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Welcome to Avalon Mall

Welcome to Avalon Mall!

Avalon Mall has been Newfoundland and Labrador’s premier shopping and entertainment destination for over 50 years! 

We are proud to offer a diverse range of sought-after international, national, and local retail brands and entertainment options to the people of Newfoundland and Labrador! With over 140 stores to explore and 28 food service and dining locations to indulge in, there is truly something for everyone here.

A Brief History of Avalon Mall

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Originally opened in 1967, Avalon Mall quickly established itself and emerged as the premier shopping destination in St. John’s. At only one-storey tall with 35 stores, Avalon Mall has grown exponentially since to best serve our loyal shoppers and keep up with changing consumer wants.

Many visitors fondly remember one of our original tenants Woolco for being a bustling and lively department store for generations of shoppers. While Woolco eventually closed its doors and was replaced by Walmart and eventually Sears, it was an integral part of the original Avalon Mall community and provides lasting memories and nostalgia for its customers.

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Throughout the years, Avalon Mall has undergone several significant upgrades aimed at delivering the highest quality shopping experience for customers. While recent renovations have been some of the biggest to date, Avalon Mall has had many upgrades including adding our second storey in 1977 and expanding the upper level in 1987.

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In 2017, Avalon Mall proudly celebrated its 50th anniversary! To commemorate this milestone, an event was held to celebrate with a tribute remake by local musicians and comedians of the classic “Babylon Mall” song from 1981.

Revitalization and Redevelopment at Avalon Mall

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In 2021, Avalon Mall finished one of its most ambitious renovations yet after embarking on a $100 million redevelopment project with Crombie REIT which modernized the mall and enhanced the shopping experience for all visitors. This project used inclusive design to make the mall more accessible for guests, created spacious gathering places, built a new parking garage bringing us to over 2900 parking spaces, and developed new retail space for our valued tenants.

Our Commitment to Sustainability

At Avalon Mall, we are committed to operating sustainably with a focus on being an environmentally responsible shopping center. Our team has won multiple awards for these efforts including earning the BOMA BEST Gold Certification in 2022 and being named the BOMA Canada’s TOBY – Enclosed Retail winner for our efforts to reduce waste, and conserve water and energy.

We ask that our visitors join us in these efforts by properly disposing of waste and recycling, utilizing our water refill stations during your visit, and bringing reusable bags.

Together we can continue to be environmentally friendly leaders in the shopping centre industry.

Things to Do at Avalon Mall

With over 140 stores, there is something for everyone to find at Avalon Mall. Newfoundland’s premier one-stop shopping destination.

Avalon Mall is home to many stores unique to the province including Lululemon, Gap Factory Outlet, Bikini Village, and many more. 

To make your visit even more convenient, Avalon Mall offers a range of services designed to simplify your life. Whether you need banking assistance, a trip to the hair salon or barber shop, dental care, watch repairs, the pharmacy, or even a stop at Canada Post, we have you covered. 

Entertainment awaits at Avalon Mall! With an arcade, bowling alley, movie theatre, and special events hosted regularly. No matter your age or interests, there is something for everyone to enjoy at Avalon Mall.

Future Endeavors

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We look forward to bringing you all with us through Avalon Mall’s latest exciting chapter and are thrilled to announce that we will be launching regular blog posts to keep you informed and engaged!

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Our Guest Services Centre is located next to Scotiabank and offers a wide variety of services to assist you.

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48 Kenmount Road

St. John's, NL

A1B 1W3

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