Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s Kick off Black Friday with Gifts

Earlier this week Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s announced Black Friday give-a-ways and plans for family fun.

Bass Pro Shops

Springfield, Missouri-based Bass Pro Shops has big plans for Black Friday (November 25, 2011).

The 5th Annual Great Turkey Campout begins nationwide at 5 p.m. Thanksgiving Day at 53 Bass Pro Shops store locations. From 5:00-8:00 p.m. Thanksgiving evening family and friends will gather around fire pits, enjoy free hot chocolate and s’mores, and play fun games, according to a Thursday (November 17) news release.

Campers can register to win Bass Pro Shops gift cards to be given away every half hour. Also, they can enter the Great Turkey Campout Sweepstakes to win huge prize packages.
One first prize package consisting of (1) Coleman Shelter 10 x 10 Signature with Lighting; (1) Bass Pro Shops 5-person Deluxe Dome Tent; and (1) Coleman Signature Coffeemaker, with a total combined approximate retail value of $301.00 will be awarded.

Plus, one grand prize package will be awarded consisting of a two-year lease on a 2012 Toyota Camry XLE valued at approximately $12,240.00, an Arctic Cat 425i ATV valued at approximately $6,329.00, and a Coleman/Bass Pro Shops Camping Package valued at approximately $301.00. Total combined approximate retail value of Grand Prize is $18,870.00. Toyota lease includes 25,000 miles/year and is subject to standard Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.’s (“TMS”) lease or use agreement terms. Restrictions apply.

See your local store for sweepstake details.

The Great Turkey Campout event will not be held at store locations in Branson (Missouri), Miami (Florida), Foxborough (Massachusetts), Calgary (Alberta), and Vaughan (Ontario).

Friday, November 25, from 5:30 a.m. – 7:00 a.m. campers at Bass Pro Shop stores, including the Foxborough location, will be treated to Christmas music and free refreshments. Doors open for Black Friday Christmas sales at 6:00 a.m.


Sidney, Nebraska-based Cabela’s is celebrating the Black Friday shopping experience by presenting gifts to the first 800 customers in line at each of its U.S. retail stores Friday, November 25, starting at 5 a.m.

Early Black Friday shoppers at each Cabela’s store will have the chance to win a Browning A-bolt 300 WSM rifle with a Cabela’s 50th Anniversary gun case, a Cabela’s camouflage hooded sweatshirt, or a Cabela’s gift card valued up to $100, according to a Wednesday (November 16) news release.

The first 800 Cabela’s customers, ages 18 and older, in line at 5 a.m., will be given an envelope containing information about the prize they won. All prizes will be distributed randomly. Winners will be able to pick up their prizes at the store immediately after store opening.

All Cabela’s stores will open on Black Friday, the Friday after Thanksgiving, at 5 a.m., and remain open until 10 p.m.


Bass Pro Shops

Phone: (800) 227-7776



Phone: (800) 237-4444


Worth Pondering…
Keep close to Nature’s heart…and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.
— John Muir

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