Wednesday, September 30, 2009
Tampa Bay Lightning Family Weekend at IKEA Tampa: Friday-Sunday, Oct. 2-4, 2009
Tampa Bay Lightning Stanley Cup champion and fan-favorite Dave Andreychuk hosts a commemorative puck drop at IKEA Tampa on Friday, October 2 at 7:00pm to launch an IKEA Tampa/Tampa Bay Lightning partnership for the 2009-10 season. The October 2 announcement starts the “Lightning Family Weekend” at IKEA, with a game plan that promises fun for people of all ages!
Friday, October 2, 6pm to 8pm: Friday Night “Face Off”
The Bolt Brigade, Lightning Girls, and Lightning fan-favorite Dave Andreychuk. Fans can check out the new Lightning mobile marketing truck & trailer, an interactive unit which brings Lightning hockey on the road. Chances to win Lightning game tickets courtesy of IKEA Tampa, and prize giveaways. After the 7pm commemorative puck drop, Dave Andreychuk will sign autographs and take pictures with fans. Bring your camera!
Saturday, October 3, 1pm to 4pm: Slap Shot Saturday
A special appearance by Thunderbug (2pm to 4pm) and Bolt Brigade. Free commemorative pictures (1pm to 3pm). Chances to win Lightning game tickets courtesy of IKEA Tampa, and prize giveaways.
Sunday, October 4, 1pm to 3pm: Sunday Scramble
Last opportunity to score Lightning game tickets courtesy of IKEA Tampa, and prize giveaways. Free commemorative pictures.
“This partnership is designed to support the economic development of the Channelside/Ybor City residential and entertainment districts through unique cross-promotions,” says IKEA Tampa Store Manager Monica Varela. “Channelside and Ybor City have so much to offer residents from throughout the Tampa Bay area; we are thrilled to reach out to our neighbors to provide additional promotional activity to help all our businesses.”
For more information on the activities and promotions resulting from the IKEA / Tampa Bay Lightning partnership, please click here.