Today, you should… go to Whole Foods’ grand opening; there will be freebies


If you missed the Supermarket Sweep that was Whole Foods’ 50% off moving sale, its grand opening on Wednesday will offer customers even more incentives for showing up early.

At 8 a.m., one hour before the new market officially opens, free samples will be given out by local vendors, while the first 300 shoppers to enter at 9 a.m. will receive a “Secret Saver” card with anywhere from $5 to $100, as well as a reusable bag filled with snacks and swag.

Everything you need to know about the grand opening of retail complex 2nd & PCH

Another great thing: Whole Foods moved less than half-a-mile to its new location at the 2nd & PCH Shopping Center.

Giving us a moment’s pause: RSVPing on the Facebook event does not guarantee a place in line or that you’ll receive a reusable tote bag or saver card, it’s just a headcount. Also, please note, the card is valid on Wednesday, Oct. 23.

Whole Foods Market is at the new 2nd & PCH Shopping Center; 6400 E. Pacific Coast Highway. The grand opening kicks off at 8 a.m. Regular store hours after the grand opening are 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. For more info, visit the event page here.

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Asia Morris has been with the Long Beach Post for five years, specializing in coverage of the arts. Her parents gave her the name because they wanted her to be a world traveler and they got their wish. She has obliged by pursuing art, journalism and a second career as a competitive cyclist.