Eastdale Mall is a shopping mall situated at Atlanta Highway in Montgomery, Alabama. Opening hours are 10am to 9pm Monday to Saturday and 1pm to 6pm on Sundays, although doors open at 6am each day for walkers. Aranov Realty, one of the oldest real estate development and management firms in the U.S with over 100 properties in the southeast, own and manage the mall, which has 964,000 square feet of retail space and over 80 stores.
The mall has numerous stores with various eateries all located on one floor, with five major stores being JCPenney, Belk Women, Belk Men, Home& Kids, Dillard's and Sears. Apart from the department stores there are many fashion stores featured here including Charlotte Russe near Penney and the mall entrance, whilst there is also American Eagle Outfitters, Aeropostale, New York & Company and Rainbow, which is just outside Sears. A number of specialist shoe stores also feature here including Eses and Shoe Department, whilst Foot Locker, Finish Line, Hibbert Sports and The Sports Addition have various sporting goods.
Shoppers can also find a few jewelry stores in the shape of Beads etc., Kays, Zales, Furlongs, Gold Valley, JB Robinson and Creative Accent, which is next to Sears. Books, music and gifts can be purchased at f.y.e and Amy's Hallmark and Heaven's Depot, which is also right by Sears. Eastdale Mall has many specialty stores such as the Build-A-Bear Workshop, Bama Fever and Tiger Pride and Spencer Gifts with gaming products available at GameStop.
There is an assortment of dining options for visitors ranging from snacks to sit down restaurant meals. Snacks, light fare and treats can be purchased at Subway, Cookie Co. or Cinnabons, which are located in the center of the mall near the Ice Palace. Other eateries such as Charley's Steakery, Southern Cajun, Flames and Malibu Grill are clustered quite close together near to the mall entrance at Penney.
Visitors will find plenty of entertainment at the mall including a carousel outside Belks Women's and Aladinn's Castle, which caters for parties with coin-operated entertainment and attractions. Eastdale Cinemas 8 is situated between Sears and Parisian and has daily showing of films with discounted prices at matinee showings. The Ice Palace is the only ice skating rink in a mall in Alabama, and apart from casual skating it holds ice skating events and broomball games, so visitors are advised to check skating times in advance..
The Out to Walk program is a mall walkers club created by Eastdale Mall and Baptist Medical Center, which enables members to exercise in a safe, temperature controlled environment for free. Members can also get blood pressure checks with access to the mall given between 6am and 9am each day before the shops open, although they must register at the information desk. The information booth is located just outside Charlotte Russe, and services also include complimentary wheelchairs, stroller rentals, copy and fax services and gift card purchase.