Packers Tailgate Tour to make stop in Merrill
The Green Bay Packers Tailgate Tour announced the dates and locations of its ninth annual trek on Tuesday, including stops in Michigan and Wisconsin, according to the team’s website.
Merrill, Wis., will be the Tailgate Tour’s last stop on Saturday, April 19, at the Merrill Area Recreation Complex (MARC). The tour features a motor coach and tailgate party at each stop. In Merrill, the party will go from 12:30 p.m. to 3. Packers celebrities who’ll be there include President/CEO Mark Murphy, cornerback/special teams ace Jarrett Bush, linebacker Brad Jones, and kicker Mason Crosby.
“The Packers are very excited to embark on the ninth annual Tailgate Tour,” Packers President/CEO Mark Murphy said in a statement. “Thanks to the loyalty of our fans, this has been an extremely successful event for the past nine years. We’re excited this year to visit the northern parts of our state, as well as the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, and look forward to supporting great organizations throughout the tour.”
Other stops on the Tailgate Tour include Escanaba, Ironwood, Superior, and Rice Lake.
Tickets to the tailgate parties go on sale Friday, February 28. In Merrill, ticket proceeds will go to benefit Riverbend Trail, and will be available at multiple locations in town. For more information on the event, including specific ticket sales locations, click here.