Tickets are still available for the Packers' 10th anniversary 'Green Bay Packers Tailgate Tour,' set for April 14-18. Tailgate parties are planned for Menomonie,(April 14), Prairie du Chien (April 15), Baraboo (April 16),Elkhorn(April 17) and Sheboygan(April 18) to support a local non-profit organization in each city.
Tickets for the Menomonie, Baraboo, Elkhorn and Sheboygan tailgate parties are still available. Tour celebrities include Packers President/CEO Mark Murphy, players Andrew Quarless, Micah Hyde and Casey Hayward, and Packers alumni Gilbert Brown, Antonio Freeman and Bill Schroeder. The tour will also feature special alumni in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Tailgate Tour, Dave Robinson and Jerry Kramer.
Tickets for the tailgate parties at the below locations are still available.
- Menomonie:Dunn County Fairgrounds (Ice Arena). To benefit The Bridge to Hope. Tickets on sale at Cenex stations in Menomonie, Boyceville and Colfax. Tickets also available online at www.thebridgetohope.org.
- Baraboo: Ho-Chunk Gaming Wisconsin Dells Upper Dells Ballroom, Baraboo, Wis. To benefit People Helping People. Tickets on sale at Cell Plus/U.S. Cellular Stores in Baraboo and Wisconsin Dells, Wis., as well as WCCU Credit Union locations in Baraboo, Lake Delton and Reedsburg, Wis.
- Elkhorn: Elkhorn Middle School, 627 East Court Street, Elkhorn, WI 53121. To benefit VIP Services. Tickets on sale Piggly Wiggly locations in Elkhorn, East Troy, Lake Geneva, and Delavan, Wis.
- Sheboygan: Blue Harbor Resort Conference Center – Grand Ballroom. To benefit Make-A-Wish® Wisconsin.* *Tickets on sale online at http://wisconsin.wish.org/packers.
The tour will take place aboard a customized motor coach emblazoned with the "10th Anniversary Green Bay Packers Tailgate Tour" logo and statistics from the past 10 years of traveling. In addition to the designated locations, tour celebrities will make surprise stops as the schedule allows.
The tailgate parties will welcome the players and alumni arriving at each location at 6 p.m., and will run until 8:30 p.m., except in Sheboygan, where the tailgate party will take place from 1 to 3:30 p.m. A local non-profit organization will host each party, which will feature food, giveaways, question-and-answer sessions and autographs. Tailgate party tickets cost $30, and attendees should note that the Robinson and Kramer autograph sessions will be limited to 150 randomly selected attendees at each location.
General admission tickets also will be available for $5 for the Menomonie and Baraboo tailgate party locations, which includes access to the Q-and-A sessions as well as tailgate party activities. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.
One hundred percent of the Tailgate Tour proceeds will benefit the hosting organizations. Further 'Tailgate Tour' details can be found on www.packers.com as the dates near.