SAN JOSE, CA - The San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) announced today that it will host FREE street rallies at all home games throughout the 2019 Sharks Playoffs presented by Kaiser Permanente (@kpthrive). Additionally, the team will host FREE game watch parties for all away games. The Sharks will take on Pacific Division rival the Vegas Golden Knights in the first round series which begins on Wednesday, April 10 at 7:30 p.m. at SAP Center at San Jose (@SAPCenter). For information about the 2019 Sharks Playoffs presented by Kaiser Permanente go to sjsharks.com/playoffs. #PlayoffMode.
The FREE street rallies will take place next to SAP Center at San Jose on Autumn Street between Santa Clara Street and St. John Street and will be open to the public from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Street rally festivities will include a DJ, inflatable Shark Head for photo ops, face painters, a slap shot booth, a photo booth, and more. Additionally, fans will be able to enjoy Stanley Cup Playoff action from around the National Hockey League (@NHL) on a 33-foot portable TV screen that will be located on Autumn St.
The street rallies will also host food trucks with food available for purchase and fans may purchase beer for $6 at the Sharks Foundation (@SharksCare) beer booth with net proceeds from sales going directly to the Sharks Foundation.
Plans for the street rally are subject to change and are weather-permitting. Up-to-date information will be available at www.sjsharks.com.
A limited number of tickets to Games 1 and 2 of the 2019 Sharks Playoffs presented by Kaiser Permanente are available at the ThreatMetrix (@ThreatMetrix) Ticket Office at SAP Center or at www.ticketmaster.com.
Additionally, the San Jose Sharks announced that the team will host game watch parties for ALL away games throughout the 2019 Sharks Playoffs presented by Kaiser Permanente.
The first two game watch parties will take place on Sunday, April 14 and Tuesday, April 16 when the Sharks travel to Las Vegas to take on the Vegas Golden Knights in Games Three and Four of the first round series. Both game-watch parties will be held on Autumn St. outside of SAP Center. Festivities for Sunday's watch party will begin at 5:30 p.m. with the game broadcast beginning at 7 p.m. Festivities for Tuesday's watch party will begin at 6 p.m. with the game broadcast beginning at 7:30 p.m. Both games will be televised live on NBC Sports California.
Fans attending the watch parties will be treated to an entertaining game-watching experience which includes entertainment featuring Sharks PA Announcer Danny Miller, Sharks mascot S.J. Sharkie (@sjsharkie), the Pepsi Tank Patrol, and raffle prizes. Admission is FREE. Food and drink will be available for purchase and fans may puchase beer for $6 at the Sharks Foundation (@SharksCare) beer booth with net proceeds from sales going directly to the Sharks Foundation.
Fans who are unable to attend the game watch party in San Jose but who would like to watch the game in a festive atmosphere with fellow Sharks fans are encouraged to check out the Sharks Network of bars and restaurants. Bars and restaurants included in the Sharks Network were nominated by fans throughout the Bay Area as their favorite places to watch games during the season. Each location will be in full Playoff Mode with the game broadcast, wait staff and employees decked-out in Sharks gear, and each location will have exclusive Sharks Playoff Mode merchandise to giveaway to patrons.
For more information about the 2019 Sharks Playoffs presented by Kaiser Permanente, check out the Sharks website at SJSharks.com/playoffs and follow the team on social media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Periscope, YouTube, and Snapchat.