GREEN BAY - The Green Bay Packers are boarding a bus and hitting the road to visit fans around the state.
The team announced its plans Wednesday for the seventh "Green Bay Packers Tailgate Tour" set for May 15-19.
The tour will make stops in La Crosse (May 15), Madison (May 16), Kenosha (May 17), Cedarburg/Grafton (May 18) and Sturgeon Bay (May 19).
Packers President and CEO Mark Murphy, along with players Mason Crosby and Jordy Nelson, and Packers Hall of Famers William Henderson, Larry McCarren and Marco Rivera are taking part in this year's tour.
Besides meeting fans and signing autographs, evening tailgate parties will be held in each city to support local charities.
Tickets for the tailgate parties will go on sale April 2. Tickets will cost $30. General admission tickets will also be available for $5 at all locations expect for Kenosha.
Below is a list of tailgate party locations, hosting charities and ticket information:
- La Crosse: Oktoberfest Southside Fest-grounds. To benefit the Children of the Heart. Tickets on sale at Festival Foods locations at 1260 Crossing Meadows Drive, Onalaska, and 2500 State Rd., La Crosse, in the Village Shopping Center.
- Madison: Alliant Center. To benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities. Tickets on sale only through www.TicketWeb.com, Ticketmaster, or by calling 866-777-8932.
- Kenosha: Boys & Girls Club of Kenosha. To benefit Boys & Girls Club of Kenosha. Tickets on sale at Boys & Girls Club of Kenosha, 1330 52nd St.
- Cedarburg/Grafton: Grafton High School. To benefit Portal, Inc. Tickets on sale at Portal, Inc., 1015 Cedar Creek Rd., Grafton, with information available at www.portalinc.org.
- Sturgeon Bay: Sunset Park. To benefit Habitat for Humanity. Tickets on sale at Marchant's Foods, County Highway DK, Brussels; Main Street Market, 7770 State Rd. 42, Egg Harbor; Pick n' Save,1847 Egg Harbor Rd., Sturgeon Bay; and Door County Habitat for Humanity, 410 N. 14th Ave., Sturgeon Bay.
The tailgate party runs from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in each city.
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