We have more information about the Packers Tailgate tour scheduled to stop in Merrill on April 19th. Tour celebrities will include Packers President/CEO Mark Murphy, players Jarrett Bush, Brad Jones and Mason Crosby, and Packers alumni Paul Coffman, Lynn Dickey and James Lofton.
The tour will take place aboard a customized motor coach emblazoned with the logo “Green Bay Packers Tailgate Tour” and the phrase “Touching Down in Your Community.” The tailgate parties will welcome the players and alumni to Merrill from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Members of the Riverbend Trail will host the party which will feature food, giveaways, question-and-answer sessions and autographs.
Tailgate party tickets cost $30. General admission tickets also will be available for $5, which includes access to the Q-and-A sessions as well as tailgate party activities. Food and beverage will be available for purchase.
The Merrill stop of the tour will be at the MARC. To benefit Riverbend Trail. Tickets on sale at Merrill Chamber of Commerce, Dave’s County Market, and Drew’s Piggly Wiggly, Tickets also available online at www.merrillchamber.org. Tickets for the tailgate parties at all locations will go on sale Friday, Feb. 28.