America's largest shopping mall will be closed on Thanksgiving this year, and it's not the only shopping center that will have darkened windows.

The 520 stores in the Mall of America will have the option to remain open, though many will likely decide to close their doors.

The mall will officially re-open at 5 a.m. the day after Thanksgiving to kick off its Black Friday festivities.

READ: List of Triad Area Malls Closed on Thanksgiving

In addition to the Mall of America closure, other stores are opting to remain closed on Thanksgiving across the country.

NEW: List of Triad Area Stores OPEN on Thanksgiving

If you were planning on knocking out some pre-black Friday shopping at Marshalls or IKEA you may want to skip the trip. Here's a list compiled by of other stores that will be closed on Thanksgiving:

  • A.C. Moore
  • American Girl
  • Ann Taylor
  • Apple Stores
  • Ashley Furniture
  • AT&T (Customer Service Closed; Select Retail Locations Closed)
  • Barnes & Noble
  • Bed Bath & Beyond (Select Locations; Shoppers should call their local store)
  • BJ’s Wholesale Club
  • Blain's Farm & Fleet
  • Burlington Coat Factory
  • Cabela’s (Retail closed; Call Centers Open)
  • Christmas Tree Shops (Select Locations; Shoppers should call their local store)
  • Costco
  • Craft Warehouse
  • Crate and Barrel
  • Dillard’s
  • DSW
  • GameStop (5 a.m. Black Friday opening)
  • Gardner-White Furniture (8 a.m. Black Friday opening)
  • Guitar Center
  • H&M
  • Harbor Freight
  • HH Gregg
  • Hobby Lobby
  • Home Depot
  • HomeGoods
  • IKEA
  • Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores
  • Lowe’s
  • Mall of America (Subject to individual store changes)
  • Marshalls
  • Mattress Firm
  • Menards
  • Mills Fleet Farm
  • Neiman Marcus
  • Nordstrom (non-store employees working)
  • Nordstrom Rack
  • Office Max/Office Depot
  • Outdoor Research
  • P.C. Richard & Son
  • Patagonia
  • PepBoys
  • Petco
  • PetSmart
  • Pier 1 Imports
  • Pottery Barn
  • Publix
  • REI
  • REEDS Jewelers
  • Raymour and Flanagan Furniture (8 a.m. Black Friday opening)
  • Sam's Club
  • Sierra Trading Post
  • Sportsman's Warehouse
  • Staples
  • Sur La Table
  • The Container Store
  • Talbots
  • T.J. Maxx
  • Tractor Supply Company
  • True Value
  • Von Maur (9 a.m. Black Friday opening)

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