Holiday Shopping at Simon Malls

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Holiday Shopping at Simon Malls

I love holiday shopping! Simon Malls made my pre-holiday shopping super fun!

I headed over to The Florida Mall and Orlando International Premium Outlets (both Simon Malls in Orlando) to get a jump start on the holiday season!

Did you know that The Florida Mall is the largest mall in Central Florida with over 250 stores?! And The Orlando International Premium Outlets are the largest outlet shopping destination in Flo rida with over 180 outlets!

Both are family friendly destinations, making shopping an experience!

The holiday gifting season is here! I can find something for everyone on my list!

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The Florida Mall

A Family Experience

The Florida Mall is a family friendly mall that offers a family friendly shopping experience.

While it is truly a destination, it is also great for locals! There is so much to do for the whole family!

Not only is there shopping, there are plenty of kids (and adult) experiences! This makes for a less stressful and more enjoyable experience! I’m kind of a one and done kinda gal, so I don’t mind spending a few hours at the mall to get in lots of shopping!

From dining to fun for the kids and new adult only experiences, The Florida Mall is my go to shopping destination! I can always find what I am looking for!

Shopping Pass

The Florida Resident Shopping Pass is a great offer! It is only $5 at Guest Services and it provides exclusive mall savings!

It is totally worth the $5!

The Savings Passport filled with hundreds of dollars in savings from stores I love:

  • Abercrombie Kids
  • Aeropostale
  • A|X Armani Exchange
  • Buckle
  • Claire’s
  • Crocs
  • Forever 21
  • Guess
  • H&M
  • Oakley
  • Tous

There are tons more too!

Insider Scoop:

Show your Florida Resident ID Monday-Wednesday and receive a complimentary Savings Passport filled with offers and savings from The Florida Mall retailers, experiences and eateries.

Plus receive a Free Valet Parking voucher for your next visit!

Stop by Simon Guest Services in front of Macy’s!

The Dining Pavillion

There are SO many restaurants in the Dining Pavilion!

We love the Catrina Cantina and Carlo’s Bake Shop!! Both are experiences within themselves!

Other great restaurants we love that are available in the mall are:

  • Shake Shack
  • Sushi Yummy
  • Buca di Beppo
  • Five Guys
  • Nature’s Table

Insider Scoop:

Periodically they offer a Kids Eat Free option! Be on the look out for the next one!

Retailer of the Month

Every month The Florida Mall has a “retailer of the month” tha offers exclusive savings to customers!

November’s retailer of the month is United World Soccer!

Insider Scoop:

Mention this ad and get $10% off on World Cup merchandise.

Also, mention this promotion at Simon Guest Services located in Macy’s Court and get a complimentary Savings Passport for additional savings and offers.

* May not be combined with any other offer or promotion. Additional restrictions may apply. See store for complete details

 VALID FROM NOV 1–30

Experiences for Kids

Crayola

Did you know:

Crayola’s premier, one-of-a-kind family attraction has 27 hands-on attractions, creative activities and a full day of fun awaits families.

Bigger, brighter and bolder than ever, the colorful adventures of Crayola Experience help kids and adults alike explore art and technology, express their creativity and experience color in a whole new way. Imagination is your greatest tool at Crayola Experience.

Play Park

Did you know:

The Play Park features three distinct zones tailored to specific growth stages, stimulating creative play among children from infancy to childhood.

The interactive playscape also includes multi-sensory elements designed to promote physical and mental activity and dexterity in a child-friendly environment. Highlights include soft-touch floor matting, sculptural climbing features, memory games, creative hiding spaces, sound flowers, a digital pond and seating options for children and adults.

It is always free and fun for kids of all ages!

American Girl Doll Store

Did you know:

You can earn points & gain access to special rewards, exclusive events, sneak peaks and ideas?! You also receive a $10 reward for every 200 points earned, and score a gift on your birthday.

I miss having a little girl! My daughter oved American Girl Dolls so much when she was little!

Build A Bear

Visit Build-A-Bear Workshop® a beary special place where you make your own stuffed animal!  Make your furry friend unique with hundreds of fashions and accessories.
They do parties too! That was always my big kids favorite birthday party with friends!

RideMakerz- COMING SOON

This incredible new experience for families is designed to help you & your children design their own remote control car! Since its inception in 2006, Ridemakerz has been committed to the importance of play in the positive development of kids. Driven by real-world car culture and a passion for having fun, Ridemakerz inspires self-expression through the creation of one-of-a-kind customized cars or Ridez.

Razer Gaming Gear- COMING SOON

The ultimate Razer gaming lifestyle experience created for gamers by gamers. Experience the latest in Razer gear and bring your crew to game on their battle stations like a pro.
Easy access to this store is by the Shake Shack entrance!

Experiences for Adults

COMING SOON

I love to take a break while shopping and now I will be able to CHOOSE an experience! I love that there are so many cool (and fun) things for adults too!

Tapville Social

Super excited for this one! As a craft beer lover, this will be awesome!
Tapville values spending precious time with friends & family. They exist to make your experience more pleasurable and experiential— eliminating pain points of traditional contemporary hospitality establishments.

