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St. Augustine (July 20, 2001) -- Belz Factory Outlet Mall - St. Augustine will celebrate its second anniversary during a three-day celebration Friday, July 27th through Sunday, July 29th along the mall's walkways and in its center court. Radio station Lite 96.1, WEJZ will join in the celebration by hosting a "Passport to Paradise" promotion culminating in a live remote with on-air morning personality Arthur Crofton on Sunday, July 29th from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
A drawing will be held at the end of the remote for a grand prize trip to Paradise Island, including airfare and five days, four nights of hotel accommodations at the Holiday Inn Sun Spree in The Bahamas. A second prize trip to Orlando, including two nights at The Peabody Hotel, a $500 Gate gasoline certificate and four passes to Universal Studios will be given away, as well as a third prize $500 Belz gift certificate. Shoppers are invited to stop by any participating Belz store starting Monday, July 23rd to register to win.
On Saturday, July 28th and Sunday, July 29th, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., clowns will be on hand to paint children's faces and create balloon animals. There will also be a "moonwalk" set up inside the mall. All activities are free of charge. Adding to the fun will be guest appearances by various store characters, who will meet and greet children in the malls walkways.
In addition, there will be a sidewalk sale on Friday, July 27th, Saturday, July 28th and Sunday, July 29th. As an added bonus, tax-free shopping week begins on July 28th, allowing shoppers to purchase clothing items and shoes priced $50 or less, as well as school supplies priced $10 or less, free of tax.
"We would especially like to thank St. Augustine residents for their continued patronage, which has helped to make our outlet mall a success, by hosting this customer appreciation event," says Andrew J. Groveman, President of the Factory Outlet World Division of Belz Enterprises. "The anniversary celebration is sure to be fun for the entire family."
Located just off Interstate 95, Belz Factory Outlet World - St. Augustine features an impressive assortment of designer and famous name manufacturers as well as a variety of restaurant choices. Included among the prestigious and highly recognizable tenants at the mall are Disney's Character Premiere, Timberland, Nike, Pfaltzgraff, Royal Doulton, Danskin, Adidas Company Store, Samsonite and Camp Coleman, among others.
Belz Factory Outlet World - St. Augustine is open Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
With headquarters in Memphis, Tenn., Belz Enterprises is a multi-faceted real estate development company with more than 25 million square feet of property, including more than 40 shopping complexes, ranging from community shopping centers to regional malls, as well as industrial/warehouse/distribution facilities and developments, office parks and corporate campuses, hotels such as The Peabody Hotels in Memphis and Orlando, and residential developments.