(USA TODAY) -- 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.
In addition to the Mall of America closure, other stores are opting to remain closed on Thanksgiving across the country.
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 BestBlackFriday.com of other stores that will be closed on Thanksgiving:
AT&T (Customer Service Closed; Select Retail Locations Closed)
Bed Bath & Beyond (Select Locations; Shoppers should call their local store)
BJ’s Wholesale Club
Cabela’s (Retail closed; Call Centers Open)
Christmas Tree Shops (Select Locations; Shoppers should call their local store)
Crate and Barrel
GameStop (5 a.m. Black Friday opening)
Gardner-White Furniture (8 a.m. Black Friday opening)
Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores
Nordstrom (non-store employees working )
P.C. Richard & Son
Pier 1 Imports
Raymour and Flanagan Furniture (8 a.m. Black Friday opening)
Sierra Trading Post
The Container Store
Von Maur (9 a.m. Black Friday opening)