Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA will start the holiday shopping season with its anticipated Black Friday celebration on Nov. 26.
While closed on Thanksgiving, the Fashion Outlets will reopen Friday with special Black Friday-only hours from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., where shoppers will have the chance to start their day early, snag deals at their favorite retailers and enjoy some holiday festivities. Fashion Outlets will be rolling out additional holiday promotions and events over the next few weeks leading up to the Christmas holiday.
“This is always an exciting time of the year at the Fashion Outlets, especially as we look to become your one-stop holiday headquarters for everything you need this season,” said John Doran, general manager at Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls. “Those eager to get started on their holiday shopping can stop in early on Black Friday to take advantage of some outstanding sales and we’re going to have a lot going on at the Fashion Outlets over the next few weeks to get shoppers into the holiday spirit. We’re optimistic that we’ll have more guests joining us in-person this year, and we’re offering holiday hours to ensure that our guests can really enjoy that shopping experience going store to store as they find gifts for everyone on their lists.”
At the Black Friday celebration, guests can expect to see:
•A DJ playing holiday favorites throughout the mall from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.
•Exclusive Black Friday sales with savings on more than 200 designer brands, including:
√ Pajamas for the entire family at Columbia starting at $19.99
√ Limited-time doorbusters and up to 70% off items at Coach
•A free holiday swag bag at guest services, only while supplies last.
•New this year: Canadian visitors can show their passport or driver’s license at guest services for a special welcome gift
Now through Dec. 10, shoppers will also have the opportunity to earn “Holiday Cheer Rewards.” Shoppers who upload same-day receipts to the website totaling over $500 will receive a $50 prepaid card to the Fashion Outlets, while supplies last, to help continue finding items on their holiday wish lists.
As the weekend continues, the Fashion Outlets will team up with the Salvation Army to host its third annual “Battle of the Bells” red kettle fundraising campaign from 6-7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 27, right outside entrance six. The iconic red kettles will be set up within feet of each other, and representatives from the participating organizations will be competing for the community’s donations, all hoping to claim the title of the 2021 “Battle of the Bells” champion.
Be on the lookout for Niagara Falls Music Hall of Fame inductee, jazz trumpeter Lewis Custode, alongside the Niagara Falls Peacemakers. Other teams competing include several costumed superheroes, the Town of Niagara Business and Professional Association and the Lewiston Kiwanis Club. The funds raised at this event and the red kettles throughout Niagara Falls directly support the Salvation Army’s services in the Falls and the surrounding communities.
The following weekend, on Dec. 3, families can also experience the magic of the holidays at Santa’s winter wonderland. Photos with Santa will be available from Dec. 3-24. A visit with Santa is always free and photo packages are available for purchase. Patrons can make a reservation online and choose a visit preferred experience – socially distant or sit with Santa.
For more information on holiday promotions, events and extended shopping hours at the Fashion Outlets, visit the website.