Westfarms, the premier shopping center of central Connecticut, features anchor stores Nordstrom, Macy’s, Lord & Taylor and JCPenney. The shopping center offers 160 stylish retailers and restaurants, many unique to the trade area, including Anthropologie, Apple, The Art of Shaving, Athleta, BCBG MAXAZRIA, Brio Tuscan Grille, California Pizza Kitchen, Coach, Free People, J.Crew, Kiehl's, LEGO, Louis Vuitton, Lush, Michael Kors, Microsoft, P.F. Chang's China Bistro, Spanx, Tiffany & Co., Tommy Bahama, Tory Burch, True Religion Brand Jeans, Urban Outfitters, Vans and many more. The shopping center straddles the towns of Farmington and West Hartford, and is conveniently located at the intersection of I-84 and Route 9. For more information, call 860-561-3024, visit www.ShopWestfarms.com or Like us at www.Facebook.com/WestfarmsMall.
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
1500 New Britain Ave, W. Hartford, CT 06110
Come celebrate National Heart Month with Westfarms and Hartford HealthCare!
Saturday, February 13 ~ 10am to 1pm
Schedule of events:
10am - 11am
Complimentary ZUMBA® Fitness presented by Hartford HealthCare and lululemon athletica. Wear your snaekers and get ready to have some fun! All ages welcome.
11am - 1pm
Hartford HealthCare Lounge, lower level near Nordstrom
Hartford HealthCare resources available to help you stay healthier!
Tuesday, March 1 ~ 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Join us at the Hartford HealthCare Wellness at Westfarms Rest and Relaxation Lounge (Lower Level of Westfarms near Nordstrom).
The Art of Healing: Learn more about how Integrative Medicine therapy such as Acupuncture, Reiki, Guided Imagery/Hypnotherapy, Massage Therapy and other therapies can be used to keep you healthy and help to alleviate symptoms such as pain, insomnia, anxiety/stress reduction as well as many more.
Erika Cappelluti, MD, PhD, MA, FCCP, ABIHM
Medical Director, Center for the Healing Arts, Helen & Harry Gray Cancer Center, Medical Director, Dept. of Respiratory Therapy
Director, Pulmonary Function Laboratory, Hartford Hospital
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Internal Medicine, Starling Physicians Group
Posted Dec 11th, 2015
Meghan Shea | Brand Marketing Coordinator
HANNA ANDERSSON OPENS ITS FIRST RETAIL STORE IN CONNECTICUT
WEST HARTFORD, CT –December 11, 2015 – Hanna Andersson will open its first retail store in Connecticut with its brand new store design on Friday, December 11 at Westfarms Mall. The newest addition to the Hanna family marks its fiftieth retail store in the United States.
Doors will open at 9 a.m. to the public at the new store location in Westfarms Mall located on the upper level near center court and next to Tory Burch. Customers are encouraged to get there early since historically lines have been over one hundred people.
Hanna will be providing free gifts for customers Friday, December 11 – Sunday, December 13. Friday, the first 500 customers will receive a free pair of long johns. The first 100 customers on Saturday and Sunday will receive a free $20 Hanna gift card. Along with free gifts, customers will be able to take advantage of buy one get one free on sleepwear and extra 25% off the rest of their purchase (not including buy one get one free sleepwear).
"We are thrilled to continue expanding our lifestyle brand in Connecticut with the new Hanna store at Westfarms, which showcases our terrific brand to many new customers, and also provides a physical store presence to our loyal catalog and website customers. Being able to provide an in-store experience really brings the Hanna quality to life for customers because they can touch and feel our wonderful product,” said Adam Stone, President and CEO, Hanna Andersson. "The brand new store concept is a truly inspirational experience that will really resonate with our customer and provide an exciting, fresh look for the mall.”
The new store concept incorporates one-of-a-kind homemade and crafted elements into the design by partnering with talented artisans and crafters from around the world to create unique and playful art pieces to feature around the store interior.
Long time Hanna catalog customers and new to Hanna shoppers in the Hartford area will be able to explore and engage with what makes Hanna special from the pure organic cotton to the exceptional craftsmanship that goes into every garment. Hanna is a children’s lifestyle brand that allows kids to be kids with a mom approved hanna-me-down quality. And finally Hanna’s Unconditional Guarantee is simple and loved by Hanna customers: If you are unhappy with any product, at anytime they will offer a full refund or replace the item.
