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L.L. Bean Grand Opening at The Shops at Yale

August 3, 2018 @ 9:00 am - August 5, 2018 @ 6:00 pm

Maine-based outdoor retailer L.L.Bean, best known for its L.L.Bean Boots and world class customer service, is hosting their grand opening of its newest retail store at The Shops at Yale in New Haven on August 3 at 9 a.m. The nearly 9,000-square-foot store will feature an assortment of active and casual apparel, outerwear and footwear, as well as gear for outdoor enthusiasts.

Everyone is invited to the three-day event featuring giveaways, games, a weekend block party, L.L.Bean’s famous Bootmobile and more.

The Grand Opening of L.L. Bean at The Shops at Yale will be held August 3 – 5th in New Haven. Join us for a grand opening celebration all weekend long.

Free parking is available at the 150 York Street Garage on Saturday & Sunday, August 4 & 5. Bring your ticket to The Shops at Yale tent on Broadway Island for a validation stamp from 10am-5pm.

Friday: Doors open at 9 a.m. and the first 200 customers in line will receive a free L.L.Bean Gift Card worth up to $500. Line begins at 6 a.m.

Saturday and Sunday:

  • Free Yoga at 9 am. and 10 am.
  • Free food and live music from noon to 2 pm
  • Outdoor block party with games and giveaways for the whole family, including family dogs, 12-6 p.m.
  • Woofs and Wags from noon to 6 pm (well-socialized dogs only please). Bring your well-socialized four-legged friend for a dog meet and greet with L.L.Bean’s Millie of Maine.

All weekend long: Win the adventure trip of a lifetime in Maine

The new store will offer the people of New Haven and beyond the opportunity to experience first-hand everything the legendary outdoor retailer offers: quality merchandise, exemplary customer service and a commitment to always do what’s right by its customers, employees, the environment and the community. The store will also feature opportunities for customers to learn new outdoor skills and activities from expert instructors through L.L.Bean Outdoor Discovery Programs.


August 3, 2018 @ 9:00 am
August 5, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
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The Shops at Yale
Chapel Street and Broadway
New Haven, CT 06511
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