La Fuente Mexican Street Food is Now Open

Legends Outlets Kansas City is expanding its dining category with La Fuente Mexican Street Food, which is now open at 10932 Stadium Drive, Kansas City, Kansas. Legends Outlets is the second-area location for the locally owned, fast-casual concept.

 

La Fuente Mexican Street Food occupies a 2,570-square-foot location in a freestanding building across from Legends Outlets. La Fuente offers popular street dishes from Mexico, including burritos, street tacos, sopas, and other authentic items.

 

La Fuente Mexican Street Food – the fast-casual sister concept of the regional La Fuente Mexican Restaurant chain – currently operates one location in Overland Park, Kansas. For more information about La Fuente Mexican Street Food, please visit www.lafuenteop.com.

 

 

LEGENDS OUTLETS ANNOUNCES 2020 HOLIDAY PLANS

The holiday shopping season is almost here, and like nearly everything else in 2020, the experience at Legends Outlets will differ from years’ past. To ensure the health and safety of its retailers, guests and employees, holiday plans have been adjusted to align with community safety measures recommended by the Wyandotte County Health Department.

In lieu of a Tree Lighting event, Legends Outlets will offer smaller activations throughout the season and encourage shoppers to experience the Christmas tree light and music show anytime they visit the center. The activations, which include a themed selfie station, movies on The Lawn, character appearances, text-to-win giveaways, and more, limit person-to-person contact and serve as a way for shoppers to enjoy the holiday season in a safe, socially distanced environment.

Additionally, Legends Outlets will continue to operate under modified hours throughout the holiday season, including Black Friday. This year, the center is closed on Thursday, Nov. 26, for Thanksgiving, and opens at 8 a.m. on Nov. 27 for Black Friday shopping.

Additional holiday plans are as follows:

ONGOING HOLIDAY EXPERIENCES

Christmas Tree Light Show

• When: Nov. 20 – Dec. 31 (during center hours)
• Where: The Civic Courtyard Fountain

Shoppers are invited to experience Legends Outlets’ tree light display on their own time this holiday season. Beginning Nov. 20, festive decorations synchronized to holiday music will light up the 45-foot holiday tree in the Civic Courtyard and shall continue daily. Shoppers are encouraged to share their festive photos at Legends Outlets using #LegendsHoliday.

Santa Mail Station

• When: Saturday, Nov. 14 – Sunday, Dec. 20 (during center hours)
• Where: Civic Courtyard, near the AMC entrance

Santa’s elves are teaming up with Legends Outlets this year to make sure Santa receives your child’s wish list. Children are invited to drop their letters in Santa’s mailbox which is located near the AMC entrance. Please make sure to include a return address so Santa can write back. If you don’t have a letter and your child is interested in writing to Santa, templates are available at Books-A-Million and the Legends Outlets management office.

Sleigh Selfie Station

• When: Friday, Nov. 20 – Dec 26 (during center hours)
• Where: The Lawn

Stationed in The Lawn, Santa’s sleigh is available for photos during center hours throughout the holiday season.

Festive Photo Stations

Share your festive pics using #LegendsHoliday so we can continue to spread the holiday cheer. Photo opps include the following:

• 4 painted window scenes – Starting on the west side, scenes & locations are as follows: Winter scene (by Journeys), Santa & his Elves (by Hollister), Naughty or Nice (by Panera), and Whoville (by Rack Room Shoes)

• Hedge wall backdrop that pays homage to Home Alone (Center Courtyard next to Sunglass Hut)

Additional photo opportunities at Legends Outlets this holiday season include a giant snow globe (Dec. 5), and festive greetings in giant LED letters (Dec 19-20). Please visit the Events page for a list of all the holiday photo opps that will be available at Legends Outlets.

Movies on The Lawn

• When: Weekends starting Nov. 27 and the entire week before Christmas
• Where: The Lawn

Titles include Home Alone, Elf, Frozen, The Grinch, Polar Express, The Muppet Christmas Carol, and more. Please check the Events page for a schedule of holiday movies on The Lawn.

Character Appearances

• When: Select days in November and December
• Where: Center-wide

Please check the Events page for a list of characters coming to Legends Outlets this holiday season.

BLACK FRIDAY SHOPPING

• When: Friday, Nov. 27: 8 a.m.-9 p.m.

Legends Outlets is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26, and opens at 8 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 27, for Black Friday shopping*. This year, Black Friday will include text-to-win giveaways, roaming character appearances, holiday movie screenings on The Lawn, special savings, and more. Please visit the Events page for more information about Black Friday.

*While Legends Outlets will officially remain closed on Thanksgiving Day, some store and restaurant hours may vary. Please call individual retailers to inquire about operating hours on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 26.

