On Tuesday, August 11, Natural Grocers opens at 8 a.m. at 13802 North Scottsdale Road Unit 110 in Scottsdale. The new Scottsdale location is the store’s 100th location nationwide.
Natural Grocers will celebrate with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 7:45 a.m. and will then distribute mystery gift cards to the first 100 customers in line, ranging from $5 to $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 to 10:30 a.m. The party continues throughout the rest of August and into September with a variety of events:
- Thursday, August 13: 60th Anniversary Ice Cream Social Celebration (4 – 6 p.m.)
- Saturday, August 15: Taste of Summer Block Party
- Saturday, August 22: Back to School Blast
- Saturday, August 29: Local Product Expo and Tasting Fair
- Saturday, September 5: Paleo Fair