Tucson Premium Outlets debuts with an entertainment-packed grand opening weekend

Tucson’s Newest Retail Destination Celebrates October 1-4

Information Provided by Tucson Premium Outlets

MARANA, AZ (September 28, 2015) - Tucson Premium Outlets will open its doors to much fanfare and excitement to celebrate its Grand Opening Thursday, October 1 through Sunday, October 4, with special in-store promotions throughout the weekend.  Numerous special events are planned to commemorate the opening of Tucson’s newest retail destination opening with more than 60 new stores and dining options.   


The excitement kicks off on Thursday at 9:40 a.m. with a ribbon cutting ceremony that promises to open Tucson Premium Outlets in style. The day will be highlighted by stellar entertainment offerings from Blues and Soul Explosion, The Walkens and The Crystal Stark Experience.  Musical entertainment will continue on Friday and Saturday with the sounds of local entertainment sensations including The Rave, British Invasion and Urban Electra. 


Throughout the weekend, guests will enjoy strolling entertainment fit for the entire family.  Shoppers will also have the opportunity to register for fabulous prizes from Tucson Premium Outlets retailers valued from $800 to $1,165, and take advantage of great retailer promotions and in-store events throughout the center.  Raffle drawings will take place each day at 5 p.m. on the Main Stage. 


VIP Shopper Club Members will have exclusive access to the VIP Shopper Club lounge, which will feature a photo booth, chair massages and more.  Nonmembers can join for free outside the lounge or by visiting premiumoutlets.com/vip.


Shoppers are invited to take advantage of extended grand opening hours: Thursday, October 1 through Saturday, October 3 from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. and Sunday, October 4 from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m.



Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Time: 9:40 – 10:00 a.m.

Location:  Main Stage Mountain Court

A ribbon cutting ceremony will officially open Tucson Premium Outlets.



Live Entertainment

Location: Main Stage Mountain Court

11:00 a.m.       Blues and Soul Explosion

12:30 p.m.       The Walkens

1:45 p.m.         The Crystal Stark Experience

3:15 p.m.         Blues and Soul Explosion

4:45 p.m.         The Walkens



Live Entertainment

Location: Main Stage Mountain Court

1:00 p.m.         The Rave

2:15 p.m.         Noteriety A Cappella

3:30 p.m.         Rancho Deluxe

5:00 p.m.         British Invasion

6:15 p.m.         CatCall A Cappella

7:30 p.m.         Rancho Deluxe



Live Entertainment

Location: Main Stage Mountain Court

11:00 a.m.       Desert Dixie

12:30 p.m.       Urban Electra

1:45 p.m.         Mariachi Alma Mexicana

3:15 p.m.         Desert Dixie

4:45 p.m.         Urban Electra



Strolling Entertainment

Location: Throughout Property

12:00-5:00 p.m.

Enjoy family fun with face painters, stilt walkers, juggling duo and a trick roper.


Grand Opening Prize Giveaways

Location: Near Main Stage

10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Enter each day for a chance to win a fabulous prize package valued at $800 to $1,165. Must be present to win. Drawings each day at 5 p.m. Winner will have 30 minutes to claim their prize. See entry form for complete rules & regulations.


Visit the VIP Shopper Club Lounge

Location: Across from Adidas & GUESS Factory Store

12:00-5:00 p.m.

VIP Shopper Club Members have exclusive access to the VIP Shopper Club lounge and will receive a free VIP coupon book. Plus, stop by to have your photo taken with friends in our photo booth, enjoy chair massages and more. Not a member? Join for free outside the lounge or by visiting premiumoutlets.com/vip.


Shoppers are encouraged to visit the center’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/tucsonpremiumoutlets, Twitter at https://twitter.com/TucsonPO and Instagram at https://instagram.com/premiumoutlets/ and share your favorite moments using hashtag #TucsonPOGO.



About Tucson Premium Outlets

Tucson Premium Outlets is destined to become Tucson’s premiere outlet shopping destination serving Southern Arizona and featuring designer and name brands at savings of 25 to 65 percent. The center is located at the intersection of I-10 and Twin Peaks Road. Upon opening, it will feature a diverse mix of more than 60 retailers located in 360,000 square feet of leasable space.


About Simon Premium Outlets

The global Simon Premium Outlets portfolio offers exceptional brands at extraordinary savings through a diverse mix of luxury, designer and popular retailers representing the best in fashion, family and home. Our 86 Simon Premium Outlets in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico and South Korea are some of the most iconic and productive shopping destinations for residents and travelers including Woodbury Common (New York City), Orlando, Desert Hills (Palm Springs), Las Vegas and Wrentham Village Premium Outlets (Boston). For more information visit premiumoutlets.com or follow Premium Outlets on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.


About Simon

Simon is a global leader in retail real estate ownership, management and development and a S&P100 company (Simon Property Group, NYSE:SPG). Our industry-leading retail properties and investments across North America, Europe and Asia provide shopping experiences for millions of consumers every day and generate billions in annual sales. For more information, visit simon.com.