Cabela’s announces opening date for Huntsville store

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Cabela’s plans to hold its official grand opening of its Huntsville store on Wednesday, September 30. Organizers have a “unique” ribbon-cutting planned for the event.

Cabela’s executives and community leaders will gather for the ceremony that begins at 9:45 a.m. It will conclude with a ribbon being cut by an arrow shot from a bow by a local Cabela’s employee.

The store officially opens for business at 10:00 a.m.

Map showing where Cabela's will be built, just south of Old Madison Pike along Governors Drive West.

Map showing where Cabela’s will be built, just south of Old Madison Pike along Governors Drive West.

There will be a week-long celebration with special appearances, family events, giveaways, sales and more. The complete schedule is still being finalized.

The store is located at 7090 Cabela Drive NW, near the intersection of I-565 and Research Park Blvd.

Here is some information about the Huntsville Store provided by the company:

The building is designed to offer customers an immersive outdoor experience with log construction, stonework, a mountain replica, dozens of wildlife displays and museum-quality taxidermy mounts, vintage outdoor photos and memorabilia, hand-painted murals, an aquarium and an indoor archery range.

In addition to thousands of quality outdoor products, the store will include a cafe, fudge shop, Gun Library, Bargain Cave, boat shop, service center and comprehensive selection of Wildlife and Land Management products, including tractors, attachments and implements.

Cabela’s has employed more than 225 full-time, part-time and seasonal employees to staff the 82,000-square-foot location, most coming from Huntsville 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.