Party on corridor 1! Girl who is “obsessed” with Target celebrates her eighth birthday at the mega store – and even acted as a cashier and called all her friends’ purchases
- Brayden Lawrence enjoys shopping at Target, where usually no parties are organized
- Her mother received special permission from the manager of the Camp Creek store in Atlanta to hold the party there
- She and her friends wore uniforms, had nameplates made, drank ICEEs and ate sweets with the target theme
- They did a treasure hunt, but afterwards put everything back as real employees
- Each participant received a gift voucher to buy something, and Brayden had to check them out at the register
A little girl who is “obsessed” with Target had her eighth birthday party in the mega store – and photos of the unconventional party have become viral.
Target does not usually organize birthday parties, so the mother of eight-year-old Brayden Lawrence received special permission from the manager of the Camp Creek Target in Atlanta to hold the celebration there.
On February 16, Brayden’s aunt Rikki Jackson tweeted about the event and shared photos of the little girl and her friends dressed in Target uniforms, checking customers and drinking ICEEs.
Very cute! A little girl who is “obsessed” with Target had her eighth birthday party in the mega store
Employee of the day! Brayden Lawrence had the opportunity to see her friends, who were buying things with gift vouchers that had been given to them
Cheers! She and her ten friends all wore Target “uniforms” and made special name tags for them
‘My cousin just had her 8th birthday at Target lol! She is obsessed, “Rikki tweeted and shared a snap of Brayden and ten of her boyfriends clinking cups with their red and blue ICEE drinks.
‘No, Target does not do parties. We had to request special permission from the lmao manager, “she continued.
‘We have all children’s uniforms and walkie [talkies] and the manager has made them nameplates! “
Brayden even wore her uniform of a khaki skirt and a red polo shirt with a shimmering red jacket – of course also bought at Target.
“They made a search, where they had to find stuff throughout the store and then put it back, because that is what employees do.”
Something special: her aunt Rikki Jackson tweeted about the event and explained that Brayden’s mother received special permission from the store to give the party there
All children also received gift vouchers to spend on the item of their choice, and Brayden could view them all at the checkout.
Rikki shared a photo of the little girl waving her barcode scanner, plus a video of her dancing as she walked away with her own purchase.
The van Brayden family had also set up treats with a Target theme, including a Target cake, popcorn and Target dog cake pops.
“She’s obsessed with Target,” Rikki said CBS News. ‘My sister (her mother), Jessica Smith, goes to Target for everything, so her love for it came from that.
Spreading joy: They had a special shout for the manager, Albert, who helped make the day a success
Spot-on! Brayden’s family had also set up treats with a Target theme, including a Target cake, popcorn and Target Dog cake pops
“She had the time of her life,” her aunt said. “She hasn’t talked about it ever since!”
Fun! The children also did a treasure hunt – but put everything back when they were finished, just like real employees
“We always go all out for birthdays in my family, and when she said she wanted a Target birthday, we were” OK, we have no choice but to make this happen. “
“She had the time of her life,” she added. “Since then she no longer talks about it! The only thing she said to my sister Jessica yesterday was, “Mom, you did!”
“She had so much fun with Manager Albert that she wants to go back to help him see more customers.”
“It really was such a blast and we can’t thank Campcreek Target and Albert, the manager, enough,” she added E! News. “They were so welcoming and accommodating. Brayden just keeps talking about it! “