To the delight of holiday shoppers, and mall employees in need of extra cash, several major area shopping centers will be open all or part of Thanksgiving Day.
The Galleria at White Plains opens at 6 p.m. Thanksgiving and closes at 1 a.m. The mall will reopen at 6 a.m. on Black Friday and close at 10 p.m.
Palisades Center in West Nyack will be open from 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving until 1 a.m. on Friday. The first 250 people to stop by the Guest Services desk on Level 1 on Thursday at 8 p.m. will receive a scratch-off card for a prize, including gift cards randomly valued between $10 and $500.
The Poughkeepsie Galleria will be open from 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving until 1 a.m. on Black Friday. The shopping center off of Route 9 will reopen at 7 a.m. on Friday.
Jefferson Valley Mall off of Route 6, near the Taconic State Parkway in Yorktown Heights, will be open from 6 p.m. Thanksgiving until 1 a.m. on Friday. The mall will reopen at 6 a.m. on Black Friday and remain open until 10 p.m.
Woodbury Common Premium Outlets near Interstate 87 in Orange County announced it will be open for 37 straight hours, beginning at 9 a.m. on Thursday. The shopping center features 220 outlet stores and a new 51,000-square-foot Market Hall for dining. It's also close to Routes 6 and 17. New retailers include Paul Smith, AllSaints, Asics Outlet, Montblanc, Shake Shack and Le Pain Quotidien
Also open on Thanksgiving night is the Cross County Shopping Center in Yonkers, from 6 p.m.-midnight, reopening at 6 a.m. on Black Friday.
Several major standalone retailers including Target and Walmart will open most of their stores at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving.
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