A brand new 120,000-square-foot Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World is opening on Wednesday, June 10 in Round Rock. You can head over to the Grand Opening from 6 – 10 p.m. when the doors officially open to the public for a ribbon-cutting, celebrity appearances and more. The store will continue the celebration through Sunday, June 14 with vendor exhibits and giveaways.
Besides being outfitted with all of your fishing and hunting supplies, this enormous Bass Pro Shops also includes immersive wildlife dioramas and displays, huge aquariums filled with a variety of fish, vintage photos, antique equipment, and Uncle Bucks Fishbowl & Grill, featuring casual family dining with sixteen lanes of bowling that make you feel like you’re deep in the ocean!
For every dollar spent during the Grand Opening event on Wednesday, June 10, 50 cents will be donated to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation and America’s Wildlife Museum and Aquarium. And you can also meet the following celebrities for autograph signings and photos from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.:
- Jimmy Houston, host of Jimmy Houston Outdoors television show, will serve as the event emcee.
- Turtleman (Ernie Brown, Jr.), host of Call of the Wildman television show.
- Jay Novacek, former tight end for the Dallas Cowboys 1990-1996; five-time Pro Bowler.
- Tony Stewart, driver of Stewart-Haas Racing’s 2015 No. 14 Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevrolet SS.
- Doug Koenig, competitive-shooter; named World’s Best All Around Shooter.
- Brenda Valentine, First Lady of Hunting and RedHead Pro Hunting team member.
- Luke Snyder, former PBR World Finals champion and 2012 PBR Last Cowboy Standing champion.
- Rick Clunn, four-time Bassmaster Classic Champion and Bass Pro Shops/NITRO team member.
- Edwin Evers, eight-time Bassmaster Elite Series winner and 13-time Bassmaster Classic qualifier.
- Ylianna Guerra, 2015 Miss Texas USA.
The Grand Opening Celebration will continue beyond Wednesday’s opening night with special exhibits, and the following giveaways to the first 200 customers (ages 18 and older) on Thursday, June 11 through Sunday, June 14:
- Thursday, June 11 (store opens at 8 a.m.) – Bass Pro Shops gift card ranging in value from $5 to $100.
- Friday, June 12 (store opens at 9 a.m.) – First 200 customers will receive a Columbia® white cap.
- Saturday, June 13 (store opens at 9 a.m.) – First 200 customers will receive a set of Cotton Cordel lures.
- Sunday, June 14 (store opens at 10 a.m.) – First 200 customers will receive a Bass Pro Shops Tervis Tumbler®.