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Marketfair’s Ultimate Guide to Black Friday

Thanksgiving Day is this week — which means Black Friday is right around the corner! We’ve been preparing for months to bring you the best deals Fayetteville has to offer. Here’s our special Marketfair Black Friday round-up to guide you through everyone’s favorite shopping holiday:

  • Love shopping but hate waking up for early morning deals? Grab a cup of espresso, coffee or tea to keep you energized while you browse your favorite stores!
  • Does your home need an upgrade in preparation for the new year? New flooring will make any home look brand new.
  • In the mood to spice up your lunch or dinner after a long day of shopping? We guarantee you’ll be able to find a few dishes that weren’t on your Thanksgiving table.
  • If you’d rather kick back and relax while the rest of the family shops, grab a movie ticket and catch up on the latest Hollywood flicks.
  • What’s one thing kids and adults will always agree on? Candy-filled stockings are a must-have. Get a head start and stock up on your family’s favorite treats!
  • Who wants to cook after spending Thanksgiving in the kitchen? Grab a sandwich, salad or milkshake instead! You can even order online!
  • Looking to work off those Thanksgiving calories? Design your own workout in a completely Judgement Free Zone.

We hope all of our Fayetteville shoppers have a happy holiday! Can’t wait to see you out and about this Black Friday!

Trunk or Treat with Marketfair

Head over to Marketfair shopping center on Saturday, Oct. 28 to get a head start on your Halloween candy collection! We’re hosting a “Trunk or Treat” event for the Fayetteville community the Saturday before Halloween from 5 to 7:30 p.m., and you won’t want to miss it! Local favorite shops Good Living Coffee Zone, Rocket Fizz and Kids in Sports will also be taking part in the skele-fun!

The three best decorated cars will receive a special prize at the end of the event, and we’ll have other wicked awesome activities including Pumpkin Ball, Cupcake Walk and Ghost Bowling. You can RSVP to the event over on Marketfair’s Facebook page. Registered cars should arrive and set up between 4 to 4:45 p.m., the trunk registration form is available here or you can contact glczllc@goodlivingcoffeezone.com for more information. We hope to see you there for all the festivities!

Refreshing Summer Treats from Marketfair

Looking for the perfect summer refreshment? We’ve got you covered! These three refreshments are guaranteed to cool you down in the summer heat here in Fayetteville.

Craving something sweet and fruity? This light banana berry smoothie, inspired by the tasty offerings at Good Living Coffee Zone, is the perfect breakfast or snack.

  • Combine 2 cups frozen mixed berries, 1 cup strawberry flavored yogurt, 1 banana sliced, 1 cup milk and ½ teaspoon of sugar in a blender
  • Blend until smooth and enjoy

Classic sweet tea is guaranteed to satisfy just about anyone, especially around lunch time with a sandwich from Which Wich.

  • Sprinkle a pinch of baking soda (to help with bitterness) into a 64-ounce glass pitcher
  • Pour in 2 cups boiling water and add 6 tea bags. Cover and allow to steep for 15 minutes
  • Remove tea bags and stir ¾ cup of white sugar until dissolved
  • Pour in 6 cups cool water and refrigerate until cold

Watermelon soda from Rocket Fizz is always a favorite summer flavor– try these watermelon popsicles for the perfect pick me up after a hot day!

  • Add 2 ½ cups of cubed watermelon, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, ¼ cup white sugar and ½ cup raspberries into a blender
  • Blend on high until the sugar has dissolved and the mixture is smooth
  • Pour the mixture into ice pop molds and insert sticks
  • Freeze overnight

Marketfair Mother’s Day Gift Guide

ICYMI: Mother’s Day is just around the corner! We’ve rounded up some great gift ideas from our Marketfair stores, perfect for every type of mom in Fayetteville and beyond! Make sure you plan ahead to have something special for mom this year.

For the Adventurous Mom: Hiking and camping season is upon us – surprise your nature-loving mom with a new pair of hiking boots or a tent for the upcoming summer season.

For the Movie-Obsessed Mom: Spend some quality time together with a one-on-one trip to the movies. If you’re an Amy Schumer fan, you’ll love her mother-daughter adventure in “Snatched,” coming out Mother’s Day weekend at Carmike Cinemas.

For the Active Mom: If your mom never misses her afternoon walk around the neighborhood, there’s no better way to say, “Keep up the hard work!,” than with a membership from Planet Fitness!

