More than 60 malls across America will be closed on Thanksgiving — here's the full list

CBL Properties is taking a stand against Black Friday.

For the second year in a row, the mall operator that manages 62 malls across the country will close all of its locations for the entirety of Thanksgiving Day, according to a letter from its CEOStephen Lebovitz.

Lebovitz told CNBC that his company had "such overwhelming support from last year's decision," they felt "validated."

The move is in response to "Black Friday creep," which sees retailers opening earlier and earlier every year on Thanksgiving to capture crowds for "doorbuster" sales. CBL is marketing its move with the #makeThanksgivingyours hashtag.

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A woman exits a Costco Wholesale retail club in Austin, Texas, U.S. December 14, 2016. 
Shoppers make their way past a Crate & Barrell store at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg, Illinois, October 22, 2007.
A Home Depot store is seen in Long Beach, California, U.S., September 8, 2016. 
Shoppers stand in line for the grand opening of the new IKEA Sweden AB store in Burbank, California, U.S., on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017. The new store employs approximately 575 coworkers (including 150 new hires) and features approximately 1,700 parking spaces with six electric vehicle charging stations.
A Marshalls store which is owned by TJX Cos Inc in Pasadena, California U.S., May 15, 2017. 
A Lowe's retail store is shown in Carlsbad, California, U.S., May 24, 2017. 
The outdoor sign seen at the Cabela's store in Denver February 16, 2017. 
A shopper enters a Neiman Marcus store in Oak Brook, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, May 2, 2005. The upscale department store chain said on May 2 it agreed to be bought by two private equity firms for about $5.1 billion, sending its shares down nearly six percent.
Petco store at Jacksonville Beach, Florida, USA.
A shopper walks towards a TJ Maxx store in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S., on Monday, May 15, 2017. The TJX Cos. is scheduled to release earnings figures on May 16. 
MOORESTOWN, NEW JERSEY, UNITED STATES - 2012/04/04: A. C. Moore Arts and Crafts Store. (Photo by John Greim/LightRocket via Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 05: View of fans queueing outside before TV personality Nicole Curtis attends a book signing of her new memoir, 'Better Than New' at Cost Plus World Market on November 5, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for Cost Plus World Market)
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Passers-by walk along the street, outside an H&M retail shop, on 16th February 2017, in the City of London, England. (Photo by Richard Baker / In Pictures via Getty Images)
A HomeGoods Inc. store stands in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S., on Monday, May 15, 2017. The TJX Cos. is scheduled to release earnings figures on May 16. Photographer: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Retailers that have an exterior entrance in malls will be allowed to open early, however, even if the mall itself is closed until 6 a.m. on Black Friday.

Some retailers, like TJ Maxx, Neiman Marcus, and Costco, have already started announcing whether they will be open or closed on Thanksgiving Day.

Here's the full list of CBL malls that will be closed:

  • Acadiana Mall in Lafayette, Louisiana
  • Alamance Crossing in Burlington, North Carolina
  • Arbor Place in Douglasville, Georgia
  • Asheville Mall in Asheville, North Carolina
  • Brookfield Square in Brookfield, Wisconsin
  • Burnsville Center in Burnsville, Minnesota
  • Cary Towne Center in Cary, North Carolina
  • Chapel Hills Mall in Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • CherryVale Mall in Rockford, Illinois
  • Coastal Grand in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
  • CoolSprings Galleria in Franklin, Tennessee
  • Cross Creek Mall in Fayetteville, North Carolina
  • Dakota Square Mall in Minot, North Dakota
  • East Towne Mall in Madison, Wisconsin
  • EastGate Mall in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Eastland Mall in Bloomington, Illinois
  • Fayette Mall in Lexington, Kentucky
  • Friendly Center in Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Frontier Mall in Cheyenne, Wyoming
  • Greenbrier Mall in Chesapeake, Virginia
  • Hamilton Place in Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Hanes Mall in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Harford Mall in Bel Air, Maryland
  • Hickory Point Mall in Forsyth, Illinois
  • Honey Creek Mall in Terre Haute, Indiana
  • Imperial Valley Mall in El Centro, California
  • Janesville Mall in Janesville, Wisconsin
  • Jefferson Mall in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Kirkwood Mall in Bismark, North Dakota
  • Laurel Park Place in Livonia, Michigan
  • Layton Hills Mall in Layton, Utah
  • Mall del Norte in Laredo, Texas
  • Mayfaire in Wilmington, North Carolina
  • Meridian Mall in Okemos, Michigan
  • Mid Rivers Mall in St. Peters, Missouri
  • Monroeville Mall in Monroeville, Pennsylvania
  • Northgate Mall in Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Northpark Mall in Joplin, Missouri
  • Northwoods Mall in Charleston, South Carolina
  • Oak Park Mall in Overland Park, Kansas
  • Old Hickory Mall in Jackson, Tennessee
  • Park Plaza in Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Parkdale Mall in Beaumont, Texas
  • Parkway Place in Huntsville, Alabama
  • Pearland Town Center in Pearland, Texas
  • Post Oak Mall in College Station, Texas
  • Richland Mall in Waco, Texas
  • South County in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Southpark Mall in Colonial Heights, Virginia
  • St. Clair Square in Fairview Heights, Illinois
  • Stroud Mall, Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
  • Sunrise Mall, Brownsville in Texas
  • Triangle Town Center in Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Turtle Creek Mall in Hattiesburg, Mississippi
  • Valley View Mall in Roanoke, Virginia
  • Volusia Mall in Daytona Beach, Florida
  • West County Center in St. Louis, Missouri
  • West Park Mall in Giraradeau, Missori
  • West Towne Mall in Madison, Wisconsin
  • WestGate Mall in Spartanburg, South Carolina
  • Westmoreland Mall in Greensburg, Pennsylvania
  • York Galleria in York, Pennsylvania

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