Carbondale Illinois Welcomes New Party City Location

Carbondale's store offers jobs in a tight economy, and features Halloween costumes and accessories, birthday party supplies, and theme party merchandise from the Party City collection.

Online PR News – 28-September-2010 – – Halloween costumes and party supplies mega-retailer Party City is placing a store in Carbondale's University Place Shopping Center, joining T.J. Maxx and Chili's restaurant as the newest retailers in the former K-mart building, now fully occupied and completely remodeled. The Party City store is scheduled to open its doors just prior to Halloween, which for Party City is the biggest shopping holiday of the year.

"Party City is a leader in the party goods industry and is the country's premiere holiday specialty retailer," said Carbondale Mayor Brad Cole. "As the national and state economies continue to struggle, we are very excited to see this new store become a reality, bringing yet another well-known name to invest in Carbondale's retail market."

DLC Management Company, which manages University Place Shopping Center, confirms that Party City has signed a lease with the intention of opening the new store next to Dick's Sporting Goods by September 2010.

As the largest Halloween retailer in the United States, Party City also offers thousands of different Halloween costumes and accessories, as well as a complete line of Halloween decorations, birthday party supplies, baby shower supplies, theme party goods, and more .


Party City Corporation is America's largest party goods chain and Halloween retailer, operating more than 600 stores throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. Party City is a division of Amscan Holdings, Inc. (AHI) and has its headquarters in Rockaway, New Jersey. To learn more about Party City, please visit