Fat Tuesday

Who doesn’t love Fat Tuesday???
They are the leading brand of frozen cocktails. Home to the famous 190 Octane®, Cat 5 Hurricane®, and other customer favorites. Mix and match the flavors, choose from one of their combinations, or make your own.
Get the Party Started (and take a popular souvenir cups home with you)!

Breathe Oxygen Bar

Local to the Orlando, FL area, Breathe Modern Wellness Bar has been one of the premier oxygen bar experiences providing guests with an enjoyable, relaxing, and healthy way to recharge since 1999. Breathe has redefined the oxygen bar experience to provide visitors with a complete modern wellness experience.

New Stores

NOW OPEN

Quay

Known for its affordable, quality eyewear and celebrity ambassador collaborations, Quay offers trend-forward sunglasses and prescription eyewear, starting at $55.

I loved so many of their styles!!!

PS….it is pronounced KEY!!!

Pro Image Sports

Pro Image Sports is the nation’s largest licensed sports apparel gift shop – so you can represent your favorite team in style.

I found my son and all of his friends birthday gifts there! They literally had something for all of them! 5 of their birthdays are within 4 weeks of each other…so imagine trying to shop for five 10 year old boys!

Mango

Mango is a worldwide women’s fashion chain from Barcelona, Spain delivering moderately priced, trendy basics.
This was always one of my favorite brands that JC Penny had! Now they have their own store!! I am so beyond excited! The quality of their clothes is so good!

New Stores

COMING SOON

Cotton On Kids

Cotton On Kids are the leaders of the pack, they ooze coolness decked out in the hottest printed tees, the latest denim and oh so cute dreamy dresses and skirts. Always popular, the fantasy filled Cotton On Kids dress ups range encourages kids to be kids and dress up as their favorite character from fairies to astronauts – just for fun.

Eye Center Boutique

The modern new optical store offering eye exams, contact lenses and eyeglasses made in 1 hour, Eye Center Boutique has the best selection in designer eyeglasses like Moschino, Galiano and others. Located inside the Dining Pavilion.

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Orlando International Premium Outlets

Brands for the Whole Family

The Orlando International Premium Outlets are a family outlet shopping destination in the heart of it all!

AND The Orlando International Premium Outlets is the largest outlet mall destination in Florida with 180 stores and family friendly brands!

The outlets offer extraordinary savings of 25-65% every day for shopping!

I have been going to these outlets for 15 years! Still my fave!

Every day and Luxury

Some of our favorite family brands…

For the kids:

  • Old Navy
  • Crocs
  • Disney
  • Polo Ralph Lauren Children’s
  • Rack Room Shoes
  • Tommy Hilfiger Kids

Some of our favorite family brands…

For him & her:

  • Banana Republic
  • Polo Ralph Lauren
  • Saks OFF 5th
  • Polo Ralph Lauren
  • Michael Kors
  • GAP

Some of our favorite family brands…

For teens and tweens:

  • H&M
  • Forever 21
  • Nike
  • Volcom
  • Champion
  • Claire’s
  • Francesca’s
  • Steve Madden
  • Hurley

Some of our favorite family brands…

For High End gifts:

  • Marc Jacobs
  • Karl Lagerfeld
  • Tory Burch
  • Kate Spade
  • DKNY
  • Armani
  • Cole Haan

Map it Out

PRO TIP: Get a map at Guest Services or download the app!

You’ll want to be able to navigate and plan out your route! There are over 180 stores and you’ll end up allover the place without a plan!

Trust me, it is worth it!

The Food

Enjoy the food court and tons of kiosks around the entire mall!

There are so many different food kiosks! We love to make a meal out of sampling lots of them!

Some of our faves:

  • Selvatik (they have Brazilian bites like empanadas!)
  • Oak Berry (they have acai bowls!)

VIP Club Shopper

The VIP Shopper Club is a membership-based club for the savviest shoppers. Members receive periodic center updates and sale information. In addition, VIP Shopper Club members receive free access to My VIP Centers, a password-protected portion of their website where visitors can find exclusive offers from merchants.

It is ONLY $5 at Guest Services

Get exclusive deals and additional savings!

Here is how it works:

  • Sign up
  • Get early access to seasonal sales
  • Score invites to VIP-only events
  • Access more luxury designer brands at once and enjoy fast free shipping
  • Print VIP-only deals, or save your favorites and redeem from your phone

New Stores

Hukdedicated to evolving the sport of fishing through the creation of performance apparel that challenges technical innovation and offering styles that are young and current but still appeal to anglers of all ages.

Spencer’sthe world’s premiere retail specialty gift chain specializing in unique, irreverent, trendy and fad-based merchandise

Windsorthis family-owned business dedicated to fostering a shopping environment that celebrates a woman’s unique personality, offers apparel and accessories to fit the life and work styles of today’s junior and contemporary woman

Lonely Dog Immersive Experienceimmersive digital experience, based on the Lonely Dog art and the novel that followed, is now in full production and scheduled to open this Fall bringing a groundbreaking experience to life in a 360-degree cavernous, experiential space

Purpledigitally-native vertical brand, slated to open this Fall, is on a mission to help people feel and live better through innovative comfort solutions

Lids Locker RoomLids offers one of the largest selections of officially licensed sports memorabilia in the country

Lovisafashion-forward jewelry brand that caters to every woman will open this Winter with 150 new styles being delivered to stores each week

Some of my favorite finds

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New Tools at BOTH Malls!

