Ellenton Premium Outlets is getting ready for thousands of shoppers expected to descend on the outlet mall after Thanksgiving dinner next week.
Snowbirds, area residents and visitors are all expected to begin their bargain hunting during the midnight madness sale Friday through Sunday. The outlet stores will be offering early bird specials, doorbusters and weekend long savings.
Several shops at Ellenton Premium Outlets, 5461 Factory Shops Blvd., will open as early as 9 p.m. Thanksgiving night and they have already released a list of some of the deals offered to shoppers.
Sales will continue Saturday through 10 p.m. and then again on Sunday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Shoppers can sign up for the Free VIP Shopper Club to save even more.
Those who sign up will receive online coupons, a voucher for a free coupon book, insider news and even shopping tips.