New shopping attraction to open Friday in Altoona

ALTOONA Iowa (NBC) - Iowa's latest shopping attraction, The Outlets of Des Moines, is set to open Friday morning.

The 300,000 square foot facility houses stores including Nike, Vera Bradley and Converse.

A special charity preview night gave shoppers their first look inside on Thursday, Oct. 20.

Proceeds from the tickets went in to help local non-profit organizations.