Despite a ton of backlash, Jersey Shore malls will be open on Thanksgiving.

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All local Jersey Shore malls in Monmouth and Ocean will be open for business Thanksgiving Day. Year after year, we have noticed Black Friday shopping getting earlier and earlier. Now, the official start to the the holiday shopping season may end up being just another day. Here's a list of area malls and their hours on Thanksgiving.

  • Freehold Raceway Mall (open at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving)
  • Monmouth Mall (open at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving)
  • Ocean County Mall (open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving)
  • Jackson Premium Outlets (open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving)
  • Jersey Shore Premium Outlets (open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving)