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  • Fri., Jul. 25, 2014 6:00 PM CDT Packers 1K Kids Run

    Back to Football also includes the 1K Kids Run, presented by WPS Health Insurance. Kids 10 years old and younger will have the opportunity to run a Lambeau Lap on Friday, July 25, at 6 p.m. Registration for the Kids Run is $10 and all participants will receive a Packers 1K Run t-shirt, a logoed bag and a participant medal.

    http://www.packers.com/5k

  • Fri., Jul. 25, 2014 7:00 PM CDT Movie Night at Lambeau Field

    Movie Night at Lambeau Field will return this year on Friday, July 25, following the 1K Kids Run. The event is free and open to the public, and concessions will be available throughout the movie. More details will be announced at a later date.

    Time listed above is subject to change.

  • Sat., Jul. 26, 2014 6:30 PM CDT Packers 5K Run/Walk

    The fifth annual ‘5K Run/Walk at Lambeau Field,’ is set for Saturday, July 26, at 6:30 p.m.

    The computer-timed run is highlighted by a neighborhood route that ultimately takes participants into Lambeau Field and around the famed gridiron. The event has a special finish line – the Packers’ ‘G’ painted on turf located in the parking lot.

    All participants will receive a Packers 5K Run T-shirt, a logoed bag, and a bib number and timing chip. To celebrate the race’s fifth anniversary, all participants will receive a commemorative medal. In addition, photos will be taken on the course and will be available at no cost on the Packers 5K Run website.

    Packers-themed awards will be presented to the top three finishers in each age group. An awards ceremony will take place following the conclusion of the race.

    Registration, which is $25 for adults and $15 for children (12 and younger), will be available online beginning Friday, May 23, at www.packers.com/5k. Mail-in registration is also an option, with forms available online and in person at Lambeau Field. Runners can also register at the Bellin Run Expo on Friday, June 13, at Astor Park in Green Bay. Early registration is encouraged. After July 13, registration fees will increase to $30 and $20, respectively.

  • Thu., Jul. 31, 2014 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT PPCC Annual Reception

    The Packers Partners Annual Reception is set for Thursday, July 31, 2014 in the Lambeau Field Atrium from 4:00 PM- 7:00 PM.

    Packers Jarrett Boykin, Eddie Lacy, Datone Jones and DuJuan Harris will appear at the reception. The event will include a Player Guest Q&A, a Meet & Greet with a Packers Alumni and a Raffle Drawing.

    This is a member’s only event. Invitations will be mailed the week of June 23rd, and online registration will open at 9 am CDT on June 25th and will close on July 11th at 5 pm CDT. 

    Invitations will include all of this information and additional details.

    To sign up to become a member of the Packers Partners Club of Champions and receive an invitation to the reception, fans can go to www.packers.com/ppcc.

     
  • Sat., Aug. 02, 2014 5:30 PM CDT Packers Family Night, presented by Bellin Health

    ‘Family Night’ will serve as the introduction of the 2014 Green Bay Packers, in-person to a capacity crowd in Lambeau Field and on television to a state-wide audience.

    The event, which begins with in-stadium activities at 5:30 p.m., will benefit the Wendy’s Wonderful Kids foster care adoption program, a signature program of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.

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Lambeau Field: All that's left to do is yell

Posted Jul 18, 2013

New south end zone seating could enhance Packers’ home-field advantage

Fans take in the view from their new seats in the new south end zone. VIEW PHOTO GALLERY

GREEN BAY—The ribbon was cut and the doors were opened on the new south end zone on Thursday. All that’s left is to find out how much louder Lambeau Field will become.

As Packers President/CEO Mark Murphy officially opened the new Shopko Gate to the renovated south end zone for a “Meet Your Seat” event for the area’s ticket holders, he touched on the biggest remaining curiosity – the impact the “Wall of Sound,” which closes off Lambeau’s south end and adds roughly 7,000 outdoor voices, might have on the Packers’ home-field advantage.

“Last year, when there were no fans in the end zone (during construction), players commented to me about how much louder it was already,” Murphy said. “We’re excited about the ‘Wall of Sound.’”

The opening of the south end zone completes a three-year stadium improvement project that saw the Packers add a new sound system in the seating bowl in 2011 and new video boards and premium-seating gate in 2012. Of the $146 million needed for the entire project, $64 million came from the team’s stock sale in late 2011.

“We can’t thank our fans enough,” said Murphy, who was joined on stage for the ribbon-cutting by several state and local dignitaries, including Gov. Scott Walker.

Walker called Lambeau Field a “mecca” and a “world-class attraction,” complimenting the Packers on making the renovations “an improvement and not a distraction.”

That was one of the goals from the outset, continuing a process begun during the stadium’s 2003 renovation.

“One of the things we’re really proud of is we think we’ve done it in a way that ties into and builds on the great history and tradition of Lambeau Field,” Murphy said. “We’re really pleased with it.”

The additional 7,000 seats vault Lambeau Field ahead of Cowboys Stadium and into third place on the list of the NFL’s largest stadiums, behind only FedEx Field in Washington, D.C., and MetLife Stadium in New Jersey.

“It’s pretty impressive for by far the smallest community in the NFL to have the third-largest stadium,” Murphy said. “We’re fully confident we’ll fill those seats.”

The process of filling them – with a combination of new season-ticket holders and previous ones who changed locations to the new area, opening up seats in the stadium bowl – removed 3,800 names from the Packers’ lengthy season-ticket waiting list.

Economically, Murphy pointed out the project created 2,000 jobs and $70 million in wages, adding that major portions of the work were done by area companies – 40 percent from Brown County, 70 percent from northeastern Wisconsin and 92 percent from within the state.

The new south end zone is also projected to generate an annual $12 million economic impact, the equivalent of an extra home game each season.

“This gives our fans unique seating and viewing options, unlike anything we have in the stadium now,” Murphy said. “We really think we’ve created something very special.”

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