The Danbury Fairgrounds started in 1821 as a small agricultural fair. It was a place to show off your crops, cooking, and farm animals. Starting in 1932, there was a car race track on the fairgrounds. Every Saturday night in the summer and early fall, you could go and see the stock car races. The Danbury Fair Mall opened in the year of 1986. In 2005, the Wilmorite Corporation sold the mall to The Macerich Company.
Danbury Fair is one of the largest shopping malls in the state of Connecticut and is the fifth largest in New England. This amazing shopping experience is effortlessly accessible. It is located off Interstate 84 and Route 7. There are approximately 200 retailers and eateries. Danbury Fair is home to retail favorites like Apple, Brooks Brothers, bebe, Coach, Michael Kors, J. Crew, Ann Taylor Loft, Banana Republic, Foot Locker, Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn and so many more. The great stores just keep on coming, such as this year's new XXI Forever 21, Dick's Sporting Goods and The Cheesecake Factory and Brio Tuscan Grille.
L.L.Bean will take the remaining 15,000 square feet of space as part of the repurposing of the former’s Filene’s department store in 2012..L.Bean prepares to celebrate its 100-year history.
They are looking ahead to the next 100 years of product innovation, expertise and sharing their passion for the outdoors with future generations.
Our soul-satisfying food court, sit-down restaurants and even a whimsical carousel, all add to Connecticut's best shopping experience.
It's why you love to come here. The newest styles, exciting brands — and it's all fresh all the time. Every visit is a chance to re-invent your look or maybe just discover your next favorite thing.
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Fuel your shopping spirit with a relaxed moment for lunch, an uplifting coffee or another favorite treat (we won't tell!). Delicious food makes great shopping even tastier.
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A Great Escape
Slip away from the everyday. Take time for yourself to relax and recharge. Our inviting spaces and wonderful stores always refresh with new possibilities.
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