SF Welcomes City Target!

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Our first City Target is finally ready to open! Are you excited as I am?! It officially opens its doors this Sunday, October 14, and I was very fortunate to attend the pre-opening ceremony party last night at the brand new space at the San Francisco Metreon.

The night started with opening speeches from Target executives, welcoming note from SF Mayor Ed Lee and ribbon cutting with Target partners. But the opening spotlight, I have to say, went to our favorite icon and doggie, Bullseye! I’m so used to seeing Bullseye on commercials and gift cards that I was literally star struck when I saw him! I’m sure I wasn’t the only one. :)

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The party was so lively and very well thought out. Target opened the entire store for guests to see and the theme of the party was an urban street vibe – so San Francisco! All the Target staff were on site to celebrate and to greet, it was such a happy place to be!

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Hello back, San Francisco!

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Always love running into some of my favorite SF editors including Katie Hintz-Zambrano and Angela Tafoya of Refinery29. One of my daily must-reads!

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All the delectable food and drinks were brought to us by some of our best local SF/Bay Area vendors: Rye on the RoadDragon EatsFirebrand Artisan BreadsAnchor Steam BeerTacolicious, The Creme Brulee Cart, Smitten Ice Cream and charcuterie from local meat and cheese.

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Getting a little crafty at the DIY Target Postcard Station. So fun and cute! I sent my little Hayden her first postcard. Can’t wait till she gets her very first mail!!

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Anyone dying to get some Nate Berkus for Target into their home?! I am so IN LOVE with this collection. The quality, the design and the price really can’t be beat! Love me some new yellow cushions and chevron ginger jars!

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My name is Jeanne and I’m a shopaholic… I did indeed brought this sweater vest home with me. It’ll be the perfect piece to layer all winter long. After all, I do live in San Francisco and layering is important, do you agree? Purchase justified! :)

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I hope you enjoy getting a first glimpse of our new Target, and I’m so happy that I’m able to share my experience with you from last night! If you’re in Downtown this weekend, be sure to stop by and check it out! Don’t forget to follow @TargetSF for local news and deals!

And THANK YOU SO MUCH to everyone who participated in the “Something Red” Instagram Party. It was a truly fun way to bring the community together and help show our love for Target. The winner for the $250 Target Gift Card was randomly generated by Random.org… and now the lucky winner/instagramer is…. username: carmenchan! I will contact you shortly to get your info and have Target send your GC your way. Many congrats!! (I’m a tad jealous. :)

All images by Shop Sweet Things. I am a member of the Target Inner Circle. All opinions expressed here are my own.

  • LauraChallis

    My boss went to this and we are actually thinking of having a company outing to Target! How fun!

  • Wow, looks so fun and I can’t believe there wasn’t a target in SF yet, that’s so crazy! Love Target, I can’t ever get out of there w/out spending at least 50 bucks on things I “need” 

  • Briccio62

    why is the Nate Berkus home decor collection for sale already? isnt the launch date on Oct 21st??? so confused..

  • Gosh, what a really fun grand opening Target pulled off. Bringing all those local artisans together for the opening was really smart. As always, you look great!

  • Okay…I need that yellow Nate Berkus pillow for the kids playroom! What a fun event!! Have fun in New York!! XX