Gander Mountain Celebrates Grand Opening in Chesterfield

Outdoor specialty retailer caters to enthusiasts with live music, celebrity appearances and giveaways

Nov 09, 2015, 10:37 ET from Gander Mountain

CHESTERFIELD, Mo., Nov. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Gander Mountain, the nation's largest and fastest-growing outdoor specialty retailer is celebrating its new Chesterfield store with a Grand Opening ceremony, including celebrity appearances, family activities and giveaways.

"Chesterfield outdoors enthusiasts will find the gear they need at our new Gander Mountain location," said Chesterfield Gander Mountain General Manager George Kokinda.

The 60,000-square-foot store is located at 18491 Outlet Blvd, Chesterfield, MO 63005 and will celebrate from Thursday, Nov. 12 to Sunday, Nov 15.

Events and appearances include:

  • Live performance by country music stars 2Steel Girls at 9 a.m.; meet-and-greet, 11 a.m.-Noon. (Thurs.)
  • Official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 9:40 a.m.; doors open at 10 a.m. (Thurs.)
  • Professional Football Player Todd Gurley autograph signing, 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. (Thurs.)
  • Professional Hockey Player David Backes autograph signing, 3 p.m.-4:30 p.m (Fri.)
  • Pro Angler & Gander Mountain Pro-Staffer Dean Rojas , product demos, customer interaction, 3 p.m.-7 p.m (Fri.) and 11 a.m.-3 p.m (Sat.)
  • St. Louis Cardinals' Manager Mike Matheny and Hitting Coach John Mabry autograph signing, 5 p.m.-6:30 p.m. (Fri.)
  • St. Louis Hockey Legends Brett Hull & Kelly Chase autograph signing, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Sat.)
  • Troy Landry, Star of History's Swamp People, autograph signing, 2 p.m.-5 p.m. (Sat.)
  • Bone Collector® Stars Nick Mundt and Travis 'T-Bone' Turner autograph signing, Noon-4 p.m. (Sat. & Sun.)

A full schedule of events is available at

About Gander Mountain Company

Gander Mountain Company, headquartered in St. Paul, MN, is the nation's largest and fastest-growing retail network of outdoor specialty stores for hunting, fishing, camping, marine and outdoor lifestyle products and services. Since 1960, Gander Mountain has offered the best selection of outdoor equipment, technical apparel, active casual wear, and footwear featuring national, regional and specialty brands at competitive prices. Focused on a "We Live Outdoors®" culture, Gander Mountain dedicates itself to creating outdoor memories.  Gander Mountain has launched a national campaign encouraging responsible firearms ownership – take the Responsibility Pledge at and use the hashtag #responsibilitypledge in social media to raise awareness. Gander Mountain has 161 conveniently-located outdoor lifestyle stores in 27 states.  For the nearest store location call 800-282-5993 or visit Gander Mountain is also the parent company of Overton's (, a leading catalog and Internet based retailer of products for boating and other water sports enthusiasts.

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