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NEW YORK (CBS Local) – Pay Your Age Day didn’t go as expected for Build-A-Bear-Workshop.

The one-day promotion was so successful, they had to shut it down.

Massive lines all around the country have forced the retail company to close off lines.

The company released the following statement on its website.

“Per local authorities, we cannot accept additional Guests at our locations due to crowds and safety concerns. We have closed lines in our U.S. and Canada stores. We understand some Guests are disappointed and we will reach out directly as soon as possible.”

bear Build A Bear Workshop Cuts Off Lines On Pay Your Age Day

Parents lined up for Build-a Bear at the Falls Mall in southwest Miami-Dade. (Source: CBS4)

During the Pay Your Age promotion, customers were asked how old they are at the register and pay that amount. The was for in-store only and valid only for one purchase.