DETROIT - The Detroit Lions are opening Ford Field gates 30 minutes early (2 PM) for their Color Rush game against the Chicago Bears on Saturday, December 16 to help accommodate one of the largest expected crowds this season. Kickoff is scheduled for 4:30 PM ET.
A VERY LIMITED number of Club, Miller Lite Taproom, lower-bowl and Standing Room seats are still available. All tickets can be purchased atDetroitlions.com *or over the phone (877-212-8898).*
Additionally, the first 25,000 fans arriving at Ford Field before 3:30 PM will receive a Detroit Lions Color Rush jersey ornament.
The DTE Energy Power Hour promotion at Blitz and Bud Light Party Zone will also be extended and run from 2 PM – 3:30 PM with food and beverage pricing that includes:
- $2 hot dogs
- $2 soda and water
- $3 Bud Light drafts and 12 oz. Budweiser and Bud Light cans
- $3 well drinks
- $5 Leaping Lion cocktails
* Specialty cocktail served in mason jar
Blitz's indoor tailgate will feature fan photo opportunities with the Detroit Lions Cheerleaders along with a Spin-It to Win-it game. At the Bud Light Party Zone, Lions Legends T Lomas Brown and WR Herman Moore will be on hand for a chalk talk, meet and greet and autograph opportunity.
Fans entering the stadium between 2 PM – 2:30 PM are also eligible to win two sideline passes for pregame warmups sponsored by Pepsi. To enter the giveaway, fans can post photos to their Twitter and Instagram accounts showing their Lions pride and use the hashtag #OnePride prior to 2:30 PM. Submitted photos also have a chance to be featured on the video board during the game as well as Detroitlions.com and team social media channels.
The Pride Plaza tailgate outside of Ford Field will also kick off at 1:30 PM and include tailgate games, food trucks and more.