Events include board cutting ceremony, family-friendly activities, and special promotions

The newest Westlake ACE Hardware in McKinney, Texas will kick off its grand re-opening festivities with a “board cutting” ceremony on Friday, September 20th at 11:30am. Representatives from the McKinney Chamber of Commerce and Westlake associates will cut a ceremonial board to mark the occasion. The store is located at 1700 West Virginia St. in McKinney.

The celebration will continue Saturday, September 21 with family-friendly activities, an ice cream truck, paint-a-pot activity for kids, vendor demonstrations, and big savings with a special “20% Off Bag Sale” Friday, September 20 through Sunday, September 22. 

The 13th store owned and operated by Westlake Ace Hardware in Texas, the McKinney location sells traditional hardware products such as fasteners, tools, plumbing, and electrical supplies – as well as such leading paint, power equipment, outdoor, and lawn and garden brands as Magnolia Home Paint by Joanna Gaines, Toro, Milwaukee Tool, Yeti, and Scott’s. 

For the BBQ lover, the store’s Backyard BBQ department offers an extensive selection of grills and smokers from brands such as Big Green Egg, Pit Barrel Cooker Co., Traeger, and Weber – as well as a wide array of grilling tools, supplies, and sauces.

Grand Opening Activities on Saturday, September 21 (11 a.m. – 2 p.m.)

  • “20% Off Bag Sale” – Take 20% off everything that can fit in a bag. The promotion is valid September 20 – 22. Some restrictions apply. See store associates for details.
  • Free family fun activities including face painting, ice cream, and a “paint-a-pot” activity
  • Ace Rewards prize giveaway – Sign up for Ace Rewards by Sunday, September 22 and enter to win either a $500, $250 or $100 Ace Gift Card.
  • Vendor product demonstrations, samples, and BBQ tastings
  • A charity cookout to benefit Earl Slaughter Elementary School, and their new STEM lab – which promotes innovative, hands-on learning that integrates Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. All donations will help the school buy a flight simulator.   
  • Jeff Miles, host of KLUV morning show, will be onsite 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Sales on items from such brands as DeWalt, Milwaukee, Yeti, and more

About Westlake Ace Hardware

For nearly 115 years, Westlake Ace Hardware has been the helpful neighborhood hardware store countless generations have shopped at for power and hand tools, fasteners, housewares, and plumbing, lawn care, pet, and electrical supplies. It has been part of the Ace Hardware Cooperative since 1959, and a wholly owned Ace subsidiary since 2012.

With access to more than 70,000 products, Westlake lives the Ace Helpful Promise every day by delivering reliable service, helpful advice, and products so its customers and neighbors get their projects done right every time. Westlake Commercial offers a wide array of HVAC equipment, plumbing supplies, safety products, commercial lighting, paint, and other hard-to-find products to business and trade customers.

Westlake currently owns and operates more than 130 stores in California, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, and Washington.