Hopscotch Kids Announces Grand Opening on Galveston in Bend


Celebration will take place this weekend featuring student chair art benefiting art and literacy programs, storewide specials, giveaways and Ida’s cupcakes. 

Hopscotch Kids, the new locally owned and operated children’s store in Bend announces its grand opening and celebratory event this weekend.

The event will kick off Friday with a fundraiser for Cascade Middle School arts and literacy programs where art students will auction off painted children’s chairs in the theme of various book titles.

When:  Friday, November 1 through Sunday, November 3

Hours:  10am – 9pm Friday             

           10am – 6pm Saturday              

           11am – 4pm Sunday

Where: Hopscotch Kids – 1303 NW Galveston Ave.

Hopscotch will host storewide specials, appetizers, refreshments and Ida’s famous cupcakes and giveaways from Cuppa Yo, Bouncing off the Wall, Versante’s pizza and Ida’s.

On Sunday, there will be a drawing for three $50 dollar gift certificates to Hopscotch and free merchandise.

Unique to Bend, Hopscotch carries exclusive, hard-to-find clothing and shoes brands such as, Livie and Luca, See Kai Run, Bogs, Keens, Robeez, Naturino, Morgan and Milo shoes, Ergo baby, Duex par duex, Isabella and Chloe, Kicky Pants, Nohi kids, and a large array of books, eco-friendly toys and learning games.

The store specializes in clothing up to size 14 and larger shoe sizes for tweens. The store also provides a play area for children while parents shop and explore, and offers free gift wrapping. There is designated parking in the back of the store for convenient access.“We love Bend and are thrilled to open our doors to Central Oregonian families looking for the perfect children’s shopping experience they typically travel to big cities to find,” said Bridget Swetland, owner of Hopscotch Kids. “We welcome special requests for products and input from our customers so we can make Hopscotch Kids a local favorite.”

About Hopscotch Kids New to Bend, Oregon, Hopscotch Kids is a beautiful children’s store on Galveston Avenue. This unique store carries a wide selection of shoes, clothing, eco-friendly toys, books and gifts. The store is owned and operated by Bridget Swetland who originally opened and ran a children’s store named Bella Bella in Klamath Falls for ten years, which was named Childs magazine top 100 children’s stores in the country. With her move in 2012 came the revelation that Bend needs a store like this, and Hopscotch Kids was born! Visit us on Facebook at Hopscotch Kids.


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