July 2014

Wed
02
Kids Eat Free Wednesdays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ In the PFDS Department
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Kids Eat Free Wednesdays
Wednesday, July 2nd
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
In the PFDS Department, Free with adult

Feed your little ones for free every Wednesday this month. For each adult who dines off of our salad/hot bar, your child will receive up to ½ pound in free food!

Only available at the salad/hot bar. Child must be present. One free meal per adult, spending at least $10 in ready-to eat food.

Thu
03
Giving Grill Cookout Benefiting Operation Helping Hand
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ On the Patio
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Giving Grill Cookout Benefiting Operation Helping Hand
Thursday, July 3rd
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
On the Patio, $5 donation to Operation Helping Hand

This 4th of July weekend, we’re celebrating those who protect us every day! For only $5, enjoy a grilled burger or hot dog with a side, with all proceeds going to Operation Helping Hand.

Active duty and retired service members will receive a complimentary meal, with valid military id.

Sun
06
Smoothie Sunday
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ In the Bakery Department
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Smoothie Sunday
Sunday, July 6th
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
In the Bakery Department, Buy 1, Get 1 50% off!

Drink to your health with our fresh fruit and vegetable smoothies. These unique, no-added sugar recipes will delight your taste buds and add more nutrients to your diet. For two hours only shoppers will be treated to Buy 1, Get 1 50% off smoothies!

Mon
07
Smart Start Mondays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Health Starts Here Station
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Smart Start Mondays
Monday, July 7th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Health Starts Here Station, Free, no registration required

Visit us this Monday evening for healthy, yet simple meal solutions. Our Healthy Eating Specialist Nicole will show you how to prepare a quick, nutritious dinner, using whole foods and  whole grains, without added salt, sugar or dairy!

Tue
08
KID’S CLUB: Cherry Fest
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ On the Patio
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KID’S CLUB: Cherry Fest
Tuesday, July 8th
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
On the Patio, $5 donation to the Whole Kids Foundation

Celebrate Cherry Fest and taste just how sweet summer can be! Learn fun facts about this tasty stone fruit, while making your very own cherry blossom tree picture. This project is recommended for children 5 & up.

Pre-registration required

 
Wed
09
Kids Eat Free Wednesdays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ In the PFDS Department
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Kids Eat Free Wednesdays
Wednesday, July 9th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
In the PFDS Department, Free with adult

Feed your little ones for free every Wednesday this month. For each adult who dines off of our salad/hot bar, your child will receive up to ½ pound in free food!

Only available at the salad/hot bar. Child must be present. One free meal per adult, spending at least $10 in ready-to eat food.

Thu
10
Summer Top Ten Wine Tasting
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ In the Specialty Department
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Summer Top Ten Wine Tasting
Thursday, July 10th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
In the Specialty Department, $10

Join our Certified Sommelier Amy for a sampling of 30 refreshing summer wines, including our Top Ten Wine Selections, and gourmet cheeses.

Thu
10
Twitter Chat: Traveling With Food
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Traveling With Food
Thursday, July 10th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Are we there yet?! Road trips are a quintessential part of summer... And so is the snacking that goes along with it! Join us to chat about how to prepare and pack tasty, healthy nibbles for traveling in the car. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Fri
11
Wine Down the Week
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ In the Specialty Department
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Wine Down the Week
Friday, July 11th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
In the Specialty Department, Free!

Unwind your work week with our Certified Sommelier Amy and sample multiple wines and beers paired with hand-cut cheeses.

Sun
13
The Whole Story Value Store Tour
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Store-wide
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The Whole Story Value Store Tour
Sunday, July 13th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Store-wide, Free!

Join us on a value store tour, as we share the secrets to smart shopping and share the whole story behind what we do. Natural vs. organic? How does our meat and seafood differ from conventional grocers? How do give back to our local community? Eat, learn and be informed! Pre-registration required.

Sun
13
Smoothie Sunday
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ In the Bakery Department
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Smoothie Sunday
Sunday, July 13th
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
In the Bakery Department, Buy 1, Get 1 50% off!

Drink to your health with our fresh fruit and vegetable smoothies. These unique, no-added sugar recipes will delight your taste buds and add more nutrients to your diet. For two hours only shoppers will be treated to Buy 1, Get 1 50% off smoothies!

Sun
13
Cherry Fest Celebration
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Store-wide
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Cherry Fest Celebration
Sunday, July 13th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Store-wide, Free!

Take a sweet ride with us down Cherry Lane as we feature our favorite tart fruit. Taste our cherry recipes storewide and vote for your favorite for your chance to win a Whole Foods Market gift card!

Mon
14
Smart Start Mondays Meals under $7
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Prepared Foods
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Smart Start Mondays Meals under $7
Monday, July 14th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Prepared Foods, Less than $7

Visit us every Monday evening for healthy, meatless meal solutions under $7. Eat in or take out a quick, nutritious dinner, using whole foods and whole grains, without added salt, sugar or dairy from our Healthy Eating Specialist Nicole!

