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12/12/2013 - MDO Tattletale - First Edition

Want to know what's happening around Manchester, Vermont this holiday season? The MDO Tattletale is here to help. - Continue Reading

10/31/2013 - Urban expressions - Sponsored Story: Manchester Designer Outlets

Heading south of the border for holiday shopping is something of a Montreal tradition. In fact, in-the-know Montrealers have been visiting Manchester Designer Outlets, just a 4-hour drive away in Manchester, Vermont, for years. - Continue Reading

03/15/2013 - Montreal Gazette

Cross-border shopping: It’s worth an extra night! With higher duty-free limits, Montrealers are going farther south and finding new hunting grounds for deals. - Continue Reading

10/12/2012 - Marimekko opens first Outlet in the US

We invite all Marimekko friends to visit our new location and to join us for a special neighborhood event. Friday, October 12, 2012, 5 - 7pm. Join us for wine, lite bites, and an evening of color and community. - Continue Reading

08/13/2012 - Montreal Gazette

Winter Hops: While some ski, others can shop. One of the best destinations for dual-purpose ski/shopping trips is the southern Vermont town of Manchester Center, where three good ski hills play a complementary role to the main tourist attraction in town: Manchester Designer Outlets. - Continue Reading

07/05/2012 - Manchester Designer Outlets Presents Posh Pups Summer Parade to Benefit the Manchester Food Cupboard

Back by popular demand, on July 7, 2012, dogs and their owners will don their finest fashions and compete for prizes at the Posh Pups Summer Parade presented by Manchester Designer Outlets (MDO) in southern Vermont. Participants will strut their stuff down the Posh Pups Red Carpet to compete in three categories: Best Doggie Fashionista; Most Original Doggie Summer Ensemble; and Best Matching Doggie and Owner. Judges will award prizes such as gift certificates to restaurants, shops, inns and resorts, as well as other items to be announced. - Continue Reading

06/03/2011 - Manchester Designer Outlets Sponsors $60,000 Open Welcome Stake Series

East Dorset, Vermont — Manchester Designer Outlets and the retail brands it represents will once again be a major sponsor during the six-week Vermont Summer Festival horse show taking place July 6 to August 14, 2011, in East Dorset, VT.<br /> <br /> Each Friday of the Vermont Summer Festival, Manchester Designer Outlets will present the $10,000 Open Welcome Stake. The winner will take home their share of the prize money as well as a prize from the sponsoring brand. The sponsorship agreement with Manchester Designer Outlets, now in its sixth year, marks the largest and broadest local sponsorship in the history of the Vermont Summer Festival. - Continue Reading

06/10/2010 - Manchester Designer Outlets Continues to Sponsor $60,000 Open Welcome Stake Series

East Dorset, Vermont — Manchester Designer Outlets and the retail brands it represents will once again be a major sponsor during the six-week Vermont Summer Festival horse show taking place July 7 to August 15, 2010, in East Dorset, VT.<br /> <br /> Each Friday of the Vermont Summer Festival, Manchester Designer Outlets will present the $10,000 Open Welcome Stake. The winner will take home their share of the prize money as well as a prize from the sponsoring brand. The sponsorship agreement with Manchester Designer Outlets, now in its fifth year, marks the largest and broadest local sponsorship in the history of the Vermont Summer Festival. - Continue Reading

06/09/2008 - Manchester Designer Outlets to Sponsor $60,000 Open Welcome Stake Series

East Dorset, Vermont — Manchester Designer Outlets and the retail brands it represents will sponsor all six $10,000 Open Welcome Stake classes during the six-week Vermont Summer Festival taking place July 9 to August 17, 2008, in East Dorset, VT.<br /> <br /> The renewed and expanded agreement with Manchester Designer Outlets marks the broadest local sponsorship in the history of the Vermont Summer Festival. Polo/Ralph Lauren, Escada, Giorgio Armani, Hickey Freeman/Bobby Jones, Tumi, Lilly Pulitzer, Michael Kors, Furla, TSE, Betsey Johnson, Theory, Anichini and The Vermont Bird Place are the 13 Manchester Designer Outlets brands participating in this unique sponsorship agreement. The brands will be co-sponsoring each of the $10,000 Open Welcome Stakes held every Friday at 1 p.m. during the Vermont Summer Festival horse show. The winner and runner-up of each Open Welcome Stake will receive their share of the $10,000 purse as well as a prize valued at $1,000 from one of the sponsoring brands. - Continue Reading

05/21/2007 - Introducing Manchester Designer Outlets, America’s First Environmentally Healthy Shopping Experience

Long recognized for the sanguine effect of its fresh air and clean water, Vermont now offers designer outlet shoppers its first dose of "retail therapy" that not only makes men and women feel better for buying something new but is also environmentally healthy. Manchester Designer Outlets, an upscale designer outlet center, will feature "green elements" of construction and design, including experimentation with solar paneling, all conceived to provide a nontoxic shopping experience to its valued clients. - Continue Reading