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5 Things To Do This Fall At West Acres

It’s no secret that fall is our favorite, and for good reason… Check out all the ways you can join us in celebrating the season!

By: Niki | August 31, 2018

Beautiful foliage, crisp air, fresh fashion – it’s safe to say we’ve never been more excited for for fall!ย From must-have styles and new stores, to exciting events and activities, join us this season to discover everything fall has to offer at West Acres. Here are 5 ways to celebrate the season with us…

1. Refresh for Fall

Fall fashion seems to be a favorite in our neck of the woods, and with so many trends to choose from this season you’re sure to find must-have pieces to add to your wardrobe. With events and activities filling up our calendar this season, it’s never been easier to pull together the perfect outfit. We can’t wait to fill your feed with cozy clothes, stylish shoes, and a weekly glimpse of the top items in stores.

There’s never been a more perfect time to feel refreshed and renewed than a change of seasons! We love to get pampered at any one of our fabulous salons and beauty retailers – whether it’s getting our nails and makeup done, or re-stocking our collection of scents and products.

Follow us on Facebook and Instagram to get updates on the best styles and services this season!

2. Visit The Market (the Market has concluded – thanks for a great season!)

If there’s anything better than comfort food when the leaves start to turn and the air gives a chill, it’s the fresh produce that goes along with it! The Market at West Acres is a farmers market featuring local growers and makers, providing the best fresh foods that are the perfect addition to your favorite fall dishes.

Stay tuned for a list of fun events happening at The Market this season!

3. Attend an Event

From fashion and beauty to sips while you shop, we have an exciting list of events and activities we can’t wait to host this season!

Friday, September 28th: Beauteous Grand Opening (10am-9pm)

We are so excited for the opening of our new activewear store, Beauteous! Join in on their opening day fun:

  • Entire store is on sale all day long!
  • Granite City will be providing beer, wine, and apps from 3pm-9pm.
  • Special appearances throughout the day by Shannon Tjaden, Mrs. North Dakota & Laura Schmidt, Mrs. North Dakota International 2018
  • Special prize drawings throughout the evening

Beauteous is located in the JCPenney wing, next to Gap Kids.

 

Saturday, October 6th: Pumpkin Palooza at The Market @ West Acres (10am-1pm)

Bring out the family and kick-off the fall season at this free fun event, presented by Northern Plains Botanic Garden Society! The event will be held at The Market, located in the west parking lot, near 42nd Ave from 10am-1pm!

  • Free pumpkin painting for kids ages 12 and under
  • $1 pumpkin painting for those 13 and up
  • Fall-themed photobooth
*Pumpkins provided by vendors. Prices may vary based on pumpkin size

Click here to set a reminder & get updated info on this event!

 

Saturday, October 20th & 27th: Fall Tap Fest (12pm-4pm)

You’re invited to our first-ever Fall Tap Fest, featuring local breweries, Fargo Brewing Company & Wild Terra Cider!

For 4 weekends, enjoy sips while you shop or take in the atmosphere and listen to music by local groups and artists. Here’s where & when you can find the fun:

October 20th & October 27th: Fargo Brewing Company with music by Max Johnk Quartet

Additional Dates: November 3rd & November 10th with Wild Terra.

It’s all happening in Buffalo Court, in between Bath & Body Works and Boot Barn.

More details to come! Click here to set your reminder!

 

Wednesday, October 31: Spooooky Story Squad (9:30am-10am)

Bring out the kiddos to our lounge near center court for a Halloween-edition Story Squad with United Way of Cass-Clay. During story time, special guest readers will read 2 books! More info coming soon.

 

Wednesday, October 31: Bootiful Night Trick-or-Treating Event (5:30pm-7:30pm)

Dress up your trick-or-treatin’ tikes & bring the whole family out for a BOOtiful night of Halloween festivities:

  • BOOk Fest: As a part of its Imagination Library,ย United Way of Cass-Clayย is giving away childrens books!
  • Trick-or-treating at participating stores
  • Balloon animals and free family photos
  • Chance to win a Mall Card
  • Bring a non-perishable food item and be entered in a drawing for a $50 mall card. One entry per person. All items will be donated to the Great Plains Food Bank’s BackPack program

Click here to set a reminder & get updated info on this event!

 

Saturday, November 3rd & 10th: Fall Tap Fest (12pm-4pm)

You’re invited to our first-ever Fall Tap Fest, featuring local breweries, Fargo Brewing Company & Wild Terra Cider!

For 4 weekends, enjoy sips while you shop or take in the atmosphere and listen to music by local groups and artists. Here’s where & when you can find the fun:

November 3rd & November 10th: Wild Terra with (music TBD)

It’s all happening in Buffalo Court, in between Bath & Body Works and Boot Barn.

More details to come! Click here to set your reminder!

 

Check back for exciting events coming soon!

Bringing the kiddos for a visit? Click here to see favorite activities for kids at the mall!

4. Discover a New Store

From lululemon’s re-grand opening (more details coming soon!) to the opening of our new activewear store, Beateous Activewear, and some more fun announcements on the way, we’ve never been more excited about what’s new at West Acres!

Haven’t visited us in a while? You won’t want to miss all the new stores and attractions we’ve added in the last year! Click here to learn more.

5. Get Creative

Ever since the launch of our Artist in Residence program last year, we’ve continued the program and inspired our community to learn about and embrace different mediums of art through unique and interactive experiences with local artists. Whether you visit our Artist in Residence (more info coming soon on our next local artist!) or walk through our halls to view the region’s largest collection of artwork, immerse yourself in the works of some of the area’s most talented artists.

Looking to get creative yourself? Visit Make Room, an interactive art studio, to take a class! Click here to see their fall class schedule.

 

Keep checking back as we add more details to the lineup of fun events and activities happening this fall!

Niki

I have the privilege of being on the amazing Marketing, PR and Fashion team as the Digital Marketing Manager at West Acres. When I am not managing our social and digital platforms and brainstorming content ideas, I am the woman behind (and sometimes in front of) the camera โ€“ creating content and working with the media to create segments to introduce the latest trends! When Iโ€™m not at the mall, you can find me watching โ€œFriends,โ€ eating ice cream by the carton, spending time with my family and friends, feeding my Pinterest addiction or crossing off destinations on my traveling bucket list.

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