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August 19 • 11:00 am1:00 pm

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Kick off your back to school with shopping and activities for the family at our annual Back to School Bash! 

Shop with us during the Back to School event and enjoy fun activities for kids and the family!

The following activities and performances will take place from 11am-1pm unless otherwise specified

  • DJ Flight located in Center Court
  • Donna Pruitt the Balloon Lady twisting balloons
  • Face Painting with Premiere Children’s Parties
  • Boy Scouts community table
  • Durham Arts Council activity table – pinch pots (free)
  • Bouncing Bulldogs perform at 12 noon near Center Court

All day on August 19th ride the Wild West Train, bounce in inflatables near Shoe Dept. Encore or Endivo or ride the carousel for $1 only!

Register to win and giveaways from the following merchants:

  • Frontier (giveaway)
    • Limited number of backpacks (200) stuffed with school supplies (MUST BE DURHAM COUNTY RESIDENT AND PARENT MUST SHOW ID – limit one backpack per parent.
    • Once all backpacks are given out, limited number of shoulder bags stuffed with school supplies (MUST BE DURHAM COUNTY RESIDENT AND PARENT MUST SHOW ID – limit one shoulder bag per parent)
  • Planet Fitness Durham (register to win) – The Shops
    • (gym starter bag- includes: bag, towel, water bottle, lock, headphones, t-shirt plus 3 free 24 hour Black Card passes!)
  • T-Mobile (School Supplies Drive and raffle) (register to win with donation)  T-Mobile will be collecting school supplies for a local Durham elementary school. Customers should bring school supplies to T-Mobile during the Back to School event to earn tickets toward the raffle of a JBL Go Bluetooth speaker 🔊
    • How it works:  for every item you bring to donate, you will receive a raffle ticket
    • at the end of the event we will select a winner for the wonderful JBL Go Bluetooth speaker 🔊
  • Lynn’s Hallmark
    • Take a spin on the discount/giveaway wheel to win prizes and special discounts. Additional special pricing on bookbags, lunch boxes and t-shirts available during the event 11am-1pm
  • Northgate shopping sprees! (register to win) (Grand prize – $250 Northgate Shopping Spree, 8 additional $100 Northgate Shopping Sprees will be given away)

Discounts and specials at select merchants including:

  • Esmeralda’s Cafe
    • $1 Hot Dogs all day!
  • Dakota Watch Company
    • 25% off regular priced Dakota Brand Watch
  • Charlotte Russe
    • (Dresses, Rompers, and Jumpsuits BOGO $12.50 -mix & match with shoes
    • Shoes BOGO $12.50 (mix & match with dresses, rompers, and jumpsuits)
    • Knit Dresses $15
    • Jeans $25
    • Graphics 60% off
    • Hats 50% off
    • Flip flops $5
    • Fashion Sandals $10
    • Sunglasses 50% off
    • Maxi Skirts 50% off
    • Bralettes 50% off
    • Leggings and Bodycon skirts 50% off
  • Accessories & More
    • Offering $20 purses
  • Hibbett Sports
    • BOGO 1/2 off socks & Clearance Sale
  • Lids
    • BOGO free sale
  • LogoManiacs
    • $5 three letter monograms up to 2″ on back packs (from 11am-1pm during Back 2 School event only)
  • Payless ShoeSource
    • Back to School price markdowns throughout the store
  • Sears
    • Back to School Fashions up to 50% off
  • Spencers Gifts
    • Visit Spencer’s Facebook page for coupons
  • Sweets n’ News
    • Fidget Spinners BOGO Free
  • Aeropostale Factory Store
    • BOGO Free on Denim Jeans
  • Champs Sports
    • Most kids shoes on sale
  • dressbarn
    • Teachers! – sign up for dressbarn Academy in store or online and get 10% off all year long
  • Foot Locker
    • Select shoes on sale
  • Verizon
    • $5-$10 off pre paid phones
  • Ashley Stewart
    • $15 off jeans & 10% off entire purchase
  • Children’s Place
    • Entire store on sale
  • Jimmy Jazz
    • 50-75% off select shoes and clothing
  • Kid’s Foot Locker
    • Select shoes on sale
  • Shoe Dept. Encore
    • Select shoes on sale
  • Cricket Mobilelink – The Shops
    • 2 lines for $80 with Unlimited Talk, Text & Data
  • Flashlight Barber
    • Product giveaways
  • Nail Care – The Shops
    • Full set manicure (basic service) $20 – must show Student ID

Endivo Hair Gallery will be collecting school supplies for children in need in the community! Please bring supplies directly to Endivo.

Visit the Durham County Library Bookmobile on The Plaza during the Back to School Bash

On August 26th DTLR will be offering their BACK TO SCHOOL free haircuts! Click here for more information.