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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Cabela's has announced the date for the grand opening of it's new Louisville, Ky. store.
According to a news release, the store is expected to open on Thursday, April 11, with a ribbon-cutting at 10:45 a.m. and an official opening time of 11:00 a.m.
"Opening day will kick off a weekend-long celebration featuring outdoor personalities, celebrity appearances, family events, giveaways and more," the release states.
The 88,000-square-foot store will be located in the Old Brownsboro Crossing development at the interchange of I-265 and I-71, near The Summit shopping center. It is expected to employ 200 full-time, part-time and seasonal staffers.
"We are on target for our APril 11 opening of Cabela's in Louisville -- our first Kentucky location," Tommy Millner, Cabela's chief executive stated in the release. "Our thousands of loyal customers across the Commonwealth and in southern Indiana have waited a long time for a Cabela's in their neck of the woods. With today's announcement, we're one stop closer to opening the doors to the Cabela's retail experience in a new region of the country for us."
Currently, Cabela's operates 40 retail stores in the U.S. and Canada.