Some Houston Premium Outlets Deals for Tax-Free Weekend

ladies shopping at an outdoor center

Just when you thought the deals at Houston Premium Outlets couldn’t get any better, in rolls Tax-Free Weekend! This outlet mall is only 20 minutes away from Wildwood Community and is outdoors, so be sure to bring some water to stay hydrated while you and your children are walking around. Here’s a rundown of the need-to-knows on eligible items for Tax-Free Weekend, and a round-up of even sweeter deals at our community's local shopping center –

Tax-Free Eligible Items:

  • Nonathletic clothing and footwear under $100
    • Tennis shoes and jogging suits qualify for the exemption
  • Backpacks (including messenger bags and backpacks with wheels)
    • Up to 10 backpacks per seller
  • School Supplies
    • Binders, Calculators, Crayons, Erasers, Folders, Legal Pads, Lunch Boxes, Markers, Notebooks, Paper (excluding printing paper), Pencils, Pens, Rulers, etc. For a full list of eligible school supplies, see the Texas Comptroller list

Information about Tax-Free Eligible Items on Special Purchases: 

  • If purchasing school supplies on a business account, a exemption certificate is required.
    • A exemption certificate is a properly completed Form 01-339 (Texas Sales and Use Tax Exemption Certificate) to be given to the seller

**For more information on Texas’s Qualifying Tax-Exempt items, visit the Texas Comptroller website

Parents, Houston Premium Outlets also has a Back to School Scavenger Hunt to involve the kids, too!

Back to School Scavenger Hunt
    Saturday, August 10 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
    Have your 10 years and younger kids hunt for logoed apples around the outlet. Bring one back to guest services to receive a prize! More information here

As for Back to School shopping this weekend, keep in mind that sports bags, duffels and luggage sets will not be tax-exempt. This sale is technically more for your kids, but that shouldn’t stop you from reaping the benefits either. Here's a short list of some of Houston Premium Outlet's deals to save you loads of money on top of Tax-Free weekend: 

  • Attic Salt
    • BOGO 50% off on T-Shirts
    • All apparel and backpacks are tax-free
    • August 8-12
  • Banana Republic Factory Store
    • 50-70% off Shorts, Tees and Tanks
    • Now – August 12
  • Carter’s 
    • $5 and Up Doorbusters
      • Now-August 13
    • Tees, leggings and dresses
      • 50% off clothing
      • Now-August 13
  • Columbia
    • Up to 60% off
      • Now – August 20
    • Grand Re-Opening
      • Free Chocolate and Free Columbia tote (While supplies last) with every purchase
  • Converse
    • BOGO 75% Off Sneakers
    • August 9-11
    • *Excludes Chuck Taylor All Star core classic colors
  • J.Crew Factory
    • Early Bird Special: Shop early to take an additional 20% off your entire purchase
      • August 10-11
      • Saturday: 8am – 9 am
      • Sunday: 9am – 10am 
    • In-Store Savings
      • August 7-13
      • 60% off Storewide
      • Extra 20% off for Students and Teachers with Valid ID
  • New Balance Factory Store
    • BOGO 50% Off
    • Additional 30% off already discounted items
    • Now – August 13
  • Old Navy Outlet
    • Up to 70% off storewide
    • $2 / $4 / $6 / $8 items
    • Up to 50% off select Adult Jeans, Adult Tops, and Adult Shorts
    • Now – August 11
  • OshKosh B’Gosh
    • Up to 50% off tops, pants, and more
    • Now – August 13
  • Perry Ellis
    • Save up to 70% off on select styles
    • August 2-20
  • Reebok Outlet 
    • 50% off the entire store (Footwear, Apparel, Accessories)
    • Buy 1 pair of shoes, get socks for $5
    • Now – August 13
  • Skechers
    • BOGO 50% Off your second pair
    • August 6-13
    • *Cannot be combined with other discounts or promotions