About Hanna Andersson: For over 30 years, kids have played and laughed in Hanna Andersson’s clothing, which is often recognized by its classic bold stripe sleepwear iconic dresses and tees. Since its beginning in 1983, the uniquely Swedish inspired brand has developed into one to the leading premier children’s omni-channel lifestyle brands in the United States. Hanna offers clothing for babies through preteens; a women’s collection, Love Hanna; and Hanna Home. Besides its iconic catalog, Hanna currently has 49 retail stores and nine outlet stores in 23 states. Find the full list of stores as well as upcoming store openings: http://www.hannaandersson.com/StoreLocations.asp.
Posted Oct 28th, 2015
Westfarms to Celebrate the Holidays with Beloved ‘Peanuts Gang’
Exclusive, interactive Ice Palace captures the magic of ‘The Peanuts Movie’ in theaters Nov. 6
FARMINGTON, Conn., Oct. 28, 2015 – To celebrate the launch of The Peanuts Movie, in theaters everywhere on Friday, November 6, a special family-friendly holiday experience is being offered exclusively at Westfarms from November 6 through December 24.
Developed in partnership with 20th Century Fox, the iconic Peanuts characters will take center stage within its unique, interactive Ice Palace. The indoor holiday display will feature a 30-foot dome complete with falling snow, a light show and other activities for the entire family.
“Each year Westfarms amazes and delights families with our spectacular holiday display and its magical snowfall inside the Ice Palace,” said Kevin Keenan, Westfarms general manager. “We are committed to bringing our shoppers another interactive experience this year and are certain the Peanuts gang will bring joy and laughter to families who visit.”
In addition, kids can watch special scenes from the new movie, create and compare their icy handprint alongside Snoopy and Woodstock, have their photo taken with a life-size graphic of Snoopy and his dog house and much more.
Westfarms will also offer the opportunity for families to visit with Santa Claus as part of the Ice Palace experience. Those who visit Santa will receive a complimentary gift.
The Peanuts Ice Palace, located in Westfarms Center Court, will be open November 6 through December 24 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday and extended hours on select days in December.
For more information visit www.shopwestfarms.com.
ABOUT THE PEANUTS MOVIE
In THE PEANUTS MOVIE, Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus and the rest of the beloved “Peanuts” Gang make their big-screen debut, like they’ve never been seen before, in state of the art 3D animation. Charlie Brown, the world’s most beloved underdog, embarks upon an epic and heroic quest, while his best pal, the lovable beagle Snoopy, takes to the skies to pursue his arch-nemesis, the Red Baron. From the imagination of Charles M. Schulz and the creators of the ICE AGE films, THE PEANUTS MOVIE will prove that every underdog has his day. The film opens in theaters everywhere November 6, 2015. www.peanutsmovie.com
ABOUT 20th CENTURY FOX
One of the world’s largest producers and distributors of motion pictures, 20th Century Fox produces, acquires and distributes motion pictures throughout the world. These motion pictures are produced or acquired by the following units of 20th Century Fox Film: Twentieth Century Fox, Fox 2000 Pictures, Fox Searchlight Pictures, Fox International Productions, and Twentieth Century Fox Animation.
Westfarms, the premier shopping center of central Connecticut, features anchor stores Nordstrom, Macy’s, Lord & Taylor and JCPenney. The shopping center offers 160 stylish retailers and restaurants, many unique to the trade area, including Anthropologie, Apple, The Art of Shaving, Athleta, BCBGMAXAZRIA, Brio Tuscan Grille, California Pizza Kitchen, Coach, Free People, J.Crew, Kiehl’s Since 1851, LEGO, Louis Vuitton, LUSH, Michael Kors, Microsoft, P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, The North Face, Tiffany & Co., True Religion Brand Jeans, Tommy Bahama, Tory Burch, Urban Outfitters, Vans and many more. The shopping center straddles the towns of Farmington and West Hartford, and is conveniently located at the intersection of I-84 and Route 9. For more information, call 860-561-3024, visit www.ShopWestfarms.com or Like us at www.Facebook.com/WestfarmsMall.
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Amanda May Sirica
Sirica Marketing & Public Relations, LLC
Posted May 18th, 2015
Several top brands make first-in-market debut and
others expand offerings at region’s premier shopping destination
FARMINGTON, Conn., May 15, 2015 – From luxury and athletic wear to All-American and products that pamper, several top brands make their market debut at Westfarms this season. North Face, Lucky Brand Jeans, Vans and DAVIDsTEA all open their first stores in the region, while several other retailers will remodel and/or relocate at the region’s premier shopping destination.
