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Voodoo Doughnut announces opening date for first Arizona location

Portland-favorite Voodoo Doughnut is bringing its wacky sweet treats and pink boxes to Arizona this September.
Voodoo Doughnut is set to make its Arizona debut in Tempe.
Voodoo Doughnut is set to make its Arizona debut in Tempe. Danielle Lirette
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Get ready to stab your morning breakfast pastry with a little pretzel dagger, Voodoo Doughnut is coming to Arizona.

The popular doughnut chain, famous for its voodoo-doll-shaped confections, announced plans to open its 19th store, and first Arizona location, in Tempe at 1324 S. Rural Road. The new doughnut shop is set to open on Sept. 7 at 8 a.m.

In the announcement, the company shared an illustration of the new building, painted in its signature shade of bubblegum pink along with the message, "Get ready, Tempe, we’re coming for you." The new store will include artwork from local creators along with patio seating, according to a news release.

The chain started in the early 2000s in Portland, Oregon, and has been slowly expanding to select locations around the country. It currently operates stores in Colorado, Oregon, Texas, and Washington. And now, two decades after the first doughnuts were sold, Voodoo is finally coming to the Grand Canyon State.

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Doughnut flavors range from classic to wacky.
Aaron Thackeray
Voodoo's doll-shaped doughnuts may be their most recognizable, but the company makes a range of fluffy, yeast doughnuts and bars, along with twists and cake doughnuts. Vegan options are also available.

Flavors range from simple to wacky, including the sour Grape Ape which is topped with "grape dust" and lavender sprinkles, and the Ring of Fire, a cake doughnut that gets a spicy sprinkle of cayenne pepper. Our favorite is the decadent Dirt Doughnut, a giant, fluffy yeast doughnut covered with chunks of Oreo cookies. Bring on the pink boxes.

Voodoo Doughnut

Opening Sept. 7 at 8 a.m.
1324 S. Rural Road
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