SALES TAX WEEKEND: Hours for local malls in western Massachusetts

Hampden County

HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – Sales tax holiday weekend is this weekend and local malls and released their hours.

On Saturday August 29 and Sunday August 30, shoppers will benefit from the 6.25% sales tax exemption on most taxable items under $2,500. Some stores will also be offering extended shopping hours and additional promotions.

 The following items under $2,500 will be taxable:

  • Meals
  • Motor vehicles
  • Motorboats
  • Telecommunications services
  • Gas
  • Steam
  • Electricity
  • Tobacco products
  • Marijuana or marijuana products
  • Alcoholic beverages

If shoppers buy something that is over $2,500, they will be charged sales tax on the entire amount. However, clothing is an exception; clothing items under $175 are always exempt from sales tax. If shoppers buy a clothing item during the tax-free weekend that’s over $2,500 the amount over $175 is subject to tax.

The Holyoke Mall will be open Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Individual store and restaurant hours may vary.

  • 110 Grill: Saturday: 11:30 AM – 8:00 PM; Sunday: 11:30 AM – 6:30 PM
  • Aldo: Saturday: 11 AM – 7:00 PM; Sunday: 11:00 PM – 6:00 PM
  • All In Adventures: Saturday: 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM; Sunday: 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM.
  • Best Buy: Tax Free Weekend – Saturday & Sunday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM.
  • BoxLunch: Saturday: 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM; Sunday: 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
  • Burlington: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Champs: Saturday: 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM; Sunday: 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
  • Christmas Tree Shops: Saturday: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM; Sunday: 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • GameStop: Saturday: 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM; Sunday: 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Hobby Lobby: Saturday: 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM; Sunday: Closed
  • Hot Topic: Saturday: 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM; Sunday: 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
  • Macy’s: Saturday 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM; Sunday 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Michael Kors: 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
  • Ninety Nine Restaurant & Pub: 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
  • Planet Fitness: Saturday & Sunday: 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Starbucks: Saturday: 9:30 AM – 7:00 PM; Sunday: 10:30 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Sumo Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar: Saturday: 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM; Sunday: 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Target: Saturday: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM; Sunday: 8:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Torrid: 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
  • Uno Pizzeria & Grill: Saturday: 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM; Sunday: 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Yankee Candle Co.: 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM

The Hampshire Mall will be open from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. on Saturday, August 29, and 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Sunday, August 30. Shoppers are encouraged to check with individual stores directly that may have alternate hours.

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