Fans are encouraged to arrive early for festivities on Ford Thunder Alley prior to the game. A used equipment sale will give fans a chance to buy gear used by the Lightning beginning at 4:30 p.m. Once inside Amalie Arena, fans will have the opportunity to get free cotton candy and popcorn, while supplies last. They can also purchase $1 sodas and hot dogs, and $3 Little Caesars Super Slices, while supplies last.
During the second intermission, fans will be able to meet and get autographs from former Lightning stars. Alumni expected to be in attendance include Lightning Stanley Cup Captain Dave Andreychuk, Brian Bradley, Paul Ysebaert, Mathieu Garon and more.
Additionally, fans will have the chance to win an opportunity to receive a jersey on the ice immediately following the game from a Lightning player by entering to win on the Lightning Facebook page for the “Jerseys Off Our Backs” promotion. Lightning players will take their jerseys right off their backs after the game and present them to 20 lucky winners. Four winners from the Facebook sweeps will win a pair of game tickets and a spot in Jerseys Off Our Backs. There will also be an opportunity for fans to win other prizes by interacting with the Lightning Twitter account in a Tweet to Win contest.