For the Indulgent Mom: Satisfy your mom’s sweet tooth with a candy gift basket. Rocky Fizz puts together a variety of gift baskets such as the “nostalgia” gift basket, which is sure to tug at her heartstrings.

For the Relaxed Mom: Thank your mom for all those times she’s pampered you by returning the favor. A manicure-pedicure treatment is the perfect way to spoil her!

For the Foodie Mom: If your mom is a foodie who loves snapping pictures of her food, treat her to excellent fine dining Indian experience at Marketfair’s newest restaurant, Tandoori Bites.

Fall Recipes from Marketfair

The holidays are a time where many of us can be found in the kitchen! Why not experiment with some new, easy dishes and treats? Here are three awesome fall recipes inspired by our Marketfair restaurants:

Put your Thanksgiving leftovers to good use by creating the ultimate savory sandwich, inspired by Which Wich’s Thank You Turkey Sandwich!

  • Toast two slices of bread of your choice
  • Add leftover sliced turkey – thick or thin!
  • Add leftover stuffing
  • Top with two tablespoons of cranberry sauce

Your leftover veggies don’t have to go to waste, either! Heat up the kitchen with an easy Hibachi Vegetables recipe inspired by Mikoto Japanese Express.

  • Slice vegetables of your choice (zucchini, carrots and onion work well!) and saute in oil
  • Once the veggies are soft, pour in one tablespoon of soy sauce, two tablespoons of terryaki sauce and season to taste with salt and pepper
  • Cook until tender, about 10 minutes
  • Sprinkle with seasame seeds and serve hot!

If you’re not looking to whip up food in the kitchen but want a tasty seasonal beverage, try Rocket Fizz’s Pumpkin Pie flavored soda or make your own Pumpkin Spiced Latte at home!

  • In a small saucepan over low heat, whisk ½ cup of milk, one tablespoon of sugar, one tablespoon of pumpkin puree, a teaspoon of pumpkin pie spice and ½ teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • Simmer for 5 minutes. Whisk in remaining 1/2 cup of milk
  • Pour the mixture through a fine-mesh sieve to remove the pulp. Place the mixture back in the pan and whisk for 2 minutes while it simmers
  • Add ¼ cup brewed coffee or espresso and whisk until foamy

How We Said Goodbye to Summer!

Around 400 members of the Fayetteville community gathered to say goodbye to summer and hello to the new school year at our block party last weekend! We had a blast with everyone – from eating delicious free food from Which Wich and Mikoto Japanese Express, to visiting the complimentary face painting booth and playing outdoor games from Gander Mountain. 

Here’s a recap of some of the fun activities that went on and were made possible by our Marketfair shopping center stores: 

  • The Rocket Fizz soda tasting station and bottle ring toss game were definitely crowd favorites! The candy and soda pop shop also raffled off gift baskets and gift cards to a few lucky winners.
  • DJ Tommy King kept the party going with his fun mix of tunes!
  • Sports lovers enjoyed our interactive football and volleyball toss station provided by our newest tenant, Kids in Sports! Some raffle prize winners also went home with backpacks and gift cards!
  • Many guests left with other raffle prize winnings like free movie tickets to Carmike, gift cards, backpacks, a tablet from H.H. Gregg and free one-year memberships to Planet Fitness.

Thanks to everyone who came out and made this year’s Back-to-School Block Party a huge success! We are so grateful for everyone’s support – together we raised hundreds of dollars for our charity partner the Cumberland County District PTA Council, and we’ll also be donating another $1,000 on behalf of Marketfair. Here’s to a great 2016-2017 school year! 

 

Back-to-School Block Party

Feeling the end of summer blues? Join us at our Back-to-School Block Party this Saturday, Aug, 27 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. to gear up for school in a fun way for the whole family! We are bringing the community together to experience free food, music, games, tastings and activities for all ages.

Everyone from children to parents are sure to have a good time at this event that includes free face painting, a soda tasting station from Rocket Fizz and complimentary massage chair sessions from Planet Fitness. For sports lovers, our newest tenant Kids In Sports will even have volleyball serve and football toss lessons!

All guests will have the chance to enter our raffle giveaways for exciting prizes that range from backpacks to tablets to a year-long Planet Fitness membership. Raffle tickets will be available for only $1 and all proceeds will directly benefit the Cumberland County District PTA. May the odds be in your favor!

Start this school year out the right way by joining the Fayetteville community at our Block Party – we will see you there!

 

Taste of Summer: Rocket Fizz Soda Pop & Candy Shop

Calling all fans of fizz! Featuring a selection of 500 glass-bottled sodas, Rocket Fizz would like you to come and taste the flavors of summer to find your favorite pop!

