Attention Seattle area American Girl fans! The American Girl Seattle store located in the Alderwood Mall in Lynnwood (a suburb of Seattle) is scheduled to have its Grand Opening weekend July 16-17, 2011. If you are planning on going opening weekend expect long lines and a “group” ticketing system to get in. When the Washington, DC store opened they did what they call a “soft open” a few days ahead of time for press and to give the store staff practice in anticipation of the huge crowds on opening weekend. There is no guarantee they will do a soft open for Seattle, but if you happen to be in the neighborhood the week prior, it might not hurt to check it out.
The Seattle store will be a boutique and bistro set up like the newly opened Washington, DC store. It will carry all the historical collection, contemporary collection, Bitty, the Bitty Twins, books and clothes for girls. It will also have a restaurant, doll hair salon, party room and will host special events.
If you go to the Seattle store, we’d love to hear about it or share pictures. You can email them to firstname.lastname@example.org.