NORWALK, Conn. — The wait is over: Dick’s Sporting Goods opens its Norwalk location today with a three-day celebration that includes giveaways and a visit from New York Giants running back Paul Perkins.
The store, located at 444 Connecticut Ave. in the former Sports Authority, officially opens at 8 a.m. on Friday, March 17.
Guests in line early will get a chance to open the Dick’s Sporting Goods Gift Locker at 7:45 a.m. Friday and Saturday and at 8:45 a.m. Sunday.
The first 100 people in line Friday will receive a free Adidas Go-To Performance T-shirt. The first 100 on Saturday and Sunday get a free mystery gift card ranging in value from $10 to one lucky card for $500.
Perkins is scheduled to appear from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday for a fan meet and greet with autographs. A wristband is required for that event.
The Norwalk store is the 12th Dick's location in Connecticut, with the next closest locations in Danbury and Milford.
The nationwide retailer offers a range of sports equipment, apparel, footwear and accessories.
Visit dicks.com/Norwalk for full details on the grand opening celebration, including giveaways, promotions, special guests, brand activations and a $10 coupon off a $25 purchase.