Packers Family Night set for Aug. 3

Aaron Rodgers will once again lead the Packers onto the Lambeau Field turf this summer for the annual Packers Family Night.
Raymond T. Rivard photograph

Has it been 13 years already? This summer’s annual ritual known as Packers Family Night will again be sponsored by Bellin Health and has been scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 3.

The featured event of the night, an intra-squad scrimmage between the Packers offense and defense, will highlight the evening’s festivities, which begin at 5:30 p.m. The on-field scrimmage will begin at about 7:30 p.m.

Tickets for the event are $10 and will go on sale June 24 at 9 a.m. The tickets may be purchased through Ticketmaster, over the phone or through the Internet – in addition, tickets may be purchased at the Packers ticket office at Lambeau Field. There is no limit in the number of tickets one may buy and all individuals attending the event need a ticket, regardless of age.

According to a press release by the team today, this is information you may want to know:

The defense, including Clay Matthews, gets ready for a Family night scrimmage a couple of seasons ago.
Raymond T. Rivard photograph

group ticket program (minimum of 50 tickets) will be offered again. The application form is available online at, in person at the Packers ticket office or can be requested to be faxed by calling 920/569-7501. Group ticket orders are restricted to approved groups and organizations, and are to be used for the sole purpose of accommodating a group or organizational outing. Resale is prohibited.

Other festivities that make up the night’s activities are as follows as provided via the Packers’ press release:

Included in the evening’s activities will be the popular Chili’s “Jerseys Off Our Backs” promotion with approximately 20 jerseys – all of which will have been worn by Packers players in the just-completed scrimmage – to be given away in a random drawing.

The Kemps Packers Experience returns this year. The evening will feature other activities for the younger fans, including sidewalk chalk and face painting.

The Copps-Pick ’n Save Family Night Picnic also returns and the spectacular Copps-Pick ’n Save Fireworks Show will conclude the night.

Parking for the event will be $5, with net proceeds to be donated to the Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Program.

In case of inclement weather, no refunds will be issued unless all stadium activities – from 5:30 p.m. until the end of the fireworks show – are cancelled.

For fans not attending the event, WLUK-TV FOX 11 again will originate a statewide telecast. In addition to Green Bay, the event will be televised on WITI-TV in Milwaukee, WMSN-TV in Madison, WFXS-TV in Wausau, WLAX-TV in La Crosse and WEUX-TV in Eau Claire. It will be hosted by Drew Smith and other members of the Fox 11 sports and news staffs.

Family Night is a popular event for those who have never been to Lambeau Field and want to feel as close to a game-day experience as possible, this is the event to attend.

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