CENTRAL VALLEY, NY, Nov 14, 2017 – Woodbury Common Premium Outlets will kick off the holiday season with extended hours, special sales and a one-of-a-kind Santa experience to serve shoppers visiting one of the world’s foremost tourism destinations for luxury and elite brands.
The luxury retail destination will open from midnight on Black Friday until 10 p.m. Hours on Saturday will be from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. and on Sunday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Extra festive hours will continue from Dec. 16 and run through Dec. 31.
Santa will come early to Woodbury Common so that eager children and their families can experience the joy and magic of the holiday season with a visit to the Simon® Santa Photo Experience, the first of its kind in the mid-Hudson Valley. Children can whisper wishes and capture photo memories with Santa from Nov. 19 to Christmas Eve at Santa’s Winter Wonderland home away from home recreated at Woodbury Common. Located in the Hudson Valley District, Santa’s home is an enclosed living room, complete with a roaring fire, stuffed sofas, a Christmas tree and holiday decorations.
“One of the great traditions of holiday shopping is a family visit to Santa,” said Roland Figueredo, director of marketing and business development at Woodbury Common Premium Outlets. “I know Santa can’t wait to greet children bringing him their holiday wishes and show them his home.”
The 2017 Simon Santa Photo Experience is also sponsored by Universal Pictures Home Entertainment which is celebrating the highly-anticipated release of “Despicable Me 3,” available on Digital and Digital 3D November 21 and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray™, DVD and On Demand December 5. Come visit the Simon Santa Photo Experience and receive a fun-filled Despicable Me 3 activity sheet and watch highlights from the movie.
Holiday shoppers coming to Woodbury Common Premium Outlets can take advantage of special sales during the Thanksgiving week in addition to everyday savings of 25 to 65 percent.
Saks OFF 5TH will offer 50% off men’s and women’s cashmere, cold weather accessories, and outerwear. Oakley will offer 20% off full price eye wear, plus 40% off all apparel and accessories. Brooks Brothers will offer early bird savings until 9 a.m. on Black Friday, offering men’s suits for $229 and 50% off all women’s apparel and accessories. Bare + BEAUTY will offer 40% off the entire store. L’Occitance will give away gift box sets valued at $160 with any purchase of $250 or more. Additionally, some luxury retailers will offer added discounts.
The first 500 shoppers to check in at Guest Services at midnight on Black Friday will receive swag bags from Woodbury Common Premium Outlets.
“Our extended holiday hours offer visitors the utmost convenience so they may celebrate the season in a way that meets their needs – from the early riser in search of great deals to the last-minute shopper on a quest for the perfect gift,” said David Mistretta, general manager of Woodbury Common Premium. “This is one of the many ways we are spreading cheer this season.”
Holiday festivities will resume on Friday, Dec. 1, with a tree lighting at 6 p.m. at Woodbury Common Premium Outlets. Shoppers can expect special giveaways, hot chocolate and cookies to keep the cold at bay, and a holiday treat as Santa arrives in a fire truck to greet them. The radio station K104 will be in attendance to emcee the event. A Toys for Tots drive will also commence Dec. 1.
Victorian carolers will entertain shoppers on Black Friday, 12-3 p.m., and again in the afternoon on Saturday, 12-3 p.m., and Sunday, 1-4 p.m.
Additionally, to meet consumer demand, retailers will keep extended hours the week before Christmas. On Saturday, Dec. 16, stores will remain open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. and on Sunday, Dec. 17, from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. From Monday, Dec. 18, to Friday, Dec. 22, stores will open from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Shoppers will also be able to take advantage of extended hours on Saturday, Dec. 23, from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Stores will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve, and will remain closed on Christmas Day. From Tuesday, Dec. 26, to Sunday, Dec. 30, Woodbury Common Premium Outlets will return to regular hours, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
On New Year’s Eve, retailers will open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Regular shopping hours, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., will return to Woodbury Common Premium Outlets starting Jan. 1.
Media seeking to visit Woodbury Common Premium Outlets on Black Friday should contact Josh Sommers at 845-798-0700.
About Woodbury Common Premium Outlets
Conveniently accessed from New York City via the New York State Thruway at Exit 16, Woodbury Common Premium Outlets features 240 stores including Adidas, Celine, Nike, Bottega Veneta, Michael Kors, Burberry, Kate Spade New York, The North Face, and more, all at a savings of 25 percent to 65 percent every day. Market Hall offers a variety of dining opportunities including Chipotle, Pret A Manger, Pinkberry and more. To learn more, visit www.premiumoutlets.com/outlet/woodbury-common.
About Simon Premium Outlets®
The global Simon Premium Outlets portfolio offers exceptional brands at extraordinary savings through a diverse mix of luxury, designer and popular retailers representing the best in fashion, family and home. Our 87 Simon Premium Outlets in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico and South Korea are some of the most iconic and productive shopping destinations for residents and travelers including Woodbury Common (New York City), Orlando, Desert Hills (Palm Springs), Las Vegas and Wrentham Village Premium Outlets (Boston). For more information, visit premiumoutlets.com or follow Premium Outlets on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.
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About Universal Pictures Home Entertainment
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