Less than a year after its official groundbreaking, IKEA Oak
Creek announced the full schedule of Grand Opening events to celebrate the store opening on Wednesday, May 16th.
The 293,000 square foot space is the first IKEA store in Wisconsin, and has 1000 parking spaces. Additional overflow parking with shuttle service will be provided on the Grand Opening day.
-IKEA installed 225,000 square feet of solar panels atop the Oak Creek store.
– The store is home to a 300 seat restaurant that opens 30 minutes before the store and has $2.00 breakfast.
-Two million meat balls are eaten in IKEA stores daily.
Shoppers will be greeted with family-friendly activities like face painting, balloons, live music, and more. The first 200 children (12 & younger) in line will receive a free FAMNIG heart-shaped toy. The first 1,000 adults in line will receive a special welcome gift.
There will be special offers throughout the day including thousands of dollars in gift cards valued at $500, $1,500, and $2000.
Visitors who join IKEA Family or scan their IKEA Family card in-store at an IKEA FAMILY kiosk, info tower, tablet or during checkout, will also be automatically entered for a chance to win a $250 IKEA Gift Card through the IKEA FAMILY loyalty
Winners will be randomly drawn every hour during store open hours.
Customers can begin lining up at the store at 5:00 a.m. on
Wednesday, May 16th. Entertainment for customers waiting in line will begin at 6:00 a.m., and the Grand Opening ceremony will begin at 8:15 a.m.
The doors will officially open at 9:00 a.m.
See our exclusive sneak peek of the Smaland Play Area for young kids!
Find out more at IKEA-USA.com/OakCreek