Local malls extend hours, host events for tax-free weekend, Aug. 10-12

Tax Free Weekend is Aug. 10-12. Local malls are extending hours, offering discounts and hosting events.

Tax Free Weekend is Aug. 10-12. Local malls are extending hours, offering discounts and hosting events.

One weekend each year, state law exempts most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks priced less than $100 from sales and use taxes. Aug. 10-12, shoppers can save about $8 on every $100 they spend, according to the Texas comptroller. Several Central Texas malls and outlets are extending their hours, hosting special events and giving away prizes during tax-free weekend.


Barton Creek Square
Barton Creek Square, 2901 Capital of Texas Hwy., Austin. 512-327-7041. www.facebook.com/BartonCreekSquare

Extended hours at Barton Creek Square
Friday, Aug. 10---10 a.m.–10 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 11---10 a.m.–10 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 12---10 a.m.–8 p.m.
Department store hours may vary





The Domain


The first 200 customers to visit guest services on tax-free weekend will receive a Domain notebook. Limit one per customer. The Domain, 11410 Century Oaks Terrace, Austin. 512-873-8099. www.facebook.com/TheDomainAustin

Extended hours at The Domain
Friday, Aug. 10---9 a.m.–9 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 11---9 a.m.–9 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 12---10 a.m.–8 p.m.
Department store hours may vary





Lakeline Mall


The mall hosts a “Fancy Nancy”-themed event on Aug. 11 from 1-3 p.m. in front of the Children’s Play Area. The event includes story time, a magician, balloon artists and more. Lakeline Mall, 11200 Lakeline Mall Drive, Cedar Park. 512-257-7467. www.facebook.com/LakelineMall

Extended hours at Lakeline Mall
Friday, Aug. 10---10 a.m.–10 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 11---10 a.m.–10 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 12---10 a.m.–8 p.m.
Department store hours may vary





Round Rock Premium Outlets


Round Rock Premium Outlets and Steel City Pops offer popsicles on Aug. 10 from 4-8 p.m. The center also hosts a “Fancy Nancy”-themed event on Aug. 11 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. near the Disney Outlet store, with arts and crafts, face painting, a glitter bar and a balloon artist. The outlet mall offers "Bring Back the Music," a musical performance featuring the Austin Party Band and Tje Austin on Aug. 12 from 1-4 p.m. near the Polo Ralph Lauren store. Round Rock Premium Outlets, 4401 I-35, Round Rock. 512-863-6688. www.premiumoutlets.com/roundrock

Extended hours at Round Rock Premium Outlets
Friday, Aug. 10---10 a.m.–10 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 11---10 a.m.–10 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 12---11 a.m.–8 p.m.
Department store hours may vary





San Marcos Premium Outlets

The first 250 customers to visit guest services---located in the food court---on Aug. 11 will receive a fashion emergency kit and destination passport. San Marcos Premium Outlets, 3939 I-35, San Marcos. 512-396-2200. www.premiumoutlets.com/sanmarcos

Extended hours at San Marcos Premium Outlets
Friday, Aug. 10---9 a.m.–10 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 11---9 a.m.–10 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 12---10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Department store hours may vary


By Taylor Jackson Buchanan
Taylor Buchanan joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2018 after completing a master of journalism degree from the University of Texas. She worked as the senior reporter for Community Impact's Southwest Austin edition and is now the editor for the company's flagship Round Rock/Pflugerville/Hutto edition.