“Every year the Green Bay Packers hit the road for the Packers Tailgate Tour, a five-day five-city bus trip to celebrate and thank fans in person as well as help local charities. Saturday, April 13th, 2019 Habitat for Humanity of Langlade County will host the areas ultimate tailgate party.
The Packer Tailgate bus will make a few random stops throughout the community making surprise random visits at schools, hospitals, assisted living centers, etc. before heading to the exclusive VIP -party event at 11 am located at Game On in Antigo (formerly Edison Club). The VIP party will be exclusive to 75 sponsor VIP ticket holders. The VIP party will consist of a luncheon while mingling with President & CEO Mark Murphy, Nick Barnett, Earl Dotson, Ryan Grant, Bernardo Harris, Aaron Kampman, and Scott Wells. VIP attendees will be entered into a drawing for a signed Packer helmet, one item of their choice to be autographed, and a collector’s souvenir at the reception. Following autograph signings, the celebrities will mingle and take pictures with attendees. A police escort will then take the Packer Tailgate Tour bus as well as all VIP ticket holders to the Tailgate Tour’s main event at the Langlade County Fairgrounds.
Doors open for the Tailgate Party Event at 11 am with games for kids and adults, tailgate style food, drinks, local vendor displays and more. There will be music provided by Showtime Entertainment. Once the Packers arrive Mark Murphy will host a Q & A session. Fan ticket holders are allowed to comment and ask questions during this time. Once the Q & A session closes, live music from the Spicy Tie Band will begin. Fan ticket holders will then be able to get one item of their choice or the souvenir item (received at door with a Fan ticket purchase) to be signed.
Different raffles will be going on during the event including a meat raffle with the main raffle item being a signed Packer Players helmet. You must be present to win. Silent auction items will be displayed and door prizes will be given out.
After the Spicy Tie Band has finished, the music continues with DJ Showtime keeping you entertained and moving to the music. The event wraps up at 7 pm.
LIMITED TICKETS! Fan tickets – $40 ($44.06 online) include (2) drinks, (2) food purchases, access to the events activities, full access to the Q & A session, souvenir keepsake item, access to get one item of choice autographed.
General Admission ticket – $10 ($12.24 online) include access to the event's activities, ability to listen in on Q &A (cannot comment or ask questions) ability to purchase food and drink at the event. This does NOT include access to the autograph line and does not include the souvenir keepsake item.
Winner of signed Packer Players helmet will be announced at 6:00 pm. Must be present to win!!!”
Tickets on sale at Pick ‘n Save, 406 HWY 64 E, Antigo; and Lakeside Pharmacy, 536 5th Ave.