Simon Search

Simon Search was SO cool! You can literally find an item or a store that you are looking for. Then, the directory will show you a map and exactly how to get to the store you are looking for! It is perfect if you are looking for something really specific OR if you don’t know how to get to a specific store! Love, Love, Love this feature!

Simon App

Simon has an app! It is so awesome too! You can save your favorite malls (outlets too!) and search for deals, join VIP and check out the map of each destination! It makes shopping a lot easier! You can basically plan out your trip!

What to Shop for this Holiday Season!

The Florida Mall

Orlando Premium Outlets

Gift Ideas for Kids

The best stores with gifts for kids…

Clothes
  • Zara Kids
  • Baby Gap
  • H&M
  • Uniqlo
  • Old Navy
  • Forever 21
  • Children’s Place
Toys & Experiences
  • Build A Bear
  • Crayola
  • Disney
  • JCPenney
  • Aphonics
  • American Girl

Gift Ideas for Kids

The best stores with gifts for kids…

Clothes
  • Old Navy
  • Crocs
  • Polo Ralph Lauren Children’s
  • Children’s Place
  • Rack Room Shoes
  • Tommy Hilfiger Kids
  • Janie & Jack
  • Oshkosh
  • Carter’s
Toys
  • Disney

Gift Ideas for Teens

The best stores with gifts for teens…

Clothes
  • Forever 21
  • H&M
  • Zara
  • Old Navy
  • Aeropostale
  • Holister
  • Abercrombie
  • Buckle
  • Charlotte Russe
  • Pac Sun
Accessories
  • Claire’s
  • Aerie
  • Uniqlo
  • Quay
  • Crocs
  • Vans
Just for Fun
  • Pro Image Sports
  • Bath and Body Works
  • Apple
  • Armoury
  • Lush
  • Box Lunch
  • Dicks
  • GameStop
  • Hot Topic

Gift Ideas for Teens

The best stores with gifts for teens…

Clothes
  • H&M
  • Forever 21
  • Volcom
  • Champion
  • LACOSTE
  • Quicksilver
  • Steve Madden
  • Hurley
  • Billabong
  • O’Niell
  • rue 21
Accessories
  • Claire’s
  • Francesca’s
  • Nike
  • Fossil
  • Famous Footwear
  • Under Armor
  • Rack Room
Just for Fun
  • Spencer’s
  • Lids
  • Solstice
  • Fossil
  • Pyscho Bunny
  • Journey’s

Gift Ideas for Him

The best stores with gifts for him…

Clothes
  • Banana Republic
  • Salt Life
  • H&M
  • Old Navy
Accessories
  • Coach
  • Michael Kors
  • Oakley
Just for Fun
  • Champs
  • Pro Image Sports
  • Apple
  • Lids

Gift Ideas for Him

The best stores with gifts for him…

Clothes
  • Armani Exchange
  • Nautica
  • BOSS
  • Calvin Klein
  • Marc Jacobs
  • Volcom
  • Tommy Hilfiger
Accessories
  • Oakley
  • Sunglass Hut
  • Saks OFF 5th
  • Johnston & Murphy
Just for Fun
  • Lindt Chocolate
  • Marc Jacobs

Gift Ideas for Her

The best stores with gifts for her…

Clothes
  • Garage
  • Guess
  • Banana Republic
Accessories
  • Kay Jewelers
  • Michael Kors
  • Victoria’s Secret
  • Quay
  • Tous
Just for Fun
  • Lovisa
  • MAC
  • Windsor
  • Sephora
  • The Body Shop

Gift Ideas for Her

The best stores with gifts for her…

Clothes
  • Express
  • Banana Republic
  • Ann Taylor
  • 7 For All Mankind
  • White House Black Market
Accessories
  • Kate Spade
  • Citizen
  • Dooney & Burke
  • Karl Lagerfield Paris
Just for Fun
  • Vera Bradley
  • Movado
  • Le Creuset

The Florida Hotel

Make it a Staycation!

Florida Hotel Black Friday Shopping Staycation!

If you love Black Friday shopping and catching all of the holiday deals, then you’ll LOVE this!

With the Holidays right around the corner, you can begin the holiday season in the best way possible, enjoying our awesome weather.

Take advantage of The Florida Hotel Black Friday rates while shopping at The Florida Mall.

Stay with The Florida Hotel November 20 thru November 28 with rates starting at $119 per night when staying 3 nights or more!

Stay 1 night for $139/night
Stay 2 nights for $129/night
Stay 3 nights or more for $119/night
Hurry Book Now Offer Ends November 30, 2022
Amenities on site: Chick Fil A and Starbucks
Direct access to The Florida Mall!

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