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Jul 21

Tax Free Weekend in Allen, TX

Posted on July 21, 2020 at 4:00 PM by Mikalah Richardson


Tips, tricks and everything you need to know about shopping tax free at

Allen’s premium shopping centers!

Although the back to school season looks a little different this year, one thing remains...SHOPPING! Mark your calendars because Tax Free weekend is around the corner and we’ve got the inside scoop! On August 7 - 9, enjoy savings and deals on everything you need for back to school!

REMINDER: Don’t forget to check each shopping center’s website for coupons, center-wide deals, retail-to-go retailers, and current safety guidelines!

Watters Creek at Montgomery Farms

This resort style shopping destination is one of a kind! With stores like Kendra Scott, Anthropology and Franscescas, there are plenty of great options to explore! Make a full day out of it with shopping, dining, photo-ops at the insta-worthy art murals along the way and a fun play area at The Green. Be sure to check out the bonus tips further in our blog to find out how you can even make a weekend out of it!

TIP: Receive a FREE $20 Watters Creek gift card when you spend $150 on same day purchases at any Watters Creek restaurant or retailer. 

Watters Creek | Visit Allen TX

The Village at Allen

Check out your go-to stores at The Village at Allen that never disappoint on back to school savings. Stores such as Target, Ross, TJ MAXX and more. Take advantage of retail-to-go with the designated park and pick-up spots around the center. Be on the lookout for these parking zones to park, and just call and pick up with ease! The Village at Allen is a great alternative to the busy shopping mall crowds. When you’re done, sit on the patio of Pluckers or Uncle Julios! You can even stay’n play at The Grove right across from Cold Stone Creamery. Although the play area is still being developed, there is an open space to run around and play!

TIP: Uptown Cheapskate is a MUST visit! Support local by shopping local retailers like this hidden gem at The Village at Allen. This designer thrift shop has all of your back to school clothing needs at a low price! 

The Village at Allen is one of the newest and biggest shopping, dining and entertainment destination

Allen Premium Outlets

Shop until you drop at Allen Premium Outlets. Whether you’re shopping for younger kiddos or high school and college students, Allen Premium Outlets has something for everyone! With over 115 open stores, make it an all day family affair! Grab a cheesy pretzel from Wetzel’s Pretzels for an on the go snack or take a lunch break at the new BurgerIm

TIP: Skip the long car lines by entering the Outlet Mall off of Chelsea Blvd. instead of the main entrance on Stacy Rd. Don’t waste precious shopping time with the hassle of entering and parking. Follow Chelsea Blvd to the North Parking lot entrance between Skechers and Champ Sports.

Allen Premium Outlets


Make it a fun family weekend full of shopping, dining and summer fun by staying in one of our Allen hotels for the weekend! Check out these special rates and make it a stay-cation! Each shopping center is steps away from a hotel. Hampton Inn and Suites is walkable to Allen Premium Outlets, Courtyard by Marriott at Allen Event Center is walkable to The Village at Allen, and Delta Hotels by Marriott Dallas Allen is directly across from  Watters Creek at Montgomery Farm. Book your stay today!