About Crabtree Valley Mall in Raleigh, NC
What You'll Find at Crabtree
Make Crabtree Valley Mall the place you visit in Raleigh, NC "when all you want is everything."
With nearly 200 stores and dozens of restaurants to choose from, shoppers and diners will truly appreciate the options available to them at Crabtree. Popular shopping destination include H&M (the first in North Carolina), Forever 21, Apple Store, Disney Store and many more. Dining favorites include Kanki Japanese House of Steaks & Sushi, P.F. Chang's China Bistro, The Cheesecake Factory, Chick-Fil-A, Panera Bread and others.
In addition to food and shopping, our mall also hosts various events throughout the year to engage our visitors and the Triangle community alike. Past events have included concerts, visits with Santa, food drives and more.
History of the Mall
Crabtree Valley Mall opened its doors in 1972 in the same location it is today — on Glenwood Avenue, just off the I-440 Inner Beltline in Raleigh, NC.
The original store anchors of Crabtree Mall were Hudson Belk (now Belk), Sears, Miller & Rhoads, and Thalhimer's. Other shops, dining establishments and service providers included G.C. Murphy, Treasury Drug and Piccadilly Cafeteria. Originally built as a 251,000-square-foot shopping mall, today, Crabtree Valley Mall is home to more than 1,300,000 square feet of retail space.
Since opening more than 40 years ago, Crabtree Valley Mall has been a favorite of shoppers across Central and Eastern North Carolina. We welcome individuals and families from Raleigh, Cary, Apex, Morrisville, Durham, Chapel Hill and all surrounding areas in the Triangle, North Carolina, and beyond. As one of the largest malls in the Southeast, we've seen visitors from every corner of the country!