Poughkeepsie Mall Announces New Operating Hours
New Year, new hours for the popular mall.
Over the last few years, the Poughkeepsie Galleria had to shift its operating hours due to a few circumstances. Obviously the first was the outbreak of COVID and just like many businesses in the Hudson Valley, the Galleria was forced to shorten the shopping day.
At the beginning of 2022, the Galleria announced that they were going to be open Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m.- 7 p.m. and from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Sundays. The hours of operation changes led to many stores closing earlier than they ever had before, which then led to employees losing hours and losing money.
New Hours at Poughkeepsie Galleria
As the new year 2023 starts we have great news for shoppers and employees of stores inside the Poughkeepsie Galeria as the popular mall has announced that they are now going to be open for business longer. The new hours at the Galeriia are as follows:
Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Sunday from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
There are numerous stores in the Galleria that operate with alternate hours including Target, 110 Grill, Best Buy, Dicks, and a few others. You can see their hours of operation online here.
Poughkeepsie Galleria's New Hours a Good Idea?
Many say yes, but there is a small section of folks that have taken to social media to share concerns about the mall being open longer. One commenter (that misunderstood the new hour's announcement) said, "wow it's good they are closeing early at night. they're always so many fights in that mall which is why the Poughkeepsie Galleria needs to have the Police there at night and put on more security at night. thank God. !!!"
Poughkeepsie Galleria Parental Escort Policy
Back in 2005, the Poughkeepsie Galleria responded to issues with kids fighting and causing problems as mentioned above by putting a parental escort policy into effect at the mall. The policy states that any person under the age of 18 visiting the Poughkeepsie Galleria must be accompanied by a parent or guardian over the age of 21. The escort policy is in effect at the mall on Fridays and Saturdays from 4 p.m. until closing. You can see the entire escort policy here.
The Poughkeepsie Galleria is located at 2001 South Road (Route 9) in Poughkeepsie, NY.