Northgate Mall Offers Extended Holiday Hours

Thursday, December 20, 2012

With only five shopping days left until Christmas, Northgate Mall is offering the following extended holiday shopping hours:

Thursday, Dec. 20 – Friday, Dec. 21 – 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 22 – 7 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 23 – 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Monday, Dec. 24 – 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. 
Tuesday, Dec. 25 – Closed

“Extending our hours during the busiest shopping season of the year is critical,” said Steve Banks, general manager of Northgate Mall. “Our goal is to be as accommodating as possible to meet the needs of everyone’s hectic schedules. Longer hours help shoppers get exactly what they need for every person on their list!”

Santa Claus will also offer special extended hours on Sunday, Dec. 23, staying for visits and photos until 8 p.m. rather than 6 p.m. See the mall website for details and break times.

Holiday hours are posted on the entry doors of the mall and are also listed on the mall’s website, Northgate Mall will be closed on Christmas Day. Department stores, stores with exterior entrances and restaurant hours may vary. The Mall will reopen on Wednesday, Dec. 26 at 8 a.m.

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