Shoe Carnival will open its first two New York state stores in Niagara Falls and Hamburg.
Both local Shoe Carnival stores will hold their grand openings at 9 a.m. Saturday.
The Niagara Falls store will be located in the LaSalle Center shopping plaza on Military Road near Niagara Falls Boulevard. The Hamburg store is located in the McKinley Milestrip Center, 4495 Milestrip Road, next to Starbucks.
The Indiana-based shoe store chain is geared toward families and carries name brand footwear such as Nike, Asics, New Balance, Keds and Reebok. It has 394 stores in 32 states and Puerto Rico.