Oct 11 2019

New Ace Hardware of Chico Holds Grand Opening

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The grand opening celebration will be held October 18 - 20.


CHICO, Calif. – October 10, 2019 – The new Ace Hardware of Chico store at 231 W East Avenue will kick off its grand opening festivities with a “board cutting” ceremony on Friday, Oct. 18 at 9 a.m. Local dignitaries and store associates will cut a ceremonial board to mark the occasion.

The grand opening celebration will continue on Saturday, Oct. 19 at 10 a.m. with family-friendly activities, vendor demonstrations, and more. In addition to tax-free purchases Oct. 18-20 during a “We Pay Your Sales Tax” event, shoppers at the new store will enjoy many other special sales throughout the weekend. The store will open at 7 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 20.

The new store sells traditional hardware products such as fasteners, electrical supplies, tools, plumbing, and features several “store-in-a-store” concepts and departments – The Garden Center, Backyard BBQ, Outdoor Power Equipment, The Tool Shop, Pet Supply, The Paint Studio, and Kitchen Essentials, and Hallmark Gold Crown gifts and décor items.


Grand Opening Schedule for Saturday, Oct. 19 (10 a.m. – 2 p.m.)

  • Vendor demonstrations – including BBQ grills and tastings from Traeger and Big Green Egg, outdoor power equipment and power tools from Stihl, the latest irrigation products from Raindrip, and more
  • Free kids’ activities – face painting and airbrush tattoos, balloon twisting, and a “paint-a-pot” planting activity
  • A pet adoption and pet supply donation drive to benefit the Butte Humane Society
  • Ace Rewards prize giveaways – including the chance to win a $500 Ace Gift Card
  • A live remote with KTHU-FM, Thunder 100.7
  • A percentage of Backyard BBQ department sales on Oct. 19 will benefit Operation BBQ Relief
  • Free cupcakes from Cupcake Crusader, and free Kahuna Brothers Shave Ice

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