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Rolling Thunder 20-Stop Tour Continues This Week

by Staff Writer / Tampa Bay Lightning

TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning will continue their Rolling Thunder 20-Stop Tour, a series of fan events complete with interactive games and giveaways, with two stops this week. On Friday, October 19, the Rolling Thunder Tour will be at the Safety Harbor Third Friday event on Main Street located in downtown Safety Harbor from 6-10 p.m. The second stop of the weekend will take place at the Ellenton Rink located at 5309 29th Street in East Ellenton on Saturday, October 20, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Both stops this week will feature ThunderBug, along with different interactive games including corn hole and ladder ball. Each event will also give fans a chance to win Lightning themed prizes. The Ellenton Rink stop will also feature a kids hockey clinic from 10:45-11:45 a.m. Equipment will be provided for those that need it. The two stops this week mark the 16th and 17th stops of the 20-stop tour.

The Rolling Thunder fan truck will also be at The Steve Yerrid’s Kids Fishing Derby on Friday, October 19, and the Fish Broil and Mullet Festival: Pass-A-Grill on Saturday, October 20, complete with interactive games. ThunderBug and the Lightning Girls will be in attendance for The Steve Yerrid’s Kids Fishing Derby. These two stops are not official tour-stops; therefore fans will not be able to collect points on their rewards cards.

The Lightning continue celebrating their 20-year anniversary with the Rolling Thunder 20-Stop Tour to give fans a chance to bring friends and family to participate in interactive games and activities. Rolling Thunder, the Lightning’s marketing fan truck, is full of entertainment for all ages.

Fans will also be given a rewards card at each event and can collect points for each time they attend a stop on the tour. Fans attending all 20 events will get a 20th anniversary t-shirt and a chance to win a pair of front row Lightning tickets for a game during the upcoming season. Fans that go to five Rolling Thunder stops will get a McCafé ® real fruit smoothie or frappé from McDonald’s ®. Fans will also have the chance to win a Vincent Lecavalier signed jersey, Lightning team magnets and other prizes for attending the Rolling Thunder stops.

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