For additional information, contact:
Ashley Larrabee (361) 986-7915



Mall opening Thanksgiving Day at 8 p.m. with special deals and start of holiday hours

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (Nov. 22, 2013) – s the holidays draw near, so does holiday shopping, which begins early this year on Thanksgiving Day at La Palmera.

La Palmera will open its doors at 8 p.m. Thanksgiving Day, November 28, with 49 tenants – 43 retailers and six food locations – open for business, with most other stores opening at midnight. Beall’s will get an even earlier start, opening at 6 p.m. Thanksgiving Day. The mall will remain open until 10 p.m. on Friday, November 29.

A complete list of the most up-to-date store openings is available at

“We opened at midnight for Black Friday the last two years and were extremely busy,” said La Palmera General Manager Fred Walters. “This is the first year for La Palmera to be open on Thanksgiving and we’ll be open for 26 straight hours, also a first.”

In addition to La Palmera’s regular tenants, shoppers will once again find many seasonal favorites, including Hickory Farms, Go! Toys, and Calendar Club.

Shoppers spending $250 or more between 8 p.m. Thanksgiving Day and 10 p.m. on Black Friday will be able to take a turn at the holiday “Gift Grabber” claw machine located at Concierge, with a chance to “pick up” a prize, including gift cards and prizes from La Palmera merchants (while supplies last).

La Palmera’s extended holiday hours will also begin on November 29 and run through January 1.

For more information on Black Friday, including a complete list of store openings, holiday hours, and special deals, go to or call (361) 991-3755.


Located in Corpus Christi, Texas, La Palmera is a 1-million square foot super-regional mall with more than 100 retail and restaurant tenants including Dillard’s, JCPenney, Macy’s, P.F. Chang’s and Coach. Acquired in July 2008 by IMI and Trademark Property, La Palmera is the first mall to be awarded LEED® Silver for Core and Shell 2.0 established by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). Following a $50 million renovation, the mall features a new outdoor main entrance, 600-seat food court with a 4,500-gallon feature aquarium and a children’s ocean-themed play area. For more information on La Palmera, go to; or call (361) 991-3755.