SAN JOSE - The San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) will welcome fans back to Sharks Territory with the second annual Sharks Fan Fest (#SJSharksFest) on Saturday, Sept. 12 from 12 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at SAP Center (@SAPCenter) with proceeds to benefit the Sharks Foundation.
Fan Fest will feature multiple Sharks players and coaches in attendance and several exciting activities, including the chance to see the Sharks rookies take on the Anaheim Ducks rookies in a game at SAP Center at 5 p.m. Other activities include the opportunity to take photos on the ice with the Shark Head, Sharks alumni appearances, moderated sessions with Sharks players and alumni on the main and social media stages, and much more.
On the SAP concourse, arena concession stands will be open for food and beverages, plus there will be numerous activities for kids including face painting, a photo booth, interactive displays and sign making. Along with fun and games, the Sharks Store will be open, offering fans all the latest Sharks gear including the new 25th anniversary merchandise.
Outside of SAP Center, the Sharks Foundation will host the Tank Tailgate at Fan Fest for guests 21 years of age and older. Fans who purchase this separate ticket will have access to the enclosed space on Autumn Street which will feature Sharks celebrity bartenders and complimentary, limited beer tasting from a selection of breweries and brands. All ticket purchasers will receive a custom, 25th Anniversary Sharks ceramic stein to commemorate the occasion. The Tank Tailgate will be open from Noon-4 p.m. and includes live music and food for purchase. Tank Tailgate tickets include Fan Fest access inside SAP Center and 100% of the proceeds benefit the Sharks Foundation.
SAP Center doors will open at Noon and complimentary parking will be available in SAP Center's A, B & C parking lots. Sharks Season Ticket Holders, Suite Holders and Corporate Partners will be able to enter the Fan Fest one hour early, at 11 a.m. and there will be a Season Ticket Holder, Suite Holder and Corporate Partner exclusive autograph session with Sharks players from 11 a.m. to Noon. Further early entry instructions will be sent directly to Season Ticket Holders, Suite Holders and Corporate Partners. To learn how to become a Sharks Season Ticket Holder today, call 408-999-5757 or visit sjsharks.com/seasontickets.
Sharks Fan Fest tickets are $5 and include general admission seating to the Sharks vs. Ducks rookie game. A limited number of VIP tickets, which include Club access and an opportunity for additional player autographs, are $30. Sharks Tank Tailgate tickets are $50.
The first 5,000 fans in attendance will receive a 2015-16 Sharks schedule poster.
Fan Fest tickets are available to the public starting Friday, August 7 at 10 a.m. at the SAP CENTER TICKET OFFICE, ALL TICKETMASTER TICKET CENTERS (including select Walmart stores), CHARGE BY PHONE at 1-800-745-3000 and online at WWW.TICKETMASTER.COM/SANJOSESHARKS.
Outside activities are subject to change, weather permitting. More information, including a full schedule of events, to follow at sjsharks.com/fanfest.