New-to-market stores openings:
Making its Connecticut entrance at Westfarms later this summer is North Face, the global brand for sports enthusiasts. The North Face, a division of VF Outdoor, Inc., was founded in 1968. Headquartered in San Leandro, California, the company offers the most technically advanced products in the market to accomplished climbers, mountaineers, snow sport athletes, endurance athletes, and explorers. The company's products are sold in specialty mountaineering, backpacking, running, and snow sport retailers, premium-sporting goods retailers and major outdoor specialty retail chains. The store will be located on Westfarms’ upper level, near Nordstrom.
Opening its first Hartford-market store this week is Lucky Brand Jeans, the authentic, All-American jeans company. The Lucky Brand began crafting great-fitting, vintage-inspired jeans in Los Angeles in 1990, quickly earning the title of "America's favorite." The brand also produces apparel, shoes, accessories and jewelry for men and women that are sold in more than 200 retail stores within the U.S., high-end department and specialty stores, select stores in Canada, and online at LuckyBrand.com. The store is located on Westfarms’ upper level, near Nordstrom.
Most recently, two new-to-market retailers opened their doors in April including Vans and DAVIDsTEA:
Vans®, the original action sports footwear and apparel company, a brand of VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), debuted its first store in central Connecticut at Westfarms. Vans collections include authentic footwear, apparel and accessories, snowboard boots and the Pro-tec line of protective gear and are sold in the United States through more than 250 company owned stores as well as independent retailers. Internationally, Vans sells its goods in approximately 70 countries through a network of subsidiaries, distributors and foreign offices. Headquartered in Cypress, California, Vans employs more than 350 at its corporate office and distribution center. Vans is located on the lower level, JCPenney wing.
Luxury brand DAVIDsTEA has made its Hartford market debut at Westfarms. Since its first shop opened in 2008 on Toronto’s Queen Street, DAVIDsTEA has developed an enthusiastic following. Today DAVIDsTEA has 115 stores across Canada and 21 in the US, with NBC's Today Show Great tea, friendly stores and above-and-beyond customer service. With colorful, modern packaging, sleek in-house designed tea accessories and friendly, welcoming attitude, DAVIDsTEA offers a tea experience that is fun, fresh and unintimidating. The store is located on Westfarms’ lower level, near JCPenney.
“We’re excited to be the first area location for so many great brands,” says General Manager Kevin Keenan, “and delighted that our existing retailers are growing and relocating here at Westfarms.”
Existing Westfarms retailers expanding and relocating:
Johnston & Murphy, the premium footwear and accessories brand for men and women, has recently relocated to the upper level, near Nordstrom. The new store showcases an expanded selection of footwear and a full woman’s clothing line.
Fans of the popular Victoria’s Secret will revel in the new store that is undergoing a remodel. The retailer has temporarily relocated to a new location in the lower level of the Nordstrom wing. The new, remodeled store will open late summer in its original space on the upper level.
Westfarms, the premier shopping center of central Connecticut, features anchor stores Nordstrom, Macy’s, Lord & Taylor and JCPenney. The shopping center offers 160 stylish retailers and restaurants, many unique to the trade area, including Anthropologie, Apple, The Art of Shaving, Athleta, BCBGMAXAZRIA, Brio Tuscan Grille, California Pizza Kitchen, Coach, Free People, J.Crew, Kiehl’s Since 1851, LEGO, Louis Vuitton, LUSH, Michael Kors, Microsoft, P.F. Chang's China Bistro, Tiffany & Co., True Religion Brand Jeans, Tommy Bahama, Tory Burch, Urban Outfitters, Vans and many more. The shopping center straddles the towns of Farmington and West Hartford, and is conveniently located at the intersection of I-84 and Route 9. For more information, call 860-561-3024, visit www.ShopWestfarms.com or Like us at www.Facebook.com/WestfarmsMall.
Family restrooms are located on the lower level near Center Court; additional restrooms are located on the lower level near Macy's Main Store and on the upper level near Nordstrom.
Westfarms has free Wi-Fi throughout the shopping Center. Select .FREE_Westfarms on your Wi-Fi enabled device’s setting in order to get access. Please see Customer Service for additional assistance. If you are still having difficulty connecting, call our Wi-Fi HelpDesk at 866-260-8488.
Westfarms does not have a central food court. However, there are a varied selection of quick food and full service restaurants, most of which are conveniently located near the main entrances to the shopping center.
Au Bon Pain
Give the person who has everything the option to buy anything with the Westfarms American Express® Gift Card. Perfect for every person and every occasion, they can be used nationwide at your favorite retailers and restaurants that accept American Express. Gift cards are available in denominations from $20 to $500. Purchase one today at the Customer Service center on the lower level in Center Court.
