Savannah Mall Holds Train Retirement Party after 20 Years of Service

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Mall says goodbye to their beloved children’s train after 20 years of service. To say farewell, the Savannah Mall invites the public to a Train Retirement Party Sunday, June 29 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Center Court.

During the retirement party, train rides will be free for all children and adults. There will also be face painting and appearances of characters from “Puppet People”.

Families are also invited to participate in Savannah Mall’s Big Send-Off contest by uploading a photo of the family on the train to be entered to win several prizes, including tickets to see Thomas the Train, Billy Currington in concert, and holiday passes for rides on the new train coming to the Savannah Mall.

Arriving in November, the special edition, “Rio Grande Train” is being manufactured in Vincenza, Italy by Zamperla, Inc. The bright blue, yellow and red choo-choo will have 28 seats and a custom built track designed for the Savannah Mall.

Originated in 1990, the Savannah Mall, located at 14045 Abercorn St., features anchor stores Bass Pro Shops, Dillard’s, Target, Burlington Coat Factory and A.C. Moore. The 960,000-square-foot, two-level mall is also home to Victoria’s Secret, Bath & Body Works, Gymboree, Game Stop, Champs, Claire’s, Hibbet Sporting Goods, Kay Jewelers, Marks & Morgan Jewelers, Shoe Dept., Zales Jewelers, Rue 21, Cato, Savannah Piano, LiveOak Orchids, Fitness Emporium, Relentless Records and Vapors Smoke Shop. Virginia College offers a variety of classes in areas such as cosmetology, medical billing, culinary arts, business, healthcare and more. The Savannah Mall’s Food Court features Chick-fil-a, Savannah Gyro, Sbarro Italian Eatery, Saigon Flavors, China Max, Sakkio Japan, Cajun Café and Subway. Other dining options at the mall include Ruby Tuesdays and Texas Roadhouse, along with Savannah Candy Co., Cold Stone Creamery, the Nutty Bavarian and Pete’s Italian Ice. This summer, the Savannah Mall plans to open Toby Keith I love this Bar and Grill, Pole Position Raceway and Wing Shack. The Savannah Mall has a double-decker carousel in the Food Court and soft play area on the lower level for children. For leasing information, contact Becky Orsi-Faircloth, marketing/specialty leasing manager at 912.927.9663
 or For more information about the Savannah Mall, call 912.927.7467 or visit

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