CENTER HOURS

Regular Hours:

• Monday-Friday: 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
• Saturday: 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
• Sunday: 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Holiday Hours:

• Thursday, Nov. 26 (Thanksgiving): CLOSED
• Friday, Nov. 27: 8 a.m.-9 p.m.
• Saturday, Nov. 28: 9 a.m.-9 p.m.

• Friday, Dec. 18 – Saturday, Dec. 19: 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
• Sunday, Dec. 20: 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
• Monday, Dec. 21 – Tuesday, Dec. 22: 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
• Wednesday, Dec. 23: 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
• Thursday, Dec. 24 (Christmas Eve): 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
• Friday, Dec. 25 (Christmas): CLOSED
• Thursday, Dec. 31 (New Year’s Eve): 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
• Friday, Jan 1 (New Year’s Day): 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

PUMA factory outlet to open late 2020

 

Legends Outlets expands athletic category with Kansas City’s first and only PUMA factory outlet store

PUMA is slated to open late 2020 at Kansas City’s signature outlet center

 

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Oct. 13, 2020) – Legends Outlets’ lineup of athletic retailers is expanding this year with the addition of PUMA. The popular athletic brand is opening a factory store at Kansas City’s signature outlet center late 2020, marking the first and only PUMA factory storefront in the metro, and the only location within a 150-mile-radius of Legends Outlets.

 

Known for its stylish, sport-inspired footwear, apparel and accessories, PUMA is one of the world’s leading sports brands. The 5,488-square-foot PUMA store at Legends Outlets will feature popular product lines for men, women and children, as well as the latest fashion apparel for a variety of sports. PUMA is planning a winter opening at 1803 Village West Parkway, Suite M-123, next to Nike Factory Store.

 

PUMA joins Legends Outlets’ diverse roster of nearly 100 name-brand retailers this winter, including the recently announced Tory Burch, Sephora, 1 MILLION CUTS BARBER STUDIO, and La Fuente Mexican Street Food.

 

To learn more about PUMA, visit https://us.puma.com.

Legends Outlets to welcome an Aldi grocery store early 2021

Legends Outlets’ diverse tenant lineup continues to expand with the addition of a popular discount grocery store, Aldi. The 20,000-square-foot grocery store will open in a new, freestanding building near the corner of North 110 Street and Parallel Parkway, by J.C. Penny and the recently announced La Fuente Mexican Street Food. Construction is underway, and Aldi is slated to open early 2021.

Aldi is known for offering high-quality groceries at affordable prices and saving people money on the food and products they want most. According to Aldi’s website, they do this by offering shoppers a curated selection of Aldi-exclusive brands. More than 90% of the discount grocery store consists of Aldi’s exclusive, award-winning products.

Aldi currently operates almost 2,000 stores in 36 states and is on track to become the third-largest grocery retailer by the end of 2022. For more information about Aldi, please visit www.aldi.us/.

Tory Burch opens Kansas City’s first and only storefront Oct. 16 at Legends Outlets this fall

Luxury lifestyle brand Tory Burch is opening an outlet at Legends Outlets Kansas City on Friday, Oct. 16, offering designer merchandise at an incredible value. The Kansas City, Kansas store marks the first and only Tory Burch storefront in the metro, and the only location within a 150-mile-radius of Legends Outlets.

“Legends Outlets is thrilled to add Tory Burch to our high-end line up of retailers,” said Stacy Scheelk, senior director of operations and business development at Legends Outlets. “As the #1 requested luxury handbag and accessory retailer by our shoppers, we worked very closely with Tory Burch to solidify that Legends Outlets traffic, co-tenancy and strong spending power of our demographic created a win-win for a successful partnership.”

Known for color, print and special details, the nearly 3,000-square-foot Tory Burch outlet will carry ready-to-wear, shoes, handbags, and accessories, and will host special, outlet-only events. The store opens at 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 16, at 1803 Village West Parkway, Suite M-105, across from Polo Ralph Lauren Factory.

Tory Burch launched in 2004 with a small boutique in New York City. Over the past 15 years, the company has grown into a global brand with more than 300 boutiques around the world. To learn more about Tory Burch, visit www.toryburch.com.

Tory Burch joins more than 100 unique designer outlets, retail, dining, and entertainment destinations at Legends Outlets, including the recently announced PUMA, SEPHORA, Aldi, La Fuente Mexican Street Food, and 1 MILLION CUTS BARBER STUDIO.

Sephora to open a new location at Legends Outlets Kansas City early 2021

 

Legends Outlets is thrilled to announce that Sephora is planning an early 2021 opening at 1847 Village West Parkway, Suite K-117, next to Michael Kors in the west end of the center. The prestige omni-retailer will occupy a 6,085-square-foot store offering an expansive selection of products, including cosmetics, skincare, haircare, fragrance, and more.

