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A Day In The Life – Holiday Edition



EDENS owns and operates a nationally leading portfolio of 110 places, each with its own distinct retail mix.

This is just a sampling of where to go to maximize your holiday shopping experience.

Won’t you spend your day with us?

RINO–27th & Larimer

A Colorado destination “where art is made,” 27th & Larimer in Denver’s RiNo Art District features national and local-owned retailers as well as an array of dining and drinking establishments, making it the perfect holiday shopping experience in Denver.

  • Start your day right at Denver Central Market (DCM) with fresh baked goods from Izzio Bakery or a bagel sandwich from Culture, paired with a delicious coffee at Crema.
  • After kick-starting your morning, step out into the District and head to local business Three Arrows Gallery for fun stocking stuffers from over 45 different vendors.
  • Looking for new holiday attire? Check out local brand Be A Good Person or sustainability-focused label Marine Layer.
  • Take a much-needed lunch break at Park Burger and get yourself a juicer burger (with the truffle fries!). For a vegan or vegetarian option, check out DCM’s Green Seed for hearty salads with fresh ingredients.
  • For fun and unique holiday activities, head to Paddywax Candle Bar to pour your own custom-made candle, or treat yourself to a Mani Pedi at the Haven.
  • While you’re out on your action-packed day, don’t miss the many colorful murals displayed in RiNo – some of which are part of the RiNo Mural Program.
  • Need a drink to quench your thirst? For wine lovers, head to Noble Riot for their vast collection of wines, and for beer lovers, you definitely can’t skip First Draft’s beer wall, featuring brews from a various number of local breweries. Looking for more options? Stop by Honey Elixir Lounge for their specialty cocktails that you won’t forget.
  • End your (very) eventful day by taking home delicious Italian food from Il Posto or spicy ramen from Osaka Ramen, and if you’re a night owl, have a night cap at Gerald’s Pool Hall and play pool or just hang out with friends!


Rich with bustling cafes with colorful storefronts, Mosaic District is the holiday destination for authentic experiences with the family, from movie watching at Angelika and shopping at the Holiday Market to eating delicious food at the locally owned eateries.

  • Everyone needs breakfast fuel before beginning their hectic shopping spree. Le Pain Quotidien is the perfect spot for a simple and tasty morning meal.
  • Want to explore experiential shopping? Head over to Bloomie’s, Bloomingdale’s first-ever small-format curated store where you can discover your favorite designer while sipping on some refreshing cocktails.
  • Don’t miss the high-quality leather goods that make perfect gifts for the family at the newly opened Tecovas.
  • For your daily Instagram grub capture, stop by RASA, featuring tasty Indian cuisine or Pupatella for their famous Neapolitan pizza.
  • Shop fresh ingredients for your holiday dinner at the FRESHFARM Farmers Market, happening every Sunday.
  • Craving family experiences? Enjoy a holiday film at the elegant Angelika. Then stop by the lobby at Target to get photos with Santa.
  • Need some stocking stuffers? Check out the Mosaic Holiday Market where you can find a gift for anyone at any price point.
  • As you head home, have some delicious handmade gelato at Dolcezza Gelato—a sweet ending to a fun day in Mosaic.


Holiday shopping in Charlotte has never been easier than at the one-stop shopping experience found at Atherton. Featuring shops of every kind and delicious dining options, your day is sure to be a productive and enjoyable one at the Atherton shops.

  • Get ahead of your New Year’s resolutions by taking a transformative full-body workout class in the Barry’s Red Room.
  • Fuel up at local fave Not Just Coffee with a delicious pastry and espresso in preparation for your holiday shopping day.
  • For attainable and fashionable clothing, shop at Boem Boutique, your one-stop shop for all your favorite brands. In need of workout clothes? Stop by lululemon.
  • Try on your next pair of stylish and designer-quality glasses at Warby Parker. If you’re looking for one-of-a-kind presents from a local vendor, head to The Golden Carrot for their curated selection of fine jewelry and unique treasures- all handmade by independent designers.
  • Halfway through a long but productive day, satisfy your lunch cravings at Living Kitchen for an all-organic and delicious meal. Need more options? Check out the three distinct food fare at the Trolley Barn Fermentory, which includesTrolley Barn’s very own line of beers.
  • The holidays = pictures galore. Make sure you’re camera-ready by stopping by Drybar for their special blowout or Arrow for some stylish cuts!
  • Grab some local, fresh and beautiful flowers at Bookout Blooms to liven up your home.
  • Finish out your day shopping for stylish craft cocktail supplies at The Cocktailery before grabbing dinner at Indaco for incredible Italian food or O-Ku for authentic Asian cuisine with a southern twist.


Conveniently located just nine miles north of Boston, Woburn Village has you covered for all of your holiday shopping needs. From delectable treats at Crumbl Cookies to festive decorations at HomeGoods, look no further than the shops at Woburn Village. 

  • Love to shop with your daily dose of caffeine? Head to Caffe Nero for your cup of coffee with a delicious breakfast (We love the Vegetable Frittata Coppa).
  • Get those holiday kicks for every member of the family from DSW.
  • Find all the best holiday and winter decorations at HomeGoods as well as stocking stuffers for your favorite chefs and interior design enthusiasts.
  • Grab a quick bite at Cava or Salad Works to recharge before heading back out to continue your day. If it’s the weekend, don’t miss the brunch at Tavern in the Square.
  • Spice up your holidays by making fun seasonal cocktails and doing your very own in-home wine tastings by stocking up your liquor cabinet at Market Basket and Colonial Package Liquors.
  • Book appointments at Village Nails, Floyds Barbershop or Restore Hyper Wellness to ensure you’re looking and feeling your absolute best for your holiday parties.
  • Before heading home, grab a box of fresh warm cookies at Crumbl Cookies.


