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Bloomington’s Raising Cane’s opens next week



Bloomington, Indiana – Bloomington’s Raising Cane’s is set to open next week.

The restaurant, originally scheduled for an Aug. 23 opening, will instead debut on Wednesday, Sept. 7. Located at 422 E. Kirkwood Ave. near Indiana University, it’s Bloomington’s first Raising Cane’s.

On Sept. 7 at 9 a.m., the restaurant will hold a grand opening celebration with members of the IU community and the Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce. The event will feature a deejay and the IU cheerleaders.

Raising Cane’s is holding a “Lucky 20” drawing in which 20 customers will win free Raising Cane’s for a year. Entries will be accepted between 7:30 a.m. and 8 :30 a.m. Winners must be present to claim their prize. In addition, the first 100 dine-in customers will receive commemorative t-shirts and have the opportunity to sign a special bicycle helmet that will go on display.

Those who can’t attend on Sept. 7 will have the chance to get a branded swag bag on Tuesday, Sept. 8 starting at 10 a.m. The restaurant will be open Sunday through Wednesday from 10 a.m. to midnight and Thursday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3:30 a.m.

The chicken chain currently has Indiana locations in Mishawaka and West Lafayette.

Its roots trace back to 1996 in New Orleans.