According to a recent press release, Bass Pro Shops plans to open a location in Grand Prairie, on the east side of SH 161, just south of IKEA and north of I-20. This will be the first Bass Pro Shop in Grand Prairie and the third in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex.
Bass Pro Shops will build a new 100,000-square-foot retail store with a unique, completely custom design that will be the outdoor retailer’s fifth location in the region and 15th location in Texas. The new location is expected to open in the spring of 2024.
The news of Bass Pro Shop coming to Grand Prairie was met with mixed reactions from residents. Some were ecstatic at the prospect of having a nearby place to buy hunting and fishing supplies, while others were worried about the traffic that the store would bring to an already booming area.
Bass Pro Shops is known for being a destination spot for outdoor enthusiasts. The stores are large, and they offer a wide variety of products for hunting, fishing, camping, and hiking. In addition to selling equipment and supplies, Bass Pro Shops also offers classes and events related to outdoor activities.
The Grand Prairie location is also sure to be a draw for tourists. The city is close to several major attractions, including Six Flags Hurricane Harbor and AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys and Texas Rangers. With its proximity to these tourist destinations, the new Bass Pro Shop is sure to be a popular spot for out-of-towners looking to stock up on supplies before heading out on any adventure.
Whether you’re an ardent outdoorsman or just someone who likes to window shop, it’s exciting news that another Bass Pro Shop is coming to Grand Prairie. The store is slated to open in Spring of 2024 and will bring about 100 new jobs to the area. So whether you’re in need of a new fishing rod or just looking for a place to kill some time, keep an eye out for the opening of the newest Bass Pro Shop.