Natural Grocers will open its fifth Arizona store — the company's 100th nationwide — at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 11, at 13802 N. Scottsdale Road Unit 110, in Scottsdale.
As part of the grand opening, Natural Grocers will have a ribbon cutting ceremony at 7:45 a.m., then distribute mystery gift cards to the first 100 customers in line. Gift cards will be in the amount of $5, $10, $25, $50 and $100. Customers won't know the amount of their gift card until they check out. The store will also offer a tasting of healthy and delicious food from the Paleo Wraps class. In addition, the all-female, Scottsdale-based mariachi band, Mariachi Pasión will perform live on opening day from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
The opening of the Scottsdale store will kick off with a series of free, grand-opening celebrations, including food tastings, cooking demonstrations and nutrition classes with nutrition experts. All activities will take place from noon to 4 p.m. on the following dates, unless noted:
- Thursday, Aug. 13, 4 - 6 p.m.: 60th Anniversary Ice Cream Social Celebration
- Saturday, Aug. 15: Taste of Summer Block Party featuring the Steele Sound band
- Saturday, Aug. 22: Back to School Blast!
- Saturday, Aug. 29: Local Product Expo and Tasting Fair
- Saturday, Sept. 5: Paleo Fair
Natural Grocers will provide the Scottsdale community with fresh produce that is exclusively USDA Certified Organic, as well as other healthy, affordable, organic and natural products. The store will feature a mix of national brands and locally grown, raised and manufactured products from Arizona in a small, friendly environment. The Scottsdale store will also feature a Nutritional Health Coach and offer free nutrition education classes to the public. Natural Grocers Scottsdale will be open seven days a week.
For more information, visit the Scottsdale store website.