Dubbed the “Cheers to 50 Years” celebration, South Plains Mall marks five decades of bringing the latest
trends in fashion and lifestyle to the region. From July 26 through August 31, shoppers will have the chance to
be a part of the 50th-anniversary celebration that honors the past while looking forward to many exciting years
South Plains Mall will host a series of center-wide events and activities focusing on the fashion, art, dining, and
community giving synonymous with the West Texas-based shopping destination since its inception in 1972.
Legacy of Giving Back
▪ First and foremost, to celebrate five decades of community and nonprofit partners whose tireless efforts South Plains Mall has supported through the decades, the center is calling on shoppers to pay it forward through its “Get One, Give One Denim & Donation Drive” benefiting Children’s Home of Lubbock this Back-to-School shopping season. Bring your gently loved denim and as you shop for your kids, bring a duplicate pair of jeans to Grand Court and receive a thank you from an array of retailers, including Chick-fil-A, Windsor, H&M, Jamba, The Cheesecake Factory, The Paleta Bar, Potato Corner, Mrs. Fields, Gong Cha, Bubba’s 33, Premiere Cinemas, Dorothy Gene’s and more!
▪ The community is invited to support Children’s Home of Lubbock from Saturday, July 30 – Saturday, August 27 by texting GIVE to 806.305.0400 for all the details and to make a monetary donation.
Decades of Memories
While every anniversary is a chance to celebrate important milestones, South Plains Mall has been the epicenter of some of the most personal and unforgettable memories from a baby’s first visit with Santa and that high school food court dinner and movie date to prom dress shopping, buying an engagement ring and
even outfitting a first home. South Plains Mall invites shoppers to submit their favorite memories, which will be showcased on the center’s digital Birthday Memory Board to preserve these memories. Photos will be shared via southplainsmall.com and on the center’s social media handles. Starting now, shoppers can share their photos by uploading them via their social media channels and tagging Shop South Plains Mall (@shopsouthplainsmall) and are also
encouraged to use the hashtag #Cheersto50YearsofSPM
The celebration continues as Museum of Texas Tech University Clothing & Textiles division partners for its first event exhibit at South Plains Mall. Specially curated in celebration of the anniversary, the installation, on display in the north court, will transport shoppers to the 70s chic fashion worn across the South Plains region.
Deals and More
Retailers are excited to celebrate the 50th Birthday with shopping, dining and entertainment deals kicking off Tuesday, July 26! Look for specials and giveaways from some of your favorite destinations, including Premiere Cinemas, Chick-fil-A, The Crazy Feather, Paleta Bar, Dorothy Gene’s and more!
On Tuesday, July 26, the 2nd Annual Back-to-School Mannequin Fashion Show kicks off with school and fall trends throughout the common area styled by B&B’s Boutique, Knockout Wear, Maurices, Dillard’s, Boot Barn, The Buckle, Pink, The Children’s Place, Get Gussied Up, Dorothy Gene’s, H&M, Rainbow, Windsor, Eddie Bauer, Hippie Chick, Hollister and The Crazy Feather.
50th Birthday Party – Tuesday, July 26, from 4-6 p.m., we will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the opening of South Plains Mall. Join us from 4 – 6 p.m. as we welcome Honorable Curtis Parrish, Lubbock County Judge; Brandon Mulkey, Owner Mulkey Hospitality; Beth Bridges, Senior General Manager, South Plains Mall; Clara Ellison, General Manager, Dillard’s and the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce for a ribbon cutting. Music to the Maxx will provide tunes from the 70s and host trivia! Enjoy treats and eats from Chick-fil-A, Premiere Cinemas and Bubba’s 33.
50th Birthday Back-to-School Bash – Saturday, July 30, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Join us for our 50th Birthday, Back-to-School Bash, with events throughout the day for everyone!
Enjoy treats & eats from Bubba’s 33, Chick-fil-A and Premiere Cinemas
Performances from the Texas Tech spirit programs
Get One, Give One Donation Drive benefiting the Children’s Home of Lubbock
Balloon Twisting & Face Painting with Pretty Darn Amazing Productions
Visit with characters as you shop great Back-to-School deals
Enjoy a DC Super Pets craft with Premiere Cinemas
Noon – 1 p.m.
Meet the 61st Texas Tech University Masked Rider and new Buzz @ the east main entrance
Magic Show by Magic & Company
Dillard’s Back-to-School Fashion Show
Open Casting Call with Robert Spence Agency
Beauty & The Beast mini-show
Tax-Free Shopping Weekend, August 5 – 7
Dillard’s Carnival Kids Day, August 6
Robert Spence Kids Fashion, August 13
Back-to-School Blood Drive, Vitalant, August 20
Children’s Home of Lubbock Get One, Give One Denim & Donation Drive every Saturday through August 27
Events are FREE! For a comprehensive list of all in-store events and promotions, please visit southplainsmall.com/Birthday for details.