Car Cruise and Elvis Tribute Added to Opening Weekend

September 14, 2018 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Bridgeport Sound Tigers News Release

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. - The Bridgeport Sound Tigers, proud American Hockey League affiliate of the New York Islanders, announced today additional promotions to an already jam-packed opening weekend at Webster Bank Arena.

The Sound Tigers will host their first-ever Car Cruise and Elvis Tribute Day on Sunday, Oct. 14 prior to the team's 3 p.m. contest against the Rochester Americans. Beginning at noon, the plaza will come to life with a magnificent showcase of automobiles, featuring hot rods from the past and present.

In addition, Elvis Tribute Artist Jeff Krick will rock the plaza with a must-see concert at 1:30 p.m., highlighted by food and beverage specials during pre-game party. "Elvis" will also perform during the second intermission and the first 1,000 fans in attendance will receive a pair of Elvis sunglasses at the door.

All fans with a ticket to the Oct. 14 game will get into the car cruise for free. All others can walk into the car show portion for $5, benefitting the National Association of Naval Veterans Port 5. For tickets to the first-ever Car Cruise and Elvis Tribute Day, please contact the Sound Tigers front office at 203-345-2300 ext. 7. To register your vehicle, please contact groupsales@harboryardse.com.

The Sound Tigers begin the home portion of their 18th season on Saturday, Oct. 13 at 1 p.m. with a backpack giveaway to the first 2,500 kids (14 years of age or younger) courtesy of All Electric Construction and Communication. Added family fun will be provided in the Kids Zone on the outdoor plaza, presented by Big Y, which includes inflatables and food and beverage specials. In addition, all students who participate in the CHET summer reading program will receive a FREE ticket to the game. Click here for details.

Packed Promotional Lineup: The Sound Tigers will boast one of their most extensive and wide-ranging promotional schedules ever for the 2018-19 season. The fan-friendly calendar includes the return of popular themes like Hockey and Hops (Nov. 23 and Mar. 17), Military Appreciation (Jan. 12), Star Wars Night (Jan. 19) and Princess Night (Mar. 30). Regional hockey fans will be elated for the addition of Hockey Weekend in Connecticut (Feb. 23-24), while other new headliners include Holiday Gift Weekend (Dec. 15-16) and a revamped Teddy Bear Toss (Nov. 23). View the full 2017-18 promotional schedule.

For additional details or to reserve a group outing for any giveaway or theme night, please call the Sound Tigers' front office at (203) 345-2300 ext 7.

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