Dick’s Sporting Goods to Celebrate New Store in Huntington, NY

DICK’S Sporting Goods, the nation’s largest sporting goods chain, will be opening a new DICK’S Sporting Goods and Field & Stream store in Long Island on Friday, September 30 at Melville Mall in Melville, NY (870 Walt Whitman Road).

The new location features a DICK’S Sporting Goods and a Field & Stream housed under the same roof. This unique shopping destination will offer the convenience of being able to purchase all sporting goods and outdoor needs at one time, in one location and at any checkout.  In addition, the DICK’S store will also be one of the first to include a new and improved footwear section designed to offer a broad selection of sports performance and casual footwear.

“We look forward to opening our new location in the Long Island-area of New York and embracing the community’s great sports and outdoor traditions,” said Lauren Hobart, Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, DICK’S Sporting Goods. “Having two great stores under one roof allows us to offer an even greater selection of the most-trusted brands and the highest level of expertise to all athletes and outdoor enthusiasts in the area.”

A three-day Grand Opening celebration will run through Sunday, October 2. The store will open at 8:00 a.m. on Friday and Saturday and 9:00 a.m. on Sunday.

Several special guests will make in-store appearances during the Grand Opening including Troy & Chase Landry, as seen on the Swamp People Television Series from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday; Jep Robertson, Star of A&E’s Duck Dynasty from11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday; former New York offensive lineman David Diehl from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday and Winchester Deadly Passion Host Melissa Bachman from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Saturday; Bachman will also appear on Sunday from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. as will former New York first baseman Tino Martinez from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Guests will have the chance to receive giveaways throughout the weekend, which will include a chance to open the DICK’S Sporting Goods Gift Locker or Field & Stream Locked and Loaded Prize Safe, giveaway items and other premium items.