Holiday Shopping Kick-Off Celebration Includes VIP Shopping Experience, Real-Time Facebook Updates, Promotions and More

(Seattle) – Westfield Southcenter is opening earlier than ever before this Black Friday to give guests a head start on holiday shopping. The mall, along with more than 130 participating retailers, will open at midnight on Black Friday, November 25, 2011. The extended hours will feature on-site promotions and sweepstakes, including the ultimate Black Friday VIP Shopping Experience for one lucky shopper and eight friends.

Many of the retailers participating in the midnight opening will have exclusive special offers and holiday door busters, including Macy’s, H&M, XXI Forever, The Disney Store, American Eagle, bebe, Journeys, PacSun, Victoria’s Secret and White House/Black Market. Additional stores will welcome customers starting at 4 a.m.

In addition to opening at midnight, Westfield is introducing the VIP Shopping Experience Sweepstakes. From now until November 21, guests can enter to win the ultimate Black Friday Midnight Party Package for one lucky shopper and eight friends. The package includes a $100 Westfield gift card for the winner and each of their eight friends, Hummer limousine transportation to and from Westfield Southcenter, exclusive access to the VIP IKEA Shopper Lounge, bag check with a personal shopping assistant, snacks, beverages and more.  To enter the sweepstakes, visit www.facebook.com/WestfieldSC. Winners will be notified by email the morning of Monday, November 21, 2011.

Shoppers will have real-time access to highlights and updates throughout the day via Facebook at www.facebook.com/WestfieldSC.