EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - Academy Sports and Outdoors in Evansville was just one of many stores that opened its doors early for last minute shoppers on Christmas Eve.
The store manager says they expected a good number of people to come in and shop.
"Christmas eve is one of those busy times for shoppers so we want to make sure we give them that last chance to get those last minute ideas. But you know Christmas day we want to spend that time with our friends and family, so these associate have put it a long hard days and we want to reward them tomorrow as well," said Rob Duncan, store manager.
Academy Sports and Outdoors will be open until 6 pm on Christmas Eve. The store will re-open at 7 am on Friday.