America's largest shopping mall will be closed on Thanksgiving this year, and it's not the only shopping center that will have darkened windows.
The 520 stores in the Mall of America will have the option to remain open, though many will likely decide to close their doors, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune.
The mall will officially re-open at 5 a.m. the day after Thanksgiving to kick off its Black Friday festivities.
In addition to the Mall of America closure, other stores are opting to remain closed on Thanksgiving across the country.
If you were planning on knocking out some pre-black Friday shopping at Marshalls or IKEA you may want to skip the trip. Here's a list compiled by BestBlackFriday.com of other stores that will be closed on Thanksgiving:
- A.C. Moore
- American Girl
- AT&T (Customer Service Closed; Select Retail Locations Closed)
- Bed Bath & Beyond (Select Locations; Shoppers should call their local store)
- BJ’s Wholesale Club
- Cabela’s (Retail closed; Call Centers Open)
- Christmas Tree Shops (Select Locations; Shoppers should call their local store)
- Crate and Barrel
- GameStop (5 a.m. Black Friday opening)
- Gardner-White Furniture (8 a.m. Black Friday opening)
- Guitar Center
- Hobby Lobby
- Home Depot
- Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores
- Mattress Firm
- Neiman Marcus
- Nordstrom (non-store employees working )
- Outdoor Research
- P.C. Richard & Son
- Pier 1 Imports
- Raymour and Flanagan Furniture (8 a.m. Black Friday opening)
- Sam's Club
- Sierra Trading Post
- The Container Store
- T.J. Maxx
- Tractor Supply
- Von Maur (9 a.m. Black Friday opening)
Josh Hafner contributed to this report.