GREEN BAY - The Green Bay Packers are boarding a bus and hitting the road to visit fans around the state and in Iowa.
The team announced its plans Monday for the eighth "Green Bay Packers Tailgate Tour" set for May 14-18.
The tour will make stops in Oshkosh (May 14), Beloit (May 15), Dubuque, Iowa (May 16), Tomah (May 17) and Wisconsin Rapids (May 18).
Packers President and CEO Mark Murphy, along with players Jarrett Bush, Randall Cobb and Alex Green, and Packers alumni Santana Dotson, Aaron Taylor and Frank Winters are taking part in this year's tour.
Besides meeting fans and signing autographs, tailgate parties will be held in each city to support local charities.
Tickets for the tailgate parties at all locations except Tomah will go on sale April 1. Tickets for the Tomah tailgate party will go on sale April 6.
Tickets cost $30. General admission tickets will also be available for $5 at all locations expect for Oshkosh and Tomah.
Below is a list of tailgate party locations, hosting charities and ticket information:
Oshkosh: Oshkosh Premier Waterfront Hotel and Convention Center. To benefit Christine Ann Domestic Abuse Services Inc. Tickets on sale at Oshkosh Festival Foods, 2415 Westowne Ave.
Beloit: The Eclipse Center. To benefit Beloit Regional Hospice. Tickets on sale at Visit Beloit, 500 Public St.; Beloit Culvers, 2676 Cranston Rd.; The Rock on the River, 101 Maple St.; two Gateway Bank locations, 2215 Cranston Rd., Beloit and 5390 Williams Dr., Roscoe, Ill.; and two Janesville Culvers locations, 2633 Milton Ave. and 2421 W. Court St.
Dubuque: Grand River Center. To benefit Camp Albrecht Acres. Tickets on sale at three Kwik Stop locations in Dubuque: 2320 Gateway Dr., 2255 Kerper Blvd. and 4039 Pennsylvania Ave., and at the Kwik Stop on 740 Field of Dreams Way in Dyersville. Fans may purchase a maximum of four tickets per person, per day for the Dubuque tailgate party.
Tomah: Tomah Recreation Park. To benefit Tomah Area Cancer Support Inc. Tickets on sale at Burnstad's, 701 E. Clifton St.
Wisconsin Rapids: Witter Field. To benefit Opportunity Development Centers Inc. (ODC). Tickets on sale at two ODC locations, 1191 Huntington St., Wisconsin Rapids, and 2406 E 21st St., Marshfield; and at Daly Drug, 3215 8th St. South, Wisconsin Rapids. Tickets also available online at www.odcinc.com.
The tailgate party runs from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in each city, expect in Wisconsin Rapids, where the tailgate party will take place from 1 to 3:30 p.m.
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