Wed
16
Kids Eat Free Wednesdays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ In the PFDS Department
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Kids Eat Free Wednesdays
Wednesday, July 16th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
In the PFDS Department, Free with adult

Feed your little ones for free every Wednesday this month. For each adult who dines off of our salad/hot bar, your child will receive up to ½ pound in free food!

Only available at the salad/hot bar. Child must be present. One free meal per adult, spending at least $10 in ready-to eat food.

Wed
16
Hungry Humpday
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Carrollwood Store
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Hungry Humpday
Wednesday, July 16th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Carrollwood Store, Special Savings!

Join us Wednesdays in July for a Mexican themed dinner at an HOT, HOT, HOT price!

On the Menu:

July 16th Mahi-Mahi Fish Tacos $3.50 or 2/$6

July 23rd Mahi-Mahi Fish Tacos $3.50 or 2/$6

July 30th Beef Tacos $3

Thu
17
Health Starts Here Cooking Class: Very Cherry Cooking Symposium
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Patio
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Health Starts Here Cooking Class: Very Cherry Cooking Symposium
Thursday, July 17th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Patio, Free, registration required
Join Healthy Eating Specialist Nicole, who hails from Traverse City, Michigan or “The Cherry Capital of the World”, to learn about how to use this sweet and tart, tasty, summery fruit. From salads to frozen desserts find out how to incorporate cherries into every course of your meal!
 
Registration required. Please call Customer Service at 813-264-3600 or register online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/health-starts-here-cooking-class-very-cherr....
Fri
18
Wine Down the Week
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ In the Specialty Department
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Wine Down the Week
Friday, July 18th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
In the Specialty Department, Free!

Unwind your work week with our Certified Sommelier Amy and sample multiple wines and beers paired with hand-cut cheeses.

Sat
19
Healthy Eating on Budget Store Tour
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Storewide
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Healthy Eating on Budget Store Tour
Saturday, July 19th
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Storewide, Free, registration required
Taste your way throughout the store as our Healthy Eating Specialist Nicole shows you where to find nutrient-rich and plant-strong products, without breaking the bank. Receive healthy recipes and our Whole Deal magazine filled with Whole Foods Market coupons!
 
Registration required. Please call Customer Service at 813-264-3600 or reigster online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/healthy-eating-on-budget-store-tour-tickets....
Sun
20
Smoothie Sunday
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ In the Bakery Department
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Smoothie Sunday
Sunday, July 20th
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
In the Bakery Department, Buy 1, Get 1 50% off!

Drink to your health with our fresh fruit and vegetable smoothies. These unique, no-added sugar recipes will delight your taste buds and add more nutrients to your diet. For two hours only shoppers will be treated to Buy 1, Get 1 50% off smoothies!

Sun
20
National Ice Cream Day!
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Store Entrance
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National Ice Cream Day!
Sunday, July 20th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Store Entrance, $3

Our milkshakes bring all the kids to the yard! Celebrate National Ice Cream Day by enjoying a variety of $3 milkshakes, including dairy-free options.

Mon
21
Smart Start Mondays Meals under $7
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Prepared Foods
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Smart Start Mondays Meals under $7
Monday, July 21st
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Prepared Foods, Less than $7

Visit us every Monday evening for healthy, meatless meal solutions under $7. Eat in or take out a quick, nutritious dinner, using whole foods and whole grains, without added salt, sugar or dairy from our Healthy Eating Specialist Nicole!

Tue
22
Mom’s Morning Escape
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ In the Bakery Department
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Mom’s Morning Escape
Tuesday, July 22nd
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
In the Bakery Department, Free!

Calling all Moms (and Dads)! Treat yourself to a free coffee or tea and muffin, then relax with a free 5-minute chair massage. (Please check-in at the Customer Service desk to pick up your Mom’s Morning Escape Voucher upon arrival).

Wed
23
Kids Eat Free Wednesdays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ In the PFDS Department
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Kids Eat Free Wednesdays
Wednesday, July 23rd
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
In the PFDS Department, Free with adult

Feed your little ones for free every Wednesday this month. For each adult who dines off of our salad/hot bar, your child will receive up to ½ pound in free food!

Only available at the salad/hot bar. Child must be present. One free meal per adult, spending at least $10 in ready-to eat food.

Wed
23
Hungry Humpday
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Carrollwood Store
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Hungry Humpday
Wednesday, July 23rd
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Carrollwood Store, Special Savings!

Join us Wednesdays in July for a Mexican themed dinner at an HOT, HOT, HOT price!

