Build-A-Bear is closing down the lines at all of its U.S. locations for its popular Pay Your Age Day event due to concerns about safety.

The company issued this statement on its website:

Per local authorities, we cannot accept additional Guests at our U.S. Build-A-Bear Workshop locations due to crowd and safety concerns

We have closed lines in our U.S. stores. We understand some of our Guests are disappointed and we will reach out directly as soon as possible.

The Pay Your Age Day event allows customers to pay the same amount of money as their age for a bear.

Build-A-Bear has locations at Opry Mills Mall in Nashville and at Cool Springs Galleria in Franklin.

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