Richmond’s McArthurGlen Designer Outlet says it is currently at capacity with entry wait times up to one hour, due to today’s Boxing Day shopping rush.
The centre is currently at capacity with wait times up to an hour for entry. Please note, we have extended hours over Boxing Week from 9am – 9pm with quieter times to visit being mid-week. Thank you for your understanding.
— McArthurGlenVan (@McArthurGlenVan) December 26, 2020
Photos posted on social media show long lineups outside the mall earlier today as eager shoppers waited for Boxing Day deals.
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In a statement, the outlet mall says it is extending its Boxing Day sales period starting today, Saturday, December 26 through to Sunday, January 3. Hours have also been extended from 9 am to 9 pm during this period, with the exception of December 31 and January 1.
McArthurGlen Designer Outlet says it has enhanced cleaning in public areas, introduced more COVID-19 signage, and ensured lineup management outside of the main entrance in order to increase its COVID-19 health and safety protocols.
Non-medical face masks or face coverings are mandatory at the centre and in stores.