"Today I was looking for a purse, slacks, and shoes."
"Today I have to get a few last minute items for my nephews. They want athletic wear, also for my cousins. You know, just some little pick up items.
"Just basically getting the kids out of the way for this Christmas."
That's just a few things these last minute holiday shoppers were looking for at Bonita Lakes Mall on Saturday. They, along with many others, packed out the mall in search of last minute deals. Some have been shopping since Black Friday and are looking to finish up shopping this weekend, while others have waited until now to start.
"I'm last minute. We're both last minute shoppers."
"I've been shopping all season."
"I try to start shopping at the beginning of the season, but it just kind of got away from me this time."
The crowds and traffic couldn't deter these shoppers from getting out to find the perfect present to put under the tree.
"The mall is very crowded today. The parking lots are full. People are out everywhere doing last minute shopping."
"There are some very good prices. Things that are cheaper than they were before, so I'm getting some really good deals."
Malls and shopping centers are expected to stay packed all the way through Christmas Eve.