November 25, 2013

Mall plans Thanksgiving Day openings


PLATTSBURGH — A number of stores at Champlain Centre mall are planning early openings for Black Friday — actually starting on Thanksgiving evening this year.

Anchor stores and their special opening times (through their exterior entrances) for Nov. 28 and 29 are:

Best Buy: 6 p.m. Thursday.

Gander Mountain: 8 a.m. Thursday to 2 a.m. Friday, reopening at 6 a.m. Friday.

JCPenney: 8 p.m. Thursday.

Sears: 8 p.m. Thursday.

Target: 8 p.m. Thursday.

Dick’s Sporting Goods: 8 p.m. Thursday.

Regal Cinemas: Noon Thursday, reopening at 10 a.m. Friday.

Mall entrance doors will open at 9 p.m. on Thanksgiving. Twenty mall shop stores plan to open at that time. All mall stores will be open by 10 p.m.

Champlain Centre is kicking off the night with a $100 gift card giveaway at 11 p.m.

The giveaways will continue through the night until 6 a.m., with a $50 gift card giveaway every half hour.

Shoppers can enter into the drawings at the main mall entrances.

The closing time for anchor store may vary, according to a news release from Champlain Centre. Guests are being encouraged to use the store directory found on the mall website to contact them directly for inquiries.

Mall gift cards will be available for purchase at 8 a.m. Friday and throughout the weekend in the mall office near the Food Court.