Maryland's Tax Free week is back! From August 12-18, qualifying purchases under $100 will be exempt from the 6% sales tax. Shoes and clothing under $100 qualify, as do backpacks under $40. The Mall in Columbia is your one stop shop for all things back to school!

The Mall in Columbia Plaza

Macy's is your one stop shop for all things back to school, with a wide selection of clothing, shoes, and even backpacks. Macy's is located right in the Mall in Columbia, so when you're done your back to school shopping, take a stroll through the 200+ shops and restaurants located in and around the mall! Kids and adults of all ages can find exactly what they're looking for here. Make it a memorable end of the summer by taking your kids to Main Event Entertainment, where you can spend the rest of the day bowling, playing laser tag, and indulging in their many video games. The mall also holds free outdoor concerts every Wednesday starting at 6pm, as well as Family Fun Days every Thursday at 10am.

The Mall in Columbia is also home to several excellent restaurants, including Seasons 52, Maggiano's, and Walrus and Oyster! If your kids is more of a picky eater, don't worry. The mall holds and extensive food court, perfect for every kid. Enjoy a nice "goodbye summer" meal with your family, and make this an end of summer experience your kids won't forget!

Exterior photo of Historic Savage Mill

Shopping doesn't stop at The Mall in Columbia, check out Historic Savage Mill or other amazing shopping locations around Howard County here.