Come to “The Living Room of Princeton” for all your holiday shopping wishes this winter! The Princeton Shopping Center has something for everyone on your list and will ensure you are well-fed and relaxed throughout your day.



Who says holiday shopping has to be stressful? The shops at River Market are thoughtfully designed to guarantee your shopping experience is a pleasant and relaxing one. Come to River Market for the food and stay for the unbeatable one-stop shopping experience.


Dallas shoppers, you’re in luck! Entering its 64th holiday season, holiday shopping has never been easier than at the shops at Preston Royal Village. From stylish boutiques to niche hobby stores, Preston Royal makes certain you’ll find a gift for everyone.

  • For your loved ones that love to cook, check out Sur La Table for all the coolest kitchen gadgets, and for those crafty buddies, swing by the Paper Source.
  • Once you’ve worked up an appetite, Public Taco, TJ’s Seafood Market and Princi Italia and are here to satisfy your lunch cravings.
  • If you’re struggling to find cute boutiques with unique pieces for the chic friend in your life, you’re in luck. Find stellar ensembles at Lily Rain, Roam Fine Goods or Cousin Earl.
  • Need a pick-me-up after a day of shopping? Starbucks is right around the corner for your caffeine fix or Botolino Gelato for a sugar rush.
  • Before you head home, Tom Thumb, Omaha Steaks and Eatzi’s Market and Bakery (stop by Deli Trays & Cheese for a perfectly curated charcuterie board) have everything for your holiday dinner necessities.
  • Last but not least, you absolutely can’t miss the Hot Chocolate Crawl on Wednesday, December 7, from 5-7 pm! Sip on a variety of flavorful hot chocolates all while taking advantage of all the awesome promos the retailers of Preston Royal have to offer.


Since 1965, the shops at Park Road have delighted shoppers, diners, and community members alike. Join us at Charlotte’s most storied and popular shopping center for all your holiday shopping needs.


The only retail destination within a five-mile stretch of Bergen County, Closter Plaza has everything you need for your holiday season, including an array of dining, shopping, health and wellness and entertainment options.

  • Drop the kids off at Closter Performing Arts Center for an art, dance, or music class while you knock out the holiday shopping.
  • Start your shopping trip off by restocking your beauty products and picking up stocking stuffers at Bluemercury before heading to Shoe-Inn for some new kicks to flaunt at the next holiday party.
  • While the little ones are still enjoying their fun activities, take some time for yourself at Let Loose or Laveli Salon and take a moment to appreciate some much-needed relaxation.
  • Pick up some hungry kiddos and make your way over to Bareburger, Rudy’s Ristorante and Pizza, or Brasserie Memere for a tasty lunch everyone can enjoy.
  • Stop by Gary’s Wine and Marketplace to stock up on wine, liquor, or beer to bring to every holiday party of the season.
  • After indulging in the many delicious meals and sweets this time of year has to offer, prepare for your New Year’s resolutions by stocking up on athletic gear from Lululemon and gift yourself a shiny new bike from Trek Bicycle.
  • Finish out the lively day by settling into the recently opened Landmark Closter Plaza and catch one of the many new movies hitting theatres this holiday season.


For those who live, work and play in the bustling Columbia area, Trenholm Plaza provides convenience and choice for a pleasurable shopping experience. Come check out the shops at Trenholm Plaza this holiday season!

  • What better way to start your busy day of shopping than with a stack of pancakes and warm coffee at the Original Pancake House?
  • Continue to treat yourself at the Posh Nail Spa or Urban Nirvana with a massage and facial (we recommend the Total Nirvana massage).
  • Hungry? Grab a crisp salad or filling wrap at Verde or take pleasure in a midday beer and a variety of yummy lunch options from tacos to burgers at Tazza.
  • Trenholm Plaza has an array of boutiques so you can keep up with all the latest trends. Try Ivy and Leo, Scout & Molly’s, Fab’rik, or Granger Owings.
  • Before you head home, grab fresh organic groceries at The Fresh Market for a tasty and healthy home-cooked dinner for the family.


A staple for the Potomac community since 1967, Cabin John shopping center is the perfect destination for you and your family for the holidays. Delight in the shops, restaurants, and activities with your loved ones this season.

  • Whether you’re in a rush and need a quick breakfast fix, or have time to savor a delectable sit-down meal, Cabin John Shopping Center has several options, including Pretzel Bakery, Playa Bowls and Boulangerie Christophe.
  • Drop your little ones off at My Gym for a play date before you head out to cross everyone off your holiday shopping list.
  • First stop is Occasions Gifts for charming trinkets all your loved ones will be excited to find in their stocking. If you’re really looking for something unique, pop by Hanna’s Connection and leverage a personal shopper and stylist to help you find the perfect holiday outfit.
  • Once you’ve completed your list, grab lunch at California Tortilla or Sister’s Thai to refuel.
  • Pick up the kiddos and head to the Shoe Train to replace those shoes they can’t seem to stop outgrowing.
  • To reward yourself after a long day of shopping, stop by the Colada Shop for a Café con Leche and pick up a bottle of Ponche Crema, or if ice cream is more your game, stop by The Scoop.