New Microsoft retail store opens at Westfarms mall in Connecticut

On March 1, Microsoft opened the doors to its 53rd full-line retail store at Westfarms in West Hartford, Conn.

That morning, Microsoft welcomed more than 1,312 customers, partners, community organizations and onlookers who lined up to celebrate the opening of the newest store. As part of the grand opening, Microsoft invited customers to score tickets to a special performance by Florida Georgia Line.

Here’s what some of the attendees had to say about the event, via Twitter:

@Jderoy91 tweeted how waiting in line for the store to open for 19 hours was well worth it:

@viktorxbelmont tweeted a picture of his Major Nelson-signed Xbox during Saturday’s community gaming event:


@dallard25 tweeted how nothing was better than a free country show except her new Surface:


@karifig16 tweeted how Microsoft gave her the best Sunday ever:


Check out the Microsoft store Facebook and Twitter to find out if there’s a Microsoft store opening near you!

Microsoft News Center Staff