Or purchase a gift card online.
Yes, Westfarms American Express® Gift Cards are available for sale online.
Yes, we do! While-you-wait gift wrapping for purchases made at Westfarms is available at Customer Service, located on the lower level in Center Court. Price is $3 per gift (cash only) and includes paper, bow and gift tag.
Gift Wrap is sponsored by Hartford HealthCare and all proceeds benefit the Connecticut Center for Healthy Aging.
Wheelchairs are available for customer use on a first come, first served basis. They can be picked up at the Customer Service center on the lower level in Center Court. You must leave a valid driver's license or state photo ID.
Please report any lost or found items to the Customer Service center on the lower level in Center Court, or to a security officer. Lost and found items are held in the security office and can be claimed or reported by phoning 860-521-2874.
In Center Court - next to Customer Service (Bank of America)
Near Macy's – on side of escalator (North American Bancard)
Near JCPenney - on side of escalator (Santander Bank)
Farmington Bank - in their lobby (Farmington Bank)
Inside Nordstrom - mall entrance near shoe department
Westfarms has 24-hour security available at 860-521-2874.
You can also stop by the security department on the upper level by taking the lower level elevator near California Pizza Kitchen.
Security can provide a jumpstart for you, help you locate your vehicle, retrieve your keys if they are locked inside, change a flat tire and more. Ask for assistance at the security department on the upper level. You can also stop by the Customer Service center on the lower level in Center Court and they will contact security for you.
Unfortunately, pets are prohibited; except service animals such as Guide Dogs.
A 600 sq. ft. conference room is available for rent to community groups for meetings and seminars as well as children’s birthday parties. You can rent our room on an hourly, half-day or full-day basis 7-days a week and we offer availability after business hours.
Room capacity is 42 and amenities include:
4x6 pull-down screen
Coffee making facilities
Access to restroom
Flip charts and projector are available for an additional fee.
For rates and more information contact:
Westfarms Management Office
860-561-3420 x 2113
The community room is located on the upper level next to security dispatch, which is easily accessible from the elevator at our main entrance near California Pizza Kitchen.
Storage lockers are currently not available to the public.
Yes, like us at Facebook.com/westfarmsmall.
Westfarms Management Office
500 Westfarms Mall
Farmington, CT 06032
(If you are using GPS, our location address is 1500 New Britain Ave., West Hartford, CT 06110)
Westfarms Code of Conduct Policy
Westfarms is privately-owned property. We welcome all visitors who comply with these Rules of Conduct and our other policies. We have established these Rules of Conduct to insure the safety and comfort of all visitors. The following are prohibited on the Property:
1. Disorderly, intimidating, threatening, dangerous or disruptive conduct of any nature, including but not limited to: use of obscene or insulting language or gestures, loitering, running, yelling, fighting, throwing any objects, littering, playing radios or other audio devices, rollerblading, skateboarding, bicycling.
2. Standing, walking, sitting or moving in such a way as to cause inconvenience to others, or in or on a prohibited area or object.
3. Any act which could result in physical harm to persons or damage to property.
4. Any act prohibited by local, state or federal laws or ordinances.
6. Possession of an open container or consumption of alcoholic beverages other than in licensed areas.
7. Possession or consumption of illegal substances.
8. Distribution of literature or other items, offering any item for sale, solicitation, conducting surveys, videotaping or photography, without, in each instance, the prior written consent of mall management under the mall’s Access Policy or other applicable policies.
9. Visiting the center without shirt or shoes, or failing to be fully clothed. Wearing clothing that is, or in a manner that is, obscene, offensive to others, that may provoke a disturbance, or is otherwise inconsistent with a first-class, family oriented shopping center.
10. Smoking in interior common areas, corridors or other prohibited areas.
11. Possession of pets or other animals, except for service animals such as Leader Dogs.
The foregoing list of prohibited activities is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all prohibited activities on the Property, and management reserves the right to prohibit any activity or conduct which is detrimental to or inconsistent with a first-class, family oriented shopping center. Management’s interpretation of these Rules of Conduct is conclusive and binding.
Violators of these Rules of Conduct may be subject to expulsion, banning, and/or arrest for criminal trespass or for other violation of law. Violators of banning orders may be subject to arrest and prosecution for criminal trespass. These Rules of Conduct may be amended or changed at any time and are in addition to all other rules and policies pertaining to the Property.
Park free at Westfarms, we have over 6,500 spaces.
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