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Trade the Galaxy at Upstate BI-LO Stores

Exclusive Star Wars Cosmic Shell trading event for out of this galaxy fun

WHAT: BI-LO stores across the Upstate are hosting a galactic event in anticipation of the new Star Wars movie, The Last Jedi. From 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 16, neighbors are invited to invade select BI-LO stores across the Upstate for an exclusive Star Wars Cosmic Shell trading event. Activities will include cosmic costume contests, Star Wars trivia, prizes, and delicious samples. All attendees dressed in a Star Wars costume will be entered to win free Cosmic Shell collectables. WHEN: Saturday, Dec. 16 (2 - 4 p.m.) WHERE: Participating BI-LO stores include: • Store no. 5182, located at 2401 Reidville Road in Spartanburg • Store no. 5265, located at 100 North Town Drive in Spartanburg • Store no. 5408, located at 2199 Southport Road in Spartanburg • Store no. 5519, located at 140 Fernwood Drive in Spartanburg • Store no. 5085, located at 1750 Highway 14 East in Landrum • Store no. 5089, located at 11153 Asheville Highway in Inman • Store no. 5161, located at 1365 W Wade Hampton Boulevard in Greer • Store no. 5297, located at 14154 E Wade Hampton Boulevard in Greer • Store no. 5446, located at 12189 Greenville Highway in Lyman • Store no. 5653, located at 48 Walnut Lane in Travelers Rest • Store no. 5740, located at 320 N Duncan Bypass in Union WHY: Southeastern Grocers, parent company of BI-LO, launched a collectible line featuring 72 Star Wars characters on exclusive Cosmic Shells in all BI-LO stores in advance of the release of the new movie, “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” in theatres Dec. 15. BI-LO customers will earn a free pack of two Cosmic Shells with every $20 qualifying purchase now through Jan. 16 and will have the opportunity to purchase a collector’s album in stores for $3.99, while supplies last. In addition, BI-LO customers can download the VRgogglesWinnDixie app to stand side-by-side with augmented reality Stormtroopers and other Star Wars characters in stores. Plus, customers can pretend to fly a Millennium Falcon, and more, through the use of Virtual Reality Goggles. Five lucky customers who receive a Golden Cosmic Shell will win an exclusive piece of Star Wars merchandise, such as First Order Special Forces Tie Fighter Helmets and a Darth Vader 40th Anniversary Commemorative Helmet, the most iconic helmet in the Commemorative 40th Anniversary Galactic Empire Helmet Collection in the Star Wars universe.

Date & Time

December 16, 2017

2:00PM - 4:00PM

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