Atlantic City's new Bass Pro Shops will open its doors April 15.
The new Bass Pro Shops store is the newest offering at Atlantic City's Tanger Outlets 'The Walk' development. Doors will open at 6:00 p.m. on April 15 for the opening ceremonies and celebrations, which are open to the public and free.
The grand opening will feature many celebrities and notables, along with famous names from the world of hunting and fishing. Jimmy Houston of "Jimmy Houston Outdoors" will emcee the opening.
Some of the sports stars slated to be in attendance include NASCAR's Tony Stewart and Martin Truex, Jr.
Famous fishermen will include seven-time Bassmaster Angler of the Year Kevin VanDam, T.J. Ott and Bill "Hollywood" Muniz from the show "Wicked Tuna." Hunters will include Walter Parrot, a champion turkey caller and member of RedHead's pro hunting team.
Dignitaries in attendance will include wounded U.S. Army veteran and USA Cars spokesman Bryan Anderson and Cierra Kaler-Jones, the current Miss New Jersey.
According to Bass Pro Shops, half of the opening event proceeds will go to local and nationwide conservation organizations.