All available tickets, approximately 67,000, to view Brett Favre's Packers Hall of Fame induction ceremony on the TundraVision video boards from the Lambeau Field seating bowl have been sold, the Packers Hall of Fame Inc. and the Packers announced today.
"We are looking forward to sharing the excitement for Brett Favre's induction into the Packers Hall of Fame with 67,000 fans viewing the banquet on the video boards in Lambeau Field," said Packers Hall of Fame Inc. president Perry Kidder. "We are pleased with the enthusiastic response to this viewing opportunity, which will be a special complement to a historic evening."
The tickets, priced at $4 each, were on sale through Ticketmaster beginning at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, and grant admission to the seating bowl to watch the July 18 induction ceremony on the TundraVision video boards. During the evening, Favre will also make an appearance in the bowl to address the crowd.Additionally, the induction ceremony, which will feature the retirement of No. 4 by the Packers organization, also will be carried live by the Packers TV Network and NFL Network as well as streamed live on packers.com.
Net proceeds from the viewing opportunity ticket sales will benefit Favre 4 Hope. Parking, also priced at $4, will be available on a first-come, first-served basis in Lambeau Field's west-side parking lot, which will open for the event at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 18. Gates to the seating areas will open at 5:15 p.m., and Favre will address the fans in the stadium at approximately 6:30 p.m.
More information about parking and gate entry will be communicated as the event approaches.
Additionally, Favre's name and No. 4 will subsequently be unveiled inside Lambeau Field on the north façade during a ceremony at the Packers' home game against the Chicago Bears on Thanksgiving night, November 26, 2015.
About the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame Inc.:
The Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame Inc. is a nonprofit corporation independent of the Green Bay Packers that guides the Hall as a historic national sports venue and educational resource to the Green Bay community and the state of Wisconsin. The Hall raises funds through its annual induction banquet, Golf Classic and other events to preserve the history of the Green Bay Packers and expand its archives. Historic memorabilia donated by individuals to the Hall may qualify as tax-deductible gifts.
Originally established in 1967 as a temporary display in the concourse of the Brown County Veterans Memorial Arena, the Hall moved into its own facility in 1976 near Lambeau Field. In 2003, it relocated to the Lambeau Field Atrium. It is currently closed for the ongoing Atrium renovation project and will reopen later this summer. Fans may still experience Packers history though stadium tours and other youth programs. Additionally, groups interested in booking tours and those seeking additional information are asked to call 920-569-7512 or visit the Hall online at www.packers.com/hof.