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Hello Kitty food, merchandise truck coming to Gilbert this weekend

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PHOENIX — A Hello Kitty-themed food and merchandise truck will be rolling into the East Valley this weekend.

The Hello Kitty Cafe truck will be open Saturday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at SanTan Village near Williams Field Road and Loop 202 in Gilbert.

The bright pink vehicle will also stop at Glendale’s Arrowhead Towne Center on Nov. 9 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. It will be parked at the south entrance near JCPenney.

The truck offers pastries and drinks inspired by the cartoon character, as well as merchandise, including T-shirts, mugs, cushions and thermal bottles.

Hello #Gilbert! The #HelloKittyCafeTruck is coming to SanTan Village on Saturday 10/26! Find us near American Eagle Outfitters between 10am-8pm, while supplies last! See you soon! #HelloKittyCafe

Posted by Hello Kitty Cafe Truck on Tuesday, October 22, 2019

The company has two food trucks that have cruised around the country since 2014.

One of the trucks visited Gilbert in February 2018, and another stopped in Scottsdale in December 2017.

The Hello Kitty character was created by Yuko Shimizu, a designer at Japanese company Sanrio, in 1974.

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