 

Since its debut in North America over 20 years ago, Sephora has been a leader in prestige omni-retail with the purpose of creating an inviting beauty shopping experience and inspiring fearlessness in its community. Guided by company values and a longstanding champion of diversity, inclusivity, and empowerment, Sephora is committed to fostering a culture of belonging for all, where everyone is included. The Sephora retail concept is rooted in presenting clients with the most curated product assortment featuring over 400 brands, an innovative store design and personalized client services with expertly trained beauty advisors. Additionally, all stores are powered by 100% renewable energy, helping to reduce the retailer’s energy consumption and underscoring its commitment to the planet via its Sephora Stands sustainability program.

 

Sephora joins more than 100 unique designer outlets, retail, dining, and entertainment destinations at Legends Outlets, including the new DEMDACO store, and the recently announced 1 MILLION CUTS BARBER STUDIO.

 

For more information, visit: Sephora and follow @Sephora on social media.  For media inquiries, please visit the Sephora newsroom or email pr@sephora.com

Backyard Butchers opens outdoor pop-up market at Legends Outlets Kansas City Sept. 4

Just in time for Labor Day barbecues, Backyard Butchers is opening an outdoor location at Legends Outlets Kansas City on Friday, Sept. 4. The pop-up butcher shop will offer high-quality meat and wild-caught seafood, including steaks, burgers, Ditka ribs, chicken, pork, tilapia filets, crab legs, butterfly shrimp, and more, at affordable prices. Backyard Butchers will remain open through September with no definite closing date at this time.

 

Based in Texas, Backyard Butchers is committed to bringing locally sourced meats at unbeatable prices directly to customers across the United States. Their grass-fed beef is USDA inspected and certified to ensure the highest quality and best tasting selection.

 

Backyard Butchers will operate its open-air market in the parking lot next to Legends Outlets’ multi-level garage on the northwest side of the center. Guests should look for the outdoor tent and big white truck. To ensure the safety of their customers, Backyard Butchers offers contactless drive-thru and load-in services, as well as curbside pickup.

 

Backyard Butchers is open every day expect Tuesday. Hours of operation are Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. If they sell out of products early, Backyard Butchers will temporarily close until the butcher is reloaded, and then reopen in a timely manner. Guests can follow Backyard Butchers on social media @Backyardbutchers for local updates.

 

In additional to monthly specials, Backyard Butchers offers a daily 10% discount for all nurses, doctors, first responders and military. For more information, follow Backyard Butchers on Facebook and Instagram at @Backyardbutchers or visit www.thebackyardbutchers.com.

 

Legends Outlets partners with Community Blood Center to host a Community Blood Drive on Friday, Aug. 14

Legends Outlets partners with Community Blood Center to host a Community Blood Drive on Friday, Aug. 14

Community Blood Center issues urgent call for healthy donors as blood supply remains at dangerously low levels

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (July 29, 2020) – Community Blood Center (CBC) has issued an urgent call for healthy blood donors. The need for blood has rebounded to pre-COVID-19 levels, but the blood supply remains dangerously low. Legends Outlets is stepping up to host an urgent blood drive on Friday, Aug. 14, and is inviting community members to participate.

“The blood supply is a critical part of our healthcare system. It is imperative for healthy individuals to come in and donate blood so that it’s available to those in need,” said Kim Peck, Senior Executive Director of Community Blood Center. “At this unprecedented time, this is one thing you can do to help someone who desperately needs it.”

Community members are encouraged to make an appointment to donate at the upcoming Legends Outlets Community Blood Drive on Friday, Aug. 14, from 12 to 6 p.m. Appointments are strongly recommended. All presenting donors will receive either a Kansas City Royals t-shirt or rally towel, which they will select online after the blood drive.

LEGENDS OUTLETS COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE DETAILS:

When:
Friday, Aug. 14

Hours:
12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where:
Legends Outlets
1829 Village West Parkway
Kansas City, KS 66111

The blood drive location is Suite T-115, on the east end of the center between Torrid and Wilson’s Leather, and across from J.Crew Factory. The closest parking to the blood drive is the T.J. Maxx parking lot.

Appointments:
Appointments are strongly recommended; walk-ins will only be accepted as capacity safely allows. CLICK HERE TO SCHEDULE YOUR APPOINTMENT. You can also visit savealifenow.org/group and enter Group Code: EH17 or call 816-315-1390.

Incentive:
All donors will receive either a Royals t-shirt or rally towel, to be selected online after the blood drive. Additionally, they will automatically be entered to win a $50 Legends Outlets gift card.

Contact:
For additional details or specific questions about the blood drive, please contact Diane Neubecker at 816-315-1390 or dneubecker@cbckc.org.

