Doors to open at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 15; weekend-long celebration to follow
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Sept. 14, 2015) – Cabela’s Canada announced today plans to celebrate the official grand opening of its new Calgary, Alberta, store on Thursday, Oct. 15, with a unique ribbon-cutting ceremony followed by a weekend-long celebration featuring giveaways, family activities and more.
The ribbon-cutting ceremony, hosted by Cabela’s executives and special guests, will begin at 9:45 a.m. and conclude with the grand-opening ribbon being cut by an arrow shot from a bow by Cabela’s Ambassador, Steve Ecklund. Doors will open for business at 10 a.m.
Opening day will kick off an exciting weekend-long celebration highlighted by special appearances, family events, giveaways and more. A complete schedule of events will be available on www.cabelas.ca when finalized.
The 70,000-square-foot store is located at 851 – 64th Avenue NE at the Deerfoot Mall. It will be the first Cabela’s Canada location in Calgary and the third location in Alberta.
The store is designed to surround customers in a fun, outdoor-like experience with log construction, stonework, a large mountain replica, indoor archery range and dozens of museum-quality wildlife displays. It will also include a fly shop, firearms counter, conference room, fudge shop, and Bargain Cave.
In addition to the exciting Cabela’s shopping experience and thousands of quality outdoor products, the store’s staff will offer educational seminars and demonstrations throughout the year providing tips and insight on outdoor products and activities. Cabela’s has employed approximately 230 full-time, part-time and seasonal employees to staff the store, most coming from Calgary and the surrounding area.
Cabela’s Incorporated, the World’s Foremost Outfitter® of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, established Cabela’s Canada in 2007 with a retail store and headquarters for Canadian operations in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Currently, Cabela’s Canada operates eight stores – Winnipeg, Manitoba; Regina and Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; Barrie, Ontario; Nanaimo, British Columbia; Moncton, New Brunswick and two locations in Edmonton, Alberta. The company has announced plans to open stores in Abbotsford, British Columbia and Ottawa, Ontario in 2016 and Halifax, Nova Scotia in 2017. Cabela’s continues to explore opportunities in additional markets.
Cabela’s stores offer thousands of products, including hunting, fishing, camping, hiking, boating and wildlife-watching gear, as well as clothing and outdoor-themed gifts and furnishings. The company is famous for its strong brand and world-renowned reputation for delivering quality merchandise, value and legendary customer service.
Cabela’s Retail Canada Inc.