Gander Mountain, America’s Firearm Supercenter and the nation’s largest and fastest-growing outdoor specialty retailer, is celebrating its new store in Frisco with a four-day grand opening celebration from September 29 – Oct. 2.
Events and appearances will occur from Thursday, Sept. 29th, until Sunday, Oct. 2nd, and include:
- Live performance by country music artist Murphy Elmore, at 9 a.m. before doors open on Thursday, followed by a meet-and-greet from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- Professional angler and Strike King pro-staffer Todd Faircloth will be at the store on Thursday from 4 – 7 p.m.
- Hall of Fame running back Earl Campbell will be at the store on Thursday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. signing autographs. Passes to meet Campbell will be given to the first 250 guests starting at 10 a.m.; limited to one autographed item per person
- Travis ‘T-Bone’ Turner, co-host of Michael Waddell’s Bone Collector on the Outdoor Channel, will sign autographs both Friday from 3 – 7 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
- Professional angler and Gander Mountain pro-staffer Dean Rojas will be at the store on Friday from 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
- Former professional football player Jordan Shipley will be at the store on Saturday from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. signing autographs. Passes to meet Shipley will be given to the first 300 guests starting at 8 a.m.; limited to one autographed item per person
- Carhartt will share their new innovations with prizes to win on Saturday from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
- Owner and creator of Buck Gardner Calls, Buck Gardner, will be at the store on Saturday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
- 5-time professional bowler and 3-time Super Bowl champ Jay Novacek will be at the store on Sunday from noon – 2 p.m. signing autographs. Passes to meet Novacek will be given to the first 250 guests starting at 9 a.m.; limited to one autograph per person
- Free line winding (up to 3 reels) during the Berkley Trilene Happy Hour on Thursday and Friday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
- Remington will host their mobile truck on-site all day Thursday through Sunday for customers to tour.
- The first 100 kids can paint their own fishing lure at Berkley’s Paint-A-Lure event Thursday and Friday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday from noon to 3 p.m.
- The first 75 kids each day can Build-A-Call and learn to use it with the help of Buck Gardner Calls on Saturday and Sunday from noon to 2 p.m.
- Kids can also learn to cast at the Casting Event, sponsored by Shakespeare, on Saturday and Sunday from noon to 3 p.m.
Entertainment and celebrity pro athletes will be appearing throughout the weekend, plus a series of events for kids from a learn-to-cast activity to painting a fishing lure!
This newest Gander Mountain is located in a brand new 60,000-square-foot store building on the west side of the Dallas North Tollway just north of Eldorado next to Market Street. It will be the 22nd Gander Mountain location in Texas, joining existing stores in the local Dallas market including Lewisville, Lake Worth, Arlington, and Mesquite.
As part of the grand opening, the first 1,000 guests through the door each day from Thursday, Sept. 29th, through Sunday, Oct. 2nd, will receive a free scratch-off card for great prizes and Gander Mountain gear. Every card is a winner, with prizes ranging from gift cards valued up to $100, discounts up to 50 percent off, to shirts, hats and more. Guests may also register for a chance to win a $500 Gander Mountain gift card.
North of Market Street
12277 N. Dallas Parkway, Frisco, TX 75033