Great Wolf Lodge will open permanent shops in four locations including Minneapolis, Minn.; Colorado Springs, Colo.; Boston, Mass.; and Sandusky, Ohio beginning in mid-November. Inventory will consist of a wide assortment of plush, clothing and accessories as well as Great Wolf Lodge characters Wiley the Wolf, Brinley Bear, Sammy the Squirrel and Violet the Wolf, with corresponding outfits.
Build-A-Bear will establish seasonal pop-up shops at six Bass Pro Shops in Clarksville, Ind.; Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.; Springfield, Mo.; Fort Meyers, Fla.; Harrisburg, Pa.; and Denver, Colo.,
“Build-A-Bear is working with some of the best family-focused venues in the country this holiday season and beyond to bring our unforgettable Make-Your-Own experience to even more places people go for fun and entertainment,” says Chris Hurt, chief operations officer, Build-A-Bear Workshop. “From permanent installations to seasonal shops, Build-A-Bear and our world-class partners are helping loved ones create memories and spend more time together.”
Finally, Build-A-Bear will feature a holiday pop-up shop in St. Louis, the city where the company is head quartered. The shop will be a part of the Polar Bear Express Train Ride event at St. Louis Union Station. For the second year in a row, a seasonal pop-up will also take place at Fairmont Scottsdale Princess in Scottsdale, Ariz. during the resort’s yearly Christmas at the Princess festivities. Pop-ups will appear at Gaylord Hotels in Dallas, Texas; Nashville, Tenn.; Orlando, Fla.; and National Harbor, Md. as a part of the lodging company’s holiday celebrations as well.
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