Dick's Sporting Goods opening in Visalia

Dick's Sporting Goods is opening a Visalia store this week.Dick's Sporting Goods is opening a Visalia store this week.The newest Dick's Sporting Goods opens in Visalia on Tuesday followed by a celebration of giveaways and special athlete appearances throughout the upcoming weekend.

Located in the Gateway Plaza at 3637 S. Mooney Blvd., the store will be the national retailer's 23rd store in California and its 499th nationwide. 

The store will open its doors at 8 a.m. on Tuesday while a ribbon cutting ceremony will take place at 8 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 21.

Special extended store hours will be in effect on Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. and on Sunday from 9 a.m. to 8 a.m.

Customers on Friday will receive a free Reebok T-shirt while those on Saturday will get a Columbia T-shirt.

Mystery gift cards at varying values will be given to the first 100 customers on Sunday with one person winning the $500 card. 

In addition, customers on each day throughout the weekend may register for a chance to win an Epic A35T Trreadmill valued at $1,699 and a Nishiki Kinzua29 Limited Edition bicycle valued at $1,299.

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jeff Garcia will be talking to customers and signing autographs on Saturday from 1-3 p.m, while customers will also be able to meet with certified bike and lodge technicians on Saturday andPGA/LPGA professionals on Sunday.

More information about the grand opening can be found at  dickssportinggoodsonline.com/Grand_Open/Visalia or by calling the store at (559) 636-0633.

Last week, Dick's Sporting Good opened its new store in Clovis while its Fresno store opened in June of last year.