The Auburn Mall is a typical enclosed shopping mall in Auburn, Massachusetts. The mall is currently owned and run by Simon Property Group. Simon Malls is one of the largest North American chains. They have malls in almost every state, a few in Canada, and a couple in Europe and Asia.
This Simon Mall was opened in 1971, but has since seen renovation to help keep it modern. The store was first anchored by Denholm and Sears. Denholm became Forbes and Wallace, later it became The Outlet. The Outlet is a Providence, Rhode Island department store. In the 80's The Outlet closed and became Caldor. Filene's was a third anchor by 1997, however Caldor closed and Filene's became a home store. Eventually, the anchor store was turned into Macy's. In 2007 the mall reached 75 stores including the food court and kiosks. Currently it only has Macy's and Sears as the anchor stores.
Mall hours are 10am to 9pm Monday through Saturday, Sunday 12pm to 6pm. However, during the holiday season mall hours will vary. Often the mall is open for longer periods of time on days like Black Friday. They are closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas. At Christmas time Santa is available for photographs and Christmas wishes. There is also a Breakfast with Santa at this mall. Simon has a Kidgets Club Member option for children to be more involved in sales and happenings at Auburn Mall.
Stores such as Aeropostale, Aldo Shoes, Amcomm Wireless, American Eagle Outfitters, Amy's Hallmark, AT&T Wireless, and Bath and Body Works are at the Auburn mall. Other stores include Charlotte Russe, Christopher and Banks, Claire's Boutique, Day by Day Calendars, Dollar N Things, Express, Famous Footwear, Foot Locker, Gamestop, GNC, and Goldstein, Swank, and Gordon. Auburn Mall provides children's clothing, accessories, women's clothing, men's clothing, shoes, and much more. Stores such as Gordon's Jewelers, Instant Jewelry Repair, Hannoush Jewelers, and Kay Jewelers present many choices in gold and silver jewelry.
For food there is the food court and specialty shops like Auntie Anne's Pretzels, Lindt Chocolate, and Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory. Orange Julius, Pizzeria Regina, TBCY, Asian cuisine, and others are at the mall.
The mall is located well in Massachusetts. A number of chain restaurants like Olive Garden, Red Lobster, and others are typically found near Simon Malls, and there are definitely plenty of sit down restaurant options around Auburn Mall. Also for any visitor traveling to Auburn the mall is near hotels. La Quinta, Holiday Inn Express, Fairfield Inn, Hampton Inn, Hilton Garden Inn, Crowne Plaza, and Courtyard by Marriott are just a few of the hotels nearby Auburn Mall.
Guest services such as parking, stamp vendors, gift wrapping, lost and found, and much more are at the mall. Shoppers can be assisted by the staff working at the mall. Parents are able to rent strollers and the mall is opened in the mornings Monday through Saturday for Mall Walkers. Though there are only two anchor stores the mall has a nice variety of places to shop.