Times for 'Packers Family Night, Presented by FOX 11,' to be held Friday, Aug. 5, were announced today by the Green Bay Packers.
'Family Night,' this summer marking its fifth occurrence, features a scrimmage in a game-like atmosphere at Lambeau Field. This year's event includes an opponent for the first time, with the Buffalo Bills on the opposite sideline.
Gates to the stadium open at 4 p.m. and on-field entertainment begins at 5:30 with the Oneida Nation Dancers and mascot games. The Packers and Bills will take to the field at 6 p.m. and run through various practice drills before kicking off the scrimmage at approximately 7 p.m. A spectacular fireworks show will conclude the night.
Due to the many activities taking place all day long at training camp, including the 8:45 a.m. practice with the Buffalo Bills on Hinkle Field, the parking lot will open at 7 a.m. and remain open through the evening's scrimmage in the stadium. Parking will be free of charge. The Lambeau Field Atrium and its attractions, including the Packers Hall of Fame, will be open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
A rundown of the day's events follows:
7 a.m. - Parking lots open (FREE of charge)
8 a.m. - Atrium opens
8:45 a.m. - Packers-Bills joint practice on Hinkle Field
2 p.m. - Atrium closes to prepare for Family Night
4 p.m. - Lambeau Field gates open
5:30 p.m. - On-field entertainment begins
6 p.m. - Packers-Bills take field for pre-scrimmage drills
7 p.m. - 'Family Night' scrimmage begins, with fireworks show to follow