Surprise Birthday Party at Metropolitan Market

I have just received confirmation that something FANTASTIC is going to happen at Metropolitan Market Uptown today at noon! Apparently not even the staff members know about the surprise event, which is in honor of Metropolitan Market’s 40th birthday. Be sure to grab your cameras and head on down – I will see you there!

Metropolitan Market 40th birthday to bring surprise production to staff and customers

WHAT: June 2011 marks Metropolitan Market’s 40th birthday, and June 8 marks day one of a 40-day celebration of firsts. To commemorate this special milestone, Metropolitan Market staff and customers alike will be entertained to believe that they are no longer at an ordinary supermarket.

WHY: Metropolitan Market is celebrating 40 years of bringing unique finds and fresh product to the Seattle area. The independent grocer has grown from its single location as Queen Anne Thriftway to six thriving Metropolitan Market locations across Puget Sound.

WHO: Metropolitan Market staff and customers
Media interviews with all participants are available

WHEN: Wednesday, June 8, 2011
11:40 AM – Set up
Noon – Go time!

WHERE: Metropolitan Market Uptown
1908 Queen Anne Ave. N., Seattle MAP
* Meet just inside front entrance by the café eating area

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About Metropolitan Market
Celebrating its 40th birthday this year, Metropolitan Market has grown to become the area’s premiere independent grocer. Featuring fresh, local, organic and hard-to-find items, the award-winning market transforms everyday grocery shopping into an invigorating experience. The first grocer to introduce Copper River Salmon, locally baked artisan breads and just-picked luscious strawberries from Vashon Island to the region, Metropolitan Market continues to be the first to offer the best. Visit one of the six Western Washington locations or online at For the latest in 40th birthday festivities, follow Metropolitan Market’s Twitter, hashtag #MetMarket40.

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