Festival Foods to open newest Eau Claire location Friday

Festival Foods will open its newest store at 2717 Birch Street in Eau Claire Friday, Dec. 1 at 6 a.m.

The new location will offer a new meat service case, salad and soup bar, scratch bakery, wine and spirits department and catering services, as well as an extensive selection of natural and organic foods and deli options.

The store is part of the acquisition of three former Gordy’s Market locations. The Tomah location opened in November and a second Eau Claire location will open Dec. 8 at 2615 N. Clairemont Avenue.

According to Festival Foods President and CEO Mark Skogen, the company looks forward to welcoming new guests in Eau Claire and to offering another option to area shoppers.

“We are humbled by the incredibly positive response we’ve received to date from residents of the Eau Claire area who are excited about our plans to open new stores here,” Skogen said. “We look forward to opening our doors soon.”