Microsoft Popup Stores

Ready to get your Surface? Yeah, me too but where are you going to get it on release day (Oct 26th, 2012)?  How about a Microsoft Pop Up Store?  If you are not close to a true Microsoft store chances are a “pop up” may be coming to a mall near you.  Surface Geeks listen up! It’s time to gather some intelligence about these locations and report back with your findings.  A dedicated forums is now active and ready for each location below! Help spread the word and read on.

Let’s start with the pop up locations.

Aventura Mall – Aventura, FL
Beachwood Place – Beachwood, OH
Cherry Creek Shopping Center – Denver, CO
Dadeland Mall – Miami, FL
Eaton Centre – Toronto, Ontario
Fashion Mall at Keystone – Indianapolis, IN
Fashion Show Mall– Las Vegas, NV
Glendale Galleria – Glendale, CA
Mall at Green Hills – Nashville, TN
Mall in Columbia – Columbia, MD
Metropolis at Metrotown – Burnaby, BC
Montgomery Mall – Bethesda, MD
Natick Collection – Natick, MA
North Star Mall – San Antonio, TX
Oakridge Centre – Vancouver, BC
Penn Square Mall – Oklahoma City, OK
Perimeter Mall – Atlanta, GA
Roosevelt Field Mall – Garden, City, NY
Ross Park Mall – Pittsburgh, PA
Saint Louis Galleria – St. Louis, MO
San Francisco Centre – San Francisco, CA
South Shore Plaza – Braintree, MA
Southpark Mall – Charlotte, NC
Stonebriar Centre Mall – Frisco, TX
Streets at Southpoint – Durham, NC
Time Warner Center – The Shops at Columbus Circle – New York, NY
Washington Square– Portland, OR
West Edmonton Mall – Edmonton, Alberta
Westfarms Mall – West Hartford, CT
Westfield Garden State Plaza – Paramus, NJ
Woodland Hills Mall – Tulsa, OK
Woodlands Mall – Woodlands, TX

When I say “pop up” I’m not talking about a little kiosk that peddles cell phone bling or $20 ballcaps.  I’m talking a nice looking external store that should generate some buzz for Surface.  Ryan Lowdermilk showed us his store earlier today.  It looks fantastic.

(click for Ryan’s original linked image)

To find the one nearest you browse to:

At the top of this page you will see “Store Locations.”  Use the pick a store location and browse to your state or city.  Your Holiday store should be listed as coming soon but there are details within the page that should be helpful.  Here are the details for my location.  You can see below that Microsoft is providing the location inside the mall where the pop up can be found. Tastefully by the Abercrombie and Fitch!



So, if you are anywhere near one of these icons above you have some work to do this weekend!  Get to your store location.  Scope it out and take photos.  Come back to Surface Geeks and hit the forums.  There is a dedicated section for Microsoft Stores.  Start a post for your location and lets get talking about Surface. I would like to arrange a line party for my location!


I’m ready to stand in line, are you?

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