The Nashville Predators Foundation is committed to furthering your excitement of the Predators experience with several events during the year.
Seasoned Predators fans remember events such as the Ice Breaker Bash, Hockeytonk Jam, Hockey Haunted House and the Bring It Home Bash, to name a few.
The following are the recurring events we organize and present on an annual basis. Fans are the biggest element of each one - we'd love to see you there!
Hot Shots Festival
Next Date: Fall 2017
Join the Nashville Predators for samplings of Music City's most popular hot chicken spots. From 1-5 p.m. (CT), unique and limited-edition bourbon and whiskey samples from over 50 distillers are available to event attendees.
Each participant will receive a commemorative glass, great live music, a voucher for a Predators home game and have an opportunity to interact with GNASH. The event concludes with the announcement of the "Fan Favorite" chicken voted on by event attendees.
The Nashville Predators Foundation will host their sixth annual Craft Beer Festival in the summer of 2018. The Festival features craft brews, food, games and entertainment. Attendees receive a souvenir glass, unlimited tastings and a voucher for a Predators home game.
The Nashville Predators Fishing Tournament will take place on Old Hickory Lake in Nashville, Tennessee, with the weigh-in at Bass Pro Shops at Opry Mills. Professional bass fishermen and current and former members of the Nashville Predators will be present at the lake and a special auction will take place prior to the event in which you can win the opportunity to fish with these celebrities.
The Nashville Predators Foundation will host their annual First Tennessee Nashville Predators Brent Peterson Golf Classic on Monday, Sept. 10, at Vanderbilt Legends Club in Franklin, Tennessee. Preds players, coaches, executives and celebrities are paired up with the different foursomes. There are several competitions within the tournament, such as the longest drive and closest-to-the-pin contests.
The Nashville Predators annually host a Preds & Pins Bowling Tournament presented by UnitedHealthcare to benefit the 365 Pediatric Cancer Fund. This event features Nashville Predators players, coaches, VIP celebrities and Gnash, two hours of bowling, a buffet and refreshments to help you keep your eyes on the prize.
Join us for the Predators Foundation GnashVegas Casino Gala & Auction presented by King Jewelers. Fans are invited to mix and mingle at the casino tables with the Nashville Predators players, coaches and personalities, who serve as guest dealers. You will enjoy delicious food from a variety of Nashville restaurants and delightful beverages from an open bar. This exciting event will feature an exclusive silent auction with autographed memorabilia, baskets with player favorites and once-in-a-lifetime experiences with Predators players and coaches.
VIP guests will be invited to a reception with the team before the event begins and have exclusive access to the High Roller's Club throughout the evening. The Club will include high roller casino games with Predators players, a private bar and reserved tables for eating and relaxing.
In partnership with Dillard's, The Mall at Green Hills and King Jewelers, Preds players will be dressed to the nines as they walk down the Smashville catwalk at Bridgestone Arena. This exclusive event will feature the season's latest trends courtesy of Green Hills Dillard's and King Jewelers. Guests will attend a cocktail reception with Predators coaching staff, broadcasters and alumni, while bidding on an extensive silent auction. VIP guests will be invited to the Lexus Lounge after the fashion show for an after party with the Nashville Predators team.