Broadway Square Mall Hosts Back-to-School Carnival


School is almost back in session and to kick off the season, Broadway Square Mall invites area residents and visitors to enjoy extended hours and great deals during tax-free weekend, plus a Kidgits Back-to-School Carnival.
Join the Kidgits Back-to-School Carnival on Saturday, Aug. 1 at Broadway Square Mall, located at  4601S. Broadway Ave. in Tyler, Texas, from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. in the JCPenney Parking Lot. Celebrate the end of a great summer with bounce houses and water slides from Sissy’s inflatables, balloon artists, Build A Bear party games, Tyler Fire and Police Department truck tours, Boy Scout and Cub Scouts knot demonstrations, and much more.  Not a Kidgit Member? Sign up today at Guest Services for $5. $5 membership includes free entry to all Kidgit events, Kidgits t-shirts, birthday gift and more!

Keep the festive mood with tons of savings the following weekend. Broadway Square Mall is pleased to offer shoppers the opportunity to purchase back-to-school necessities without paying sales tax on qualifying items in accordance with the Texas Sales Tax Holiday. The 3-day sales tax break begins on Friday, August 7 and ends on Sunday, August 9. During this period, retailers will not be required to collect state and local sales use tax on most footwear, clothing, backpacks and school supplies priced less than $100.

Not sure what clothes are school uniform approved? Stop by Simon Guest Services for a list of school requirements, which stores to find the appropriate attire and which stores have the best deals.
Friday, August 7 – 9 a.m. –10 p.m.
Saturday, August 8 – 9 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Sunday, August 9 – 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Please call Broadway Square Mall at 903.561.2121 or visit Area
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Misty Boggs
Misty Boggs is the Creative Director at MSGPR. She lives in Angelina County and recently earned her bachelor's degree in Public Relations and a minor in Creative Writing at Stephen F. Austin State University in 2020. She is currently working on obtaining her MBA from Lamar University. Between studying and working, she enjoys teaching her niece and nephew the fine art of never growing old.

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