Thunder to Hold Grand Opening of New Team Shop

Oklahoma City, Thursday, April 11 – The Oklahoma City Thunder will hold a grand opening event at the team’s new Thunder Shop location at Penn Square Mall this Saturday, April 13. The event will include appearances by Thunder entertainers, special discounts and opportunities to win Thunder items, including tickets to the team’s final home games of the regular season.

“We are excited to offer our fans another location where they can find a great selection of official Thunder merchandise,” said Brian Byrnes, senior vice president of Sales and Marketing for the Thunder.

The grand opening event, which will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., will feature the Thunder Girls, Thunder Drummers and Storm Chasers. The Thunder Girls will be available to sign autographs from noon to 12:30 p.m.

Starting at noon, the store will hold an hourly drawing for Thunder prizes, including pairs of tickets for the Thunder vs. Sacramento Kings game on Monday, April 15, and the regular-season finale against the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday, April 17.

During the event, the shop at Penn Square Mall will also offer a 30 percent discount on select Thunder jerseys. With every purchase at the store, customers will have an opportunity to spin a wheel for Thunder giveaways, while supplies last.

From 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., WILD 104.9 will be broadcasting live from the Thunder Shop.

The store will be open during regular mall hours of 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday. The shop location at Penn Square Mall will remain open through the end of June.

Other official Thunder Shop locations include downtown at Chesapeake Energy Arena and in Leadership Square. The team also recently opened a new location at the Outlet Shoppes at I-40 and Council Rd. in Oklahoma City.


WHO: Thunder Girls, Thunder Drummers and Storm Chasers
WHAT: Grand opening of new official Thunder Shop location
WHERE: Thunder Shop at Penn Square Mall (upper level, near Macy’s)
1901 Northwest Expressway, Oklahoma City 73118
WHEN: Saturday, April 13, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.