Carrying hundreds of soda flavors from its own line, Rocket Fizz offers classics and unique treats alike. Come try Banana Nut, Rocket Fuel and Marshmallow. Or, get fruity with Watermelon, Cherry Cola and Orange Cream!

Other soda lines include unique flavors like ranch dressing, bacon and buffalo wing in Lester’s Fixins, Melba’s Fixins, Martian Soda, Fluids Soda and Gourmet Sodas. For the star struck fans, Rocket Fizz carries a line called Soda Pop Labels of Fame featuring drink names such as “Kourtney’s Baby Bubblies” and “Snooki’s Wild Cherry.”

For more traditional soda lovers, the store also boasts more than 75 kinds of root beer.

Find the nearest Rocket Fizz right here in Fayetteville in the Marketfair Shopping Center!

Announcing Our Newest Tenant

Kids In Sports is joining the retail, dining and cinema destination, which is located at 1916 Skibo Rd. The specialized educational franchise that teaches children ages 12 months to 12 years sports fundamentals in a safe, fun, friendly and supportive environment, is opening it’s first North Carolina location in our Fayetteville shopping plaza in the fall of 2016.

Kids In Sports aims to make a difference in local communities and future generations by helping youth develop skills that lead to long-term success in life. The company offers multi-sport or sport-specific classes in baseball, basketball, football, floor hockey, lacrosse, soccer, volleyball and more, as well as a preschool and after school programs. All classes are designed to offer a combined learning experience that engages the child’s mind as well as their bodies. During summer and holiday breaks throughout the year, Kids In Sports also hosts weekly camps, parties and picnics.

“We are ecstatic that North Carolina’s first Kids In Sports location will be opening at Marketfair shopping center,” said Sonji Clyburn, franchise owner of the local Kids In Sports. “As an Army veteran and Fayetteville native, it’s an honor to bring this educational youth sports program to the community and serve as a building block for young athletes by coaching them on sportsmanship, teamwork, respect and communication. Founders Michael Strutt and Kenneth Colon are extremely passionate about this new location, and we all can’t wait to share our fun and innovative concept with kids in the area.”

This new shopping center addition joins anchors Carmike Cinemas, Gander Mountain and H.H. Gregg, as well as Planet Fitness, Mikoto Japanese Express, Which Wich Superior Sandwiches, Rocket Fizz Soda Pop & Candy Shop, Ruby Nails, Lumber Liquidators, Pioneer Services and The Air Force Recruiting.

“We’re proud to help introduce such a positive youth-oriented program to the Fayetteville community,” said Dusty Wiederhold, founding principal at WSB Retail Partners. “Kids In Sports is a perfect addition to the centrally-located lifestyle destination and we are extremely excited to welcome them to the Marketfair shopping center family.”

Grant-Murray Real Estate, a Fayetteville-based full-service commercial real estate firm, represented the shopping center on the new tenant transaction. Remaining available spaces range from 2,000 to 7,000 square feet. For additional leasing information, visit our leasing page, and to stay up-to-date on the latest Marketfair news visit facebook.com/shopmarketfair.

Gifts for Everyone this May

This time of year has a lot of occasions for celebrating, and for gift giving. Whether you are commemorating the milestone of your special graduate, Memorial Day or Father’s Day, Marketfair shopping center in Fayetteville has the best retailers for all your shopping needs:

  • Manicures and pedicures, oh my! Treat the glamour girl in your life to Ruby Nails – she deserves to be pampered after her hard work.
  • Carmike Marketfair 15 has the classic gift card for the movie fanatic in your life! Order one with your desired amount for an entertaining gift that keeps giving.
  • Give the gift of a healthy lifestyle to the fitness guru you know. Whether you select the $10 or Black Card membership, belonging to Planet Fitness has its perks that any gym buff would appreciate!
  • Appeal to their sweet tooth at Rocket Fix Soda Pop & Candy Shop! Give the sugar-fiend an out of this world gift basket with a super sweet tasty selection filed with original, incredible and all together totally unique items.
  • Looking for a tent perfect for a summer camping trip? Gander Mountain has all kinds of gifts for the outdoor enthusiast. Purchase an item off their wish list or give the gift of options with a gift card!
  • HH Gregg has the most up to date electronics that your favorite tech buff would enjoy. Find the coolest home theater or audio system, laptops, TVs, tablets, phones and more that will be sure to wow.

Marketfair loves to be your one stop shop for any occasion.