MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Caribou Coffee recently welcomed a new store in downtown Minneapolis near Target Field, at the newly expanded Target Field Station. The Minnesota-based coffeehouse will celebrate with a grand opening on Wednesday, July 9, offering free coffee for a year for the first 50 guests in-store.
“Caribou’s original corporate headquarters was in the North Loop and we’re happy to be back in the neighborhood creating jobs and providing another community space in downtown Minneapolis,” said Megan Fraboni, public relations manager at Caribou Coffee. “We’re excited to focus on growth in Minnesota and continue to serve the community by providing a welcoming coffeehouse environment with an array of quality beverage and food options.”
“The Twins and United Properties are thrilled to see Caribou Coffee open in what will grow into a robust retail and commercial space at Target Field Station and illustrates what a public-private partnership can do when all parties work together,” said Kevin Smith, senior director of corporate communications at Minnesota Twins Baseball Club.
Caribou’s newest location will occupy nearly 2,400 square feet in Target Field Station, just outside of Target Field. The new store features ample patio seating, a community room with AV capabilities for business meetings, and a welcoming interior with a double-sided fireplace and cozy seating. The grand opening celebration on July 9 begins at 6 a.m. and will include:
- Free coffee for a year for the first 50 guests in-store
- Ribbon cutting ceremony
- Giveaways distributed throughout the day such as Twins tickets, Caribou merchandise, Minnesota Gopher tickets, Nice Ride passes and more
- Happy hour on the patio with food and beverage samples
The new location is open Monday through Thursday, 5:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.; Friday 5:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.; Saturday 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sunday 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. It is located on street level with access to Target Station at 501 5th Street North, Minneapolis. Short term parking is available in front of the store for guest convenience.
About Caribou Coffee
Founded in 1992, Caribou Coffee Company is one of the leading branded coffee companies in the United States, with a compelling multi-channel approach to their customers. Based on the number of coffeehouses, Caribou Coffee is the second largest company-operated premium coffeehouse in the United States. The Company’s coffeehouses aspire to be the community place loved by guests who are provided with an extraordinary experience that makes their day better. Caribou Coffee provides the highest quality handcrafted beverages, foods and coffee lifestyle items with a unique blend of expertise, fun and authentic human connection in a comfortable and welcoming coffeehouse environment. In addition, Caribou Coffee’s unique coffees are available within grocery stores, mass merchandisers, club stores, office coffee and foodservice providers, hotels, entertainment venues and e-commerce channels. Caribou Coffee is a proud recipient of the Rainforest Alliance Corporate Green Globe Award and is committed to operating practices that promote sustainability and environmental protection. For more information, visit the Caribou Coffee website at www.cariboucoffee.com.
About Target Field Station
Target Field Station, which opened in May of 2014, was developed with a public-private partnership comprised of Hennepin County, the Minnesota Twins Baseball Club, United Properties, Target and Metro Transit. Retain and commercial spaces are under consideration at Target Field Station located at the southeast corner of Sixth Avenue North and Fifth Street North in downtown Minneapolis.