Media Advisory - Photo/B-Roll/Interview Opportunity - It's time to celebrate! Toys"R"Us and Babies"R"Us Langley host grand opening July 8 and 9

 -  Join us for a weekend filled with fun for the whole family, giveaways, exclusive offers and more -

TORONTO, July 5, 2017 /CNW/ - Celebrate the grand opening of the newly relocated Toys"R"Us and Babies"R"Us store at Willowbrook Shopping Centre in Langley, B.C., on Saturday, July 8 and Sunday, July 9 with free fun for the whole family. The weekend kicks off July 8 at 8:45 a.m. with a ribbon cutting ceremony and prize unveiling where three lucky winners will find out if they won a $1,000, $1,500 or $2,000 shopping spree. The festivities continue all weekend long with exclusive giveaways, appearances by kids' favourite on screen characters, play areas, product demonstrations and more. Shoppers can also take advantage of special half-price deals from brands like Num Noms, PJ Masks, DC Super Hero Girls, Nerf and Pokémon.

With more than 45,000-square feet filled with the hottest toys and everything for baby, the new store includes dedicated play areas including a Nerf target range and interactive stations for kids from Playdoh to LEGO, plus new standout customer service options like mobile pay throughout the store and Wi-Fi extended to the parking lot for curbside pick-up. New and expecting parents can also test out the latest travel systems on the new in store stroller test course or register for everything they need at the tablet bar.

Media are invited to experience the new store and capture the launch with photo and b-roll opportunities on Saturday morning. Interview opportunities are also available.

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Saturday, July 8, 2017    

8:45 a.m. – 9:30 a.m

Grand Opening Ceremony

  • Speaking remarks by Deputy Mayor Blair Whitmarsh, Melanie Teed-Murch, President, Toys"R"Us and Babies"R"Us, Canada and Captain Starlight, Starlight Children's Foundation
  • Ribbon cutting
  • Toys"R"Us Langley Contest prize unveiling

 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

 Grand Opening Celebrations

  • Giveaways valued at over $50 for the first 150 customers
  • LEGO Make & Take activities and product demonstrations by Fisher-Price
  • Character appearances from LEGO Batman, Shimmer & Shine and Geoffrey the Giraffe
  • Ben 10 virtual on-screen experience
  • Batman's Slingshot Batmobile photo opportunity
  • Face painting, peel and stick tattoo stations and demo play areas

Sunday, July 9, 2017

11 a.m. – 3 p.m

Grand Opening Celebrations

  • Giveaways valued at over $50 for the first 150 customers
  • Product demonstrations from Fisher-Price, Graco, Medela, Summer Infant, Kids II, Evenflo and more
  • Safety 1st Cars Seat Installation Clinic (Reserve a spot at
  • Character appearances from Paw Patrol, Peppa Pig, Super Wings and Geoffrey the Giraffe
  • Chance to win one of four Graco travel systems


Toys"R"Us & Babies"R"Us Langley

Willowbrook Shopping Centre

19705 Fraser Highway

Langley, BC

V3A 7E9


Local families enjoying the grand opening celebrations

Winners of the Toys"R"Us Langley Contest shopping spree

Deputy Mayor Blair Whitmarsh

Melanie Teed-Murch, President, Toys"R"Us and Babies"R"Us, Canada

Kirk Schultz, Store Director, Willowbrook Shopping Centre Toys"R"Us and Babies"R"Us

Michael Pavelick, District Manager, Toys"R"Us and Babies"R"Us, Canada

Captain Starlight, Starlight Children's Foundation

Geoffrey the Giraffe, Skye & Rubble from Paw Patrol LEGO Batman, Shimmer & Shine, Super Wings and Peppa Pig


SOURCE Toys "R" Us (Canada) Ltd.

For further information: or to arrange an interview or store tour, please contact: Sheri Papps, Paradigm Public Relation, O: 413-413-5207 / C: 647-898-6072,; Michael Field, Paradigm Public Relations, 416-413-5198,

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