Area-families are invited to join Grapevine Mills today October 29th, to attempt to break the Guinness World Record for most pumpkins carved simultaneously. This exciting event will be fun for the whole family!




Families encouraged to participate as shopping center aims to break world record on Thursday October 29th 2015.


GRAPEVINE, TX (October 5, 2015) – Grapevine Mills invites area-families to be a part of history when the shopping center attempts to break the Guinness World Record for most pumpkins carved simultaneously on October 29th, 2015


To break the record, Grapevine Mills needs 1,500 pumpkin carvers to participate. Attendees will receive their own pumpkin and a pumpkin carving tool set to take home after the event.


Pumpkin carving begins promptly at 6 PM with the lighting ceremony at 7 PM. Area-residents do not want miss seeing the shopping center’s parking lot aglow when the 1,500 uniquely carved pumpkins are lit and Grapevine Mills breaks the Guinness Word Record!


“This event will be an evening of fun for the whole family,” said Trudy Creswell, director of marketing at Grapevine Mills. “We want the entire Grapevine community to take part in this entertaining and historic effort.”


To fully embrace the Halloween spirit, children are encouraged to wear their costumes during the event. We ask participants to refrain from toy weapons, scary or gory costumes, or masks to maintain a family-friendly atmosphere.


Those wishing to participate can pre-register at or visit the Grapevine Mills Guest Services booth located at Entrance 3*. Registration will also be available starting at 4:30 PM the day of the event. Participants under 12 years of age can register for just $5 and will receive a Simon KIDGITS membership with their participation. Those over 12 years old can also register for $5. Participation for current KIDGITS members is free of charge. All participants will receive a Grapevine Mills coupon book.


*As of October 27, Guest Services is relocating near Victoria’s Secret.


For more information, call (972) 724-4900, visit or like Grapevine Mills on Facebook.


About Grapevine Mills
Grapevine Mills, the largest outlet and value retail shopping destination in North Texas, provides the ultimate shopping experience with more than 180 outlet and value retail stores including Neiman Marcus Last Call, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH, H&M, J.Crew, Forever 21, Banana Republic Factory Store, Guess Factory Store, Gap Factory Store, Tommy Hilfiger Company Store, Abercrombie & Fitch Outlet, Ann Taylor Loft, Nike Factory Store, Oakley Vault and Under Armour. Recently named “Best Kid-Friendly Shopping Center” by the readers of FortWorthChild and NorthTexasChild magazines, Grapevine Mills also

offers great restaurants including Rainforest Cafe and Chili’s, family entertainment experiences SEA LIFE

Grapevine Aquarium, LEGOLAND® Discovery Center and AMC® 30 Theatres featuring its In-Theatre Dining experience.

The property is currently undergoing a multimillion dollar renovation to create a more inviting and enriching shopping environment. Architectural facelifts, a reimagining of retail facades, sleek new flooring, contemporary energy efficient lighting and new soft seating groupings designed to maximize comfort will be completed in February of 2016.


Grapevine Mills, home to tax-free shopping for international guests, is located two miles north of DFW Airport on Highway 121N and Grapevine Mills Pkwy in Grapevine, TX, about 30 miles northwest of Dallas. It is open regularly from 10 a.m. – 9:30 p.m., Mon – Sat, and 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. on Sunday. During the holidays, hours are extended for guests’ shopping convenience. For more information on Grapevine Mills, please call (972) 724-4900 or visit  Like Grapevine Mills on Facebook at and follow us on Twitter @ShopGrapevine and on Instagram @shopgrapevine.


About The Mills, A Simon Company

The Mills®, one of Simon Property Group’s five real estate platforms, offers a unique brand of shopping with a mix of popular name brand outlets, value retailers and full-price stores, plus family-oriented dining and entertainment concepts. The Mills are well-located in major metropolitan markets and many are recognized as leading tourism destinations. Notable properties include Arundel Mills (Baltimore), Gurnee Mills (Chicago), Grapevine Mills (Dallas), Ontario Mills (Los Angeles), Opry Mills (Nashville), Potomac Mills (Washington, DC) and Sawgrass Mills (Ft. Lauderdale/Miami).


Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) is a S&P 100 company and a global leader in the retail real estate industry. Simon currently owns or has an interest in more than 325 retail real estate properties in North America, Asia and Europe comprising approximately 243 million square feet. Simon is headquartered in Indianapolis, Ind., and employs approximately 5,500 people in the United States.  For more information, visit the Simon Property Group website at