On the Menu:

July 16th Mahi-Mahi Fish Tacos $3.50 or 2/$6

July 23rd Mahi-Mahi Fish Tacos $3.50 or 2/$6

July 30th Beef Tacos $3

Thu
24
Sushi & Sake Sampling
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ In the Sushi Department
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Sushi & Sake Sampling
Thursday, July 24th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
In the Sushi Department, Free!

Did you know our Genji sushi chefs make sushi fresh every day? Taste our fresh, handmade rolls and meet our sushi chefs! Our Certified Sommelier Amy will top off the tasting with free sake samples!

Thu
24
Twitter Chat: Outdoor Celebrating
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Outdoor Celebrating
Thursday, July 24th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

It may be really hot, but summertime is the best time of year to host celebrations out of doors. Join us to chat about throwing backyard parties, parkside picnics and porch happy hours that will make everyone happy! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Fri
25
Wine Down the Week
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ In the Specialty Department
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Wine Down the Week
Friday, July 25th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
In the Specialty Department, Free!

Unwind your work week with our Certified Sommelier Amy and sample multiple wines and beers paired with hand-cut cheeses.

Fri
25
Summer of Love Speed Dating
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ In the Cafe
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Summer of Love Speed Dating
Friday, July 25th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
In the Cafe, Free!

Our last speed dating event had over 50 matches! Mingle at our market, where foodies can find love!

Join us for tapas, wine specials and great conversation as you spend 4 minutes sharing your interests with a fellow foodie

 

Ages 50+: 6-7 p.m.

Ages 40-49: 7-8 p.m.

Ages 30-39: 7-8 p.m.

 

Pre-registration required.

Call 813-264-3600 or register online.

Note: this event fills up quickly!

Sun
27
Smoothie Sunday
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ In the Bakery Department
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Smoothie Sunday
Sunday, July 27th
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
In the Bakery Department, Buy 1, Get 1 50% off!

Drink to your health with our fresh fruit and vegetable smoothies. These unique, no-added sugar recipes will delight your taste buds and add more nutrients to your diet. For two hours only shoppers will be treated to Buy 1, Get 1 50% off smoothies!

Mon
28
Smart Start Mondays Meals under $7
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Prepared Foods
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Smart Start Mondays Meals under $7
Monday, July 28th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Prepared Foods, Less than $7

Visit us every Monday evening for healthy, meatless meal solutions under $7. Eat in or take out a quick, nutritious dinner, using whole foods and whole grains, without added salt, sugar or dairy from our Healthy Eating Specialist Nicole!

Tue
29
Health Starts Here Cooking Class Series: Techniques Part 2 Get Your Grill On with Summer Veggies
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Patio
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Health Starts Here Cooking Class Series: Techniques Part 2 Get Your Grill On with Summer Veggies
Tuesday, July 29th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Patio, Free, registration required
As summer picks up and grilling parties become a regular thing it can be difficult to prepare and transport healthy options to these get togethers. Let Healthy Eating Specialist Nicole help show you some fun recipes to share with your friends that are meat free but flavor packed!
 
Registration required. Please call Customer Service at 813-264-3600 or register online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/health-starts-here-cooking-class-get-your-g....
Wed
30
Kids Eat Free Wednesdays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ In the PFDS Department
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Kids Eat Free Wednesdays
Wednesday, July 30th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
In the PFDS Department, Free with adult

Feed your little ones for free every Wednesday this month. For each adult who dines off of our salad/hot bar, your child will receive up to ½ pound in free food!

Only available at the salad/hot bar. Child must be present. One free meal per adult, spending at least $10 in ready-to eat food.

Wed
30
Hungry Humpday
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Carrollwood Store
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Hungry Humpday
Wednesday, July 30th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Carrollwood Store, Special Savings!

Join us Wednesdays in July for a Mexican themed dinner at an HOT, HOT, HOT price!

On the Menu:

July 16th Mahi-Mahi Fish Tacos $3.50 or 2/$6

July 23rd Mahi-Mahi Fish Tacos $3.50 or 2/$6

July 30th Beef Tacos $3

Wed
30
Family Game Night
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ In the Cafe
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Family Game Night
Wednesday, July 30th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
In the Cafe, Free!

Bring out the whole family for a kid-friendly trivia night! Test your knowledge on a variety of topics for parents and kids.

Remember that kids eat free from 5-7 p.m, when a parent dines off the hot or salad bar. Up to ½ pound of free food from the hot/salad bar when an adult spends at least $10 in ready-to eat food. Child must be present. One child per adult.

Events At Nearby Stores

It’s National Cheesecake Day!
Wednesday, July 30th
12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, Free

We’re celebrating National Cheesecake Day with FREE cheesecake! Just order a draft beer or glass of wine at our Beer & Wine Bar (located by the Wine Department) and receive one free piece of cheesecake from our Bakery! No registration necessary. Must be 21 years of age to participate. One free cheesecake slice per person. 

We’re celebrating National Cheesecake Day with FREE cheesecake!