CBC is continuing to take extra precautions to help prevent the person-to-person spread of COVID-19. Donors are asked to wear a mask to their donation, or one will be provided to them upon arrival. CBC staff are practicing health self-assessments prior to presenting at work and are also wearing masks throughout their workday. Temperatures of donors and staff are checked at the door and, as always, individuals are not eligible to donate if they are experiencing a cold, sore throat, respiratory infection, or flu-like symptoms.

Additional information is available at savealifenow.org/coronavirus.

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About Legends Outlets Kansas City
Located in the heart of Village West, the state of Kansas’ top tourist destination, Legends Outlets Kansas City is the only outlet shopping destination serving the greater metropolitan region. Conveniently situated at the intersection of Interstate 435 and Parallel Parkway, just north of Interstate 70 in Kansas City, Kansas, Legends Outlets is the home to more than 75 leading designer and favorite brand-name stores including Coach, Banana Republic Factory Store, Gap Factory, J.Crew | crewcuts, Nike Factory Store, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, Tommy Hilfiger Outlet, Victoria’s Secret, Under Armour® Factory House and Vans Outlet, among many more, which offer savings of up to 65 percent off regular retail prices. Also featuring a wide array of restaurant and entertainment venues, the property welcomes more than 10 million guests annually. The center is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. with some venues open extended hours. To learn more about Legends Outlets Kansas City, visit LegendsShopping.com or call (913) 788-3700. “Like” Legends Outlets on Facebook (facebook.com/LegendsOutlets), follow on Twitter (@LegendsShopping) and follow on Instagram (@LegendsOutlets).

About Community Blood Center of Greater Kansas City (CBC)
Community Blood Center, now part of the NYBC family, serves hospitals in the Kansas City metropolitan area, as well as eastern Kansas and western Missouri. CBC provides nearly 200,000 blood products per year to approximately 65 area hospitals – and calls upon about 580 donors each day to meet the need for a life-saving gift of blood. The blood center makes timely deliveries of safe, high-quality products to meet transfusion needs, for routine care and emergencies. For more information, visit http://www.savealifenow.org/.

Upscale Barbershop and Mexican Street Food Restaurant Coming Soon

 

Legends Outlets Kansas City is expanding its personal services category with the addition of 1 MILLION CUTS BARBER STUDIO. The upscale men’s barbershop is opening its second-area location at Kansas City’s premier outlet center this summer. Additionally, the dining category at Legends Outlets will expand later this fall with La Fuente Mexican Street Food, a locally owned, fast-casual concept.

 

1 MILLION CUTS BARBER STUDIO

1 MILLION CUTS BARBER STUDIO will open its second-area location at Legends Outlets this summer. The 1,300-sqare-foot barbershop will offer a full range of specialty hair care and spa services, including haircuts, shaves, line-ups, color enhancements, facials, kids’ haircuts and more. The barbershop will welcome both walk-ins and booked appointments.

1 MILLION CUTS BARBER STUDIO is anticipated to open early August at 1843 Village West Parkway, Suite C-125. It operates one other location in Lee’s Summit, Missouri.

 

La Fuente Mexican Street Food

LA FUENTE MEXICAN STREET FOOD will open its second-area location at Legends Outlets this fall. The restaurant will occupy a 2,570-square-foot location in a freestanding building across from Legends Outlets at 10932 Stadium Drive, Kansas City, Kansas. La Fuente will offer popular street dishes from Mexico, including burritos, street tacos, sopas, and other authentic items.

La Fuente Mexican Street Food – the fast-casual sister concept of the regional La Fuente Mexican Restaurant chain – currently operates one location in Overland Park, Kansas.

DEMDACO is now open

 

Legends Outlets is proud to announce that giftable product manufacturer DEMDACO opened its first retail concept at Kansas City’s signature outlet center on Monday, June 15. The 2,460-square-foot DEMDACO store offers an exclusive range of artist-driven gifts, including home décor products, holiday and seasonal gifts, baby gifts, accessories, and more.

 

Headquartered in Leawood, Kansas, DEMDACO designs, manufactures and distributes unique, artisan gifts, in stores nationwide. The dedicated retail concept at Legends Outlets Kansas City marks DEMDACO’s first public, consumer-facing storefront in company history.

 

“After more than 20 years of selling to gift shops all over the country, we’re excited to open our first DEMDACO-branded store here in our hometown at Legends Outlets,” said DEMDACO President, Lance Hart. “This provides a new opportunity to better understand which products and concepts resonate with consumers from a wide region and share what we learn with our network of retail partners,” Hart said.

 

DEMDACO is open now at 1847 Village West Parkway, Suite K-125, between Kate Spade and Michael Kors in the west end of the center. In addition to signature merchandise, the Legends Outlets DEMDACO store features a refreshment area with Messenger coffee and baked goods available for purchase.

 

DEMDACO products are available at over 10,000 retailers nationwide as well as online. For more information about DEMDACO, please visit www.demdaco.com.