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First Annual Tank Tailgate Fundraiser at Fan Fest

by Staff Writer / San Jose Sharks

The Sharks Foundation will host its first ever Tank Tailgate at Fan Fest on Saturday, September 12 at SAP Center. Open from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.*, fans that purchase this separate ticket ($50) will have access inside the fenced-in space on N. Autumn Street which will feature a rotation of Sharks celebrity guest bartenders.

Upon entry, guests of this event will be given a wristband to redeem 10 beer samples from a selection of 18-24 brands to casually sip while enjoying the kick-off to the 2015-16 Anniversary Season.

Tank Tailgate will feature live music from the Cocktail Monkeys and food for purchase from Capelo's Hill Country BBQ food truck. Tank Tailgate tickets also grant access inside SAP Center where other Fan Fest activities will take place starting at 11:00 a.m., and the Sharks vs. Ducks Rookie Game will commence at 5:00 p.m.

All Tank Tailgate guests will also receive a custom 25th Anniversary Tank Tailgate ceramic beer stein to commemorate the occasion.

Net proceeds from Tank Tailgate ticket sales benefit the Sharks Foundation. Space is limited so get your ticket today!


Tank Tailgate tickets are only available for guests 21 years of age and older. All guests must possess a Tank Tailgate ticket and valid photo ID. Tickets and IDs will be checked upon entry.

The Tailgate space will not allow open beverage containers, outside alcohol or glass. Non-alcoholic beverages in sealed, plastic containers or empty re-usable/plastic bottles are permitted. Water and soda ($1.50 ea) will also be available for purchase from Capelo's Hill Country BBQ food truck. Bags will be checked upon entry.

Alcohol may not leave the Tailgate space. Alcohol service will cease at 3:45 p.m.

Portable restrooms will be conveniently located inside the Tailgate space.

Outside activities subject to weather.

*Please note: There are no in/out privileges for the Tailgate space. We suggest arriving early to Fan Fest if you would like to enjoy general Fan Fest activities prior to entering Tank Tailgate OR exiting the Tailgate space at a reasonable time in order to enjoy Fan Fest activities after your stay in the Tailgate and before the start of the Rookie Game.

If you have any questions about Tank Tailgate, please email:

To purchase your Tank Tailgate ticket click here or visit: WWW.TICKETMASTER.COM/SANJOSESHARKS

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