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South Bay Galleria Gives Guests A Day Of Pampering At Its First Annual Anti-Valentine's Day Event

SOUTH BAY, Calif., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- South Bay Galleria is showing the community that Valentine's Day is not just for lovebirds - it's for pampering!  On Saturday, February 8, the South Bay shopping center invites single (and attached) guests to celebrate Valentine's Day with an exciting day of treats and shopping at its first annual Anti-Valentine's Pamper Thyself event.


This free, all day event will feature special sales, giveaways, makeovers, mini-massages, complimentary refreshments, and a fun Instagram contest. 

"Valentine's Day is all about celebrating love, and we want to show our guests how much we care with a special day dedicated to fun and pampering," said Mickey Marraffino, Regional Marketing Director for South Bay Galleria.  "We're especially excited about the partnerships we've arranged with some of our wonderful retailers, who will give guests a chance to enjoy themselves with very special deals."

From 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., guests are invited to check-in at the third level Food Court where they will receive a $10 South Bay Galleria gift card (limited to the first 100 people), and a list of participating retailers.

"Whether you're in a group of single girlfriends or a busy mom, everyone deserves to take some time for themselves," Marraffino added.  "Also, to ensure that all of our guests can join in the fun, we've added some special promotions for families to enjoy together as well."

Participating stores include:

·   Banana Republic     

·   Love Culture

·   Bath & Body Works 

·   Orogold

·   Belle Forme  

·   Pandora

·   Cache

·   Regis Hair Salon

·   Citi E  

·   Sleep Number

·   GNC   

·   The Picture People

·   Godiva          

·   Tic Time

·   Guess

·   Walking Co.

·   Hot Dog On A Stick 

·   White Diamond

·   House of Synergy    

·   Zen Relax

·   Johnny Rockets

·   Ziba Beauty

·   LensCrafters

In addition, South Bay Galleria will be conducting a special Instagram contest during the event, where guests may enter to win various prizes.  To enter, guests are invited to post an Instagram picture of themselves and their friends at the Anti-Valentine's Day event enjoying the various promotions.  Contest participants must follow @southbaygalleria and tag that handle in their post, with the hashtag #AntiValentineSBG.  Photos taken at the event and submitted by Saturday, February 8 will be eligible to win.

For more information about the event, please call (310) 371-7546.

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

About Forest City
Forest City Enterprises, Inc., which owns and operates South Bay Galleria, 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


Amanda Alenick or Jenn Quader
Brower, Miller & Cole
(949) 955-7940
[email protected]

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