Cabela’s announces opening date of Lexington store
SIDNEY, Neb. (WTVQ) – On Thursday, Cabela’s announced plans to celebrate the official grand opening of its new Lexington store on Wednesday, March 16, with a unique ribbon-cutting ceremony followed by a weekend-long celebration featuring giveaways, family activities, guest appearances and more.
The ribbon-cutting ceremony will begin at 9:45 a.m. and conclude with the grand-opening ribbon being cut by an arrow shot from a bow by a local Cabela’s employee. Doors will open for business at 10 a.m.
Opening day will kick off a weekend-long celebration highlighted by special appearances, family events, giveaways, sales and more. A complete schedule of events will be available on www.cabelas.com/stores when finalized.
The 72,000-square-foot store is located at 1510 Conservation Way in the new Hamburg Place II retail development on Polo Club Boulevard near the intersection of Interstate 75 and Man O’ War Boulevard. It will be Cabela’s third location in Kentucky, joining stores in Louisville and Bowling Green.
The store is being built in Cabela’s new-format layout, designed to offer customers an immersive outdoor experience with wood construction, stonework, dozens of wildlife displays and museum-quality taxidermy mounts, vintage outdoor photos and memorabilia, hand-painted murals, an aquarium and an indoor archery range. Additionally, the store will include an express cafe, Gun Library and Bargain Cave, along with thousands of quality outdoor products.
Cabela’s has employed approximately 160 full-time, part-time and seasonal employees to staff the location, most coming from Lexington and the surrounding area. Throughout the year, the staff will host educational seminars and demonstrations, offering tips and insights on outdoor products and seasonal activities.