival started today with Ryan the Lion – the super energetic host who took the kids through an amazing experience with a Christmas Fancy Dress Parade, Musical Ring & cones, and chairs today. Over 100 enthusiastic children with their parents today participated in the fancy dress parade.

A Christmas Talent Contest and Scavenger Hunt & Fabulous Fitness Team relay will be held on 27th and 29th December from 4.30 pm to 6 pm.

Acropolis Mall is also hosting a plethora of magical Games like Kids Tattoo Corner, Can Shooting Corner, Balloon Gun Shooting, Feed the Hungry Santa, Bouncy, and Trampoline Ride. These games will be on till 1st January 2024.

In addition to this, “The OCEAN WORLD” – a Spectacular aquatic theme park for the first time in the city of joy is here at Acropolis Mall and will continue to enthrall people till January 15. Children can behold the wonder of Ocean World and get to know the marine creatures living under the water. OCEAN WORLD is a theme park that simulates different marine environments and ecosystems from around the globe. The Ocean World in Acropolis showcases a majestic Ship inspired by the swashbuckler film series “ Pirates of the Caribbean. Visitors can witness several aquatic creatures including the whale shark, Killer Whale, Octopus, Sea lion, stingray, Dolphin, Shark, and many more. The theme park is an ideal opportunity for children to learn about life under the deep sea.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. K Vijayan, GM, of Acropolis Mall said, “ Acropolis Mall, best known as the Mall of Joy has embraced the joyous occasion of winter celebration with a magical carnival. The entire mall is transformed into a haven for the kids’ entertainment with games galore. The Carnival exudes high-decibel energy with the host Ryan and his games. We also have the Ocean World, an exciting opportunity for children and all to ascertain the ecosystem of the ocean and explore diverse marine life forms under the deep sea. This is the first time any such aquatic theme park in our city has been witnessed. We are expecting guests to visit the mall to enjoy their shopping spree before the new year, pamper their palate with drool-worthy food, and be entertained with a plethora of gaming options. We will be holding creative workshops for children themed on the ocean world every week which will educate and engage them further and keep them away from the virtual world”.

About Acropolis Mall:

Acropolis Mall is one of the state-of-the-art malls in Kolkata that houses over 80 renowned brands in Apparel, Electronics, Consumer durables, Electronic gazettes, Jewellery, Luggage, Cosmetics, Grocery items, Food & Beverages, Salon and Beauty care products . The shopping mall is the right retail mix layered with various kinds of retail zones. The mall with its Four-screen Multiplex, Spacious Food Court, Fine Dining Restaurants, Family and children entertainment zone is an apt destination for families to enjoy Shop and Dine & Entertainment.

Developed by Merlin Group, the leading real estate group in India, Acropolis Mall was inaugurated on 25th September 2015. It is an iconic architectural masterpiece with an elegant elevation covered with a glass façade that spreads over a sprawling area of 4.50 lakh sq ft with five-level parking facilities. The mall has been frequented by over 1,20 lakh visitors every week. It has been conferred with a clutch of laurels since its inception which bear testimony to its quality and service. The awards include “ Most Admired Shopping Center of the Year (east) in 2018 by Images”, “Best Retail Project of the Year 2018-19 by Images”, “ Certified Green Building By IGBC “, 4-Star Energy Conservation Award 2020 by Encon”. The mall is also recognized by CNBC Awaaz Real Estate Awards –East Zone,2019 as the Best Retail Project in East Zone. Acropolis Mall is the first mall in Kolkata to have installed a state-of-the-art Firefighting kiosk with rescue Equipment in keeping with its commitment to the advisory to the Indian Institute Of Architects. The facility was inaugurated by Shri Jagmohan, IPS, Director General, West Bengal Fire & Emergency Services, Govt of West Bengal in the presence of Shri Sushil Mohta, Chairman, Merlin Group. The kiosk will serve the neighboring area as well.

The mall has been housing several interesting events, fashion shows, cultural fest and launch of popular films over the last five years. Acropolis mall has become one of the most popular destination malls to reckon with in the right spirit.

The mall has also contributed to the community as a responsible corporate citizen. It has undertaken an initiative to collect old clothes for underprivileged children and old people living in the vicinity of Ruby Hospital and presented the clothes to the Kolkata Society for Cultural Heritage for them. The mall has provided space to self-help group women representing the economically backward section to display and sell handmade environment-friendly Rakhis to people.

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