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ETSY SHOP POPS UP AT SOUTH BAY GALLERIA TO BRING ONE-OF-A-KIND SHOPPING EXPERIENCE TO THE COMMUNITY WITH TWO-DAY SPECIA

ETSY SHOP POPS UP AT SOUTH BAY GALLERIA TO BRING ONE-OF-A-KIND SHOPPING EXPERIENCE TO THE COMMUNITY WITH TWO-DAY SPECIAL EVENT

SOUTH BAY, Calif., April 22, 2015 – South Bay Galleria has teamed up with the SoCal Etsy Guild to host an exciting two-day pop-up shop event on Saturday, May 2 and Sunday, May 3, 2015. The SoCal Etsy Guild Market will provide local South Bay shoppers with a unique opportunity to shop for one-of-a-kind items from local Southern California designers, handmade artisan crafters, artists, and specialty food vendors, all in one place, according to Sher Haddon, Marketing Manager at South Bay Galleria.
“As a leading shopping destination in the South Bay, we are thrilled to be collaborating with one of the top online shopping platforms for homemade goods in order to showcase these special local vendors and their unique products at South Bay Galleria,” explained Haddon. 
According to the SoCal Etsy Guild organization, this special group was created to bring local like-minded artisans, handmade crafters and small business vendors together, in an effort to give them a larger platform to showcase their products, skills and talents, while sharing ideas, experiences and success.  
“The SoCal Etsy Guild pop-up shop event will bring our shoppers something fresh and new to experience at the mall, while also supporting some incredible local artists and vendors, who will feature a wide-variety of products for sale,” adds Haddon.
Select participating vendors include:
• 4EverGems
• BonBliss Beauty
• Designs By DHB
• Ezelle L.A.
• Gotroxx
• Griffin Glass and Jewelry
• Isabel Beatrice Jewelry
• Noral Collections
• PileusChaoticArt
• UIJewelry by Stephanie Payan
In addition to the local vendor shopping, this special event will also feature fun DIY activities, live art, giveaways, and live music from local musicians, Triple Dog Dare and Katie Ferrara. SoCal Etsy Guild will also host a free kid’s craft table where attendees will enjoy creating fun crowns and Mother’s Day cards.
The SoCal Etsy Guild Market will take place in South Bay Galleria’s Food Court, located on Level 3, from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 2, and from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 3.
For more information about this event please visit: www.southbaygalleria.com or call (310) 371-7546.
Local vendors who would like more information or to sign up for a space can visit www.socaletsyguildmarketredondobeach.eventbrite.com.

About South Bay Galleria
As one of the South Bay’s leading shopping centers, South Bay Galleria in Redondo Beach, Calif. encompasses nearly one million square feet on three levels, and is anchored by Nordstrom, Macy’s, Kohl’s and AMC South Bay Galleria 16.  Guests have more than 135 stores and restaurants to enjoy, including Banana Republic, GUESS, bebe, California Pizza Kitchen, Nordstrom Cafe, and Red Robin, among others. 
South Bay Galleria features a number of amenities designed to enhance the customer experience including family restrooms, a full-service Guest Services Center, security escorts, and valet parking.  In addition, the shopping center hosts various events for the South Bay community, including Kid’s Club, Galleria Gaitors walking club, musical performances and educational programs.  For more information and a complete list of stores and restaurants please visit www.SouthBayGalleria.com.

About Forest City
South Bay Galleria is co-owned by Forest City Enterprises and QIC and managed by Forest City Enterprises. Forest City Enterprises, Inc. is an NYSE-listed national real estate company with $10.5 billion in total assets. The Company is principally engaged in the ownership, development, management and acquisition of commercial and residential real estate and land throughout the United States.  For more information, visit www.forestcity.net.