Macy's Santa Claus will not be meeting with children at its flagship store in New York City!
There will also be no Santa in Santaland at stores in San Francisco and Chicago because of coronavirus.
Macy's will be offering digital options, at the end of November, families will be able to visit the Santaland website, get a virtual tour of Santa's workshop, and take a selfie with Santa.
"Moving to a virtual engagement will safely bring the magic of Santa Claus to children of all ages this year," Macy's said in a statement.
Santa will still make an appearance in Herald Square at the end of the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, which is be a reimagined televised event.
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