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Get Ready for the Tampa Bay Lightning's 2019 - 2020 season by joining us for Lightning Launch Weekend, September 13 - 15. We are hosting a new series of events leading up to the beginning of preseason to give fans an opportunity to experience an entire weekend of games, giveaways, interviews with Lightning personalities, and more!

Friday, September 13th

Family Fun Night at Sparkman Wharf
6:00-10:00 p.m.
Join the Tampa Bay Lightning out at Sparkman Wharf for Family Fun Night, Friday, September 13th from 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm. We will be giving out autograph and retail prizes throughout the night through raffles, trivia, bubble hockey tournaments and social contests. Fans will also be able to pick up their car magnets, yard signs and other promotional items to get ready for the start of the 2019-20 Tampa Bay Lightning Regular Season.

Special Player appearance by Luke Witkowski! Join us in welcoming him back to Tampa Bay.

Saturday, September 14th

Public Skate at Amalie Arena
1:00-8:00 p.m.
Public Skate will take place at AMALIE Arena on Saturday, September 14 from 1-8 p.m. and will consist of seven 45-minute windows for fans to come skate where the Bolts play. Fans are encouraged to show up 30 minutes before their skate window. Fans will need to sign a waiver before stepping on the ice and are encouraged to bring their own helmets. 

Registration is now closed. All sessions are full. 

Sunday, September 15th

Fan Fest
Fan Fest will be the first chance for fans to see and interact with the 2019-20 Lightning team. The event is free and open to the public, but fans must obtain a mobile ticket beginning on Thursday, September 5 at 11 a.m.

The event will open up to the general public at 11:00 am and end at 3:00 pm. Fans will have the opportunity to watch the team practice and have access to exclusive interviews and player interactions. Some of the programming will include a Kids Press Conference, Game Shows with Tampa Bay Lightning player participation, as well as opportunities to get an autograph or photo from a Lightning player.

Those in attendance will have the opportunity to participate in alumni autographs, a merchandise sale, kids zone, Lightning Made used equipment sale, food and beverage specials and more.

Also, fans will have the opportunity to receive two complimentary Trane Terrace Level tickets to a 2019 Lightning preseason game with the purchase of $100 worth of merchandise at Tampa Bay Sports inside AMALIE Arena.