Empire Mall To Be Open Thanksgiving Day

The Empire Mall in Sioux Falls says they will not be following a recent move made by the country’s largest shopping mall.

This past week, “The Mall of America” in Minneapolis announced they will not be open for shopping on Thanksgiving Day. The mall wants employees to spend the holiday with their families.

The Empire Mall says they will have evening hours on Thanksgiving Day. They’ll be open from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. Shoppers can head back for Black Friday shopping five hours later, at 6 a.m.

Mall officials say retailers are not required to be open for these holiday hours, but they say the majority of stores choose to do so.