The Esplanade is a two-storey shopping mall located at Esplanade Avenue in Kenner, Louisiana. The Esplanade is a Louisiana Tax Free Shopping Zone and just a few minutes drive from downtown New Orleans and Louis Armstrong International Airport.
The mall was officially opened on 9th October, 1983 at 10 am with 80 stores. The Theme of the mall was "Just your style" and was very popular for many years. In 2005 the mall sustained a flood damage from hurricane Katrina and was closed for a few weeks. One of the anchors, Macy's, reopened 3 years later. Esplanade never seemed to bounced back after Katrina. The mall is owned by Simon Property Group and offers about 100 shops, brand stores and dining options. The Esplanade is anchored by Macy's, Dillard's Clearance and Target. The Dillard's is an outlet Dillards and Macy's is now the only two-storey anchor but with quite limited offer of goods. It is sad but recently more and more brand stores and restaurants have been closed up in The Esplanade. In 2014 it was Ann Taylor Loft, Hollister and The Gap. In 2015 Chez Sophie restaurant left the mall. The Esplanade is home to Victoria's Secret, Old Navy, Express Men, Love Culture, American Eagle Outfitters, Earth Trading Company, Bath&Body Works, Charlotte Russe, rue21 and much more.
The food court has a little to offer.It has just Chick-Fil-A, Subway, Cedar Grill, Cafe du Monde, Dippin' Dots,Magic Kitchen and Smoothie King. As most of the Simon's mall, Esplanade has a children's soft play arena where kids can run and play whole day.
The mall is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 12 a.m. to 6 p.m. The opening hours may vary through the year.Deals, coupons and sales at The Esplanade, save up to 25 - 65% off. Enjoy designer outlet shopping experience and shopping, great deals and events at The Esplanade.
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Mall hours : Monday to Saturday 10am - 9pm, Sunday 12pm - 6pm.
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The Esplanade location : Louisiana - LA 70065-2845, Kenner, Directions from Jackson : Hwy 51 S/S State St, Continue to follow Hwy 51 S, Merge onto I-55 S, signs for Interstate 10 E/New Orleans and merge onto I-10 E, exit 223A-223B for LA-49/Williams Blvd toward N.O. International Airport, Louisiana 49 N, Directions from Baton Rouge : I-10 E toward I-12/New Orleans/Hammond, exit 223A-223B for LA-49/Williams Blvd toward N.O. International Airport, Louisiana 49 N.
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