The Legends Outlets at I-435 and I-70 in Kansas City, Kansas, will open to shoppers at 6 a.m. Friday, Nov. 24, with more than $50,000 in prize giveaways.
The shopping center will be officially closed on Thanksgiving Day, with only a few stores and restaurants there deciding to remain open, according to a spokesman.
Prize giveaways, activities for children, holiday music, photos with Santa Claus and other activities are planned for Black Friday, according to the spokesman. Shopping hours will be 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday.
Legends Outlets will have a Scratcher Giveaway Headquarters with 400 total scratch-to-win prizes totaling more than $50,000, according to the spokesman.
At 6 a.m. and 2 p.m., the first 200 shoppers at the Scratcher Giveaway Headquarters will receive a scratch-off card for prizes valued up to $300. The headquarters is in Suite C-103, across from Victoria’s Secret and next to the Sunglass Hut stores in the Legends center courtyard.
Scratch-to-win prizes include a $300 H&M gift card; a leather handbag from Wilsons Outlet; a $100 Granite City gift card; a Fuji Film Instax Camera, a year’s supply of Noodles and Company, Harmon Kardon Wireless Speaker, and an Airhogs Stunt Drone.
There will be a limit of one scratch-off card per person, for ages 16 and older, while supplies last at 6 a.m. The cards must be scratched and prizes must be claimed, while inside the Scratcher Giveaways Headquarters.
Throughout the day, shoppers may register for the Legends Outlets VIP Club at its tent in the center courtyard for the chance to win prizes. The first 200 new registrants at 6 a.m. and 2 p.m. will receive an exclusive, Black Friday VIP Bag filled with special coupons and in-store offers. Select VIP Bags will include a special, mystery prize. There is a limit of one VIP Bag per new VIP Club registrant, ages 16 and older, while supplies last at 6 a.m. and 2 p.m.
A live disc jockey will be on site from 6 a.m. to 8 a.m. to play festive music. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Mix 93.3 will broadcast live music throughout the center.
Selfies with Santa will return from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Black Friday. Guests are invited to bring their own camera and capture a photo with Santa for their own holiday memories. There will not be a professional photographer on hand.
Another highlight of Black Friday will be an Airstream Lounge KC at the Legends Outlets from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Black Friday. This is a photo lounge inside a vehicle in the tower courtyard near Legends Outlets’ smokestack. Guests and their families may take photos and capture special holiday memories.
Kids’ activities are scheduled from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Black Friday, and they will include face painting, balloon artists, an elf on stilts, a magician and visiting with Olaf from “Frozen.”
Nearly 75 brand-name outlet stores are located at the Legends Outlets, including J. Crew Factory, Banana Republic Factory Store, Brooks Brothers Factory Store, Gap Factory, Coach, Nike Factory, Express Factory Outlet, Under Armour Factory House, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory store and the new H&M.
There is a complete list of Black Friday sales and promotions online at www.legendsshopping.com.