ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Wild announced today that the organization will host U.S. Bank Kids Day on Sunday, Sept. 29 at 1 p.m. when it plays the Winnipeg Jets in a preseason contest at Xcel Energy Center. Thousands of youth from across the State of Hockey will have the opportunity to experience a National League Hockey game thanks to tickets donated by the organization and Wild Season Ticket Members.
Before the game, kids will have various opportunities to experience free, kid-friendly activities such as face painting, balloon artists and crazy hair stylists. Kids can also receive an autograph from a Wild player to be announced from 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. Kids will also take center stage in each of the regular Wild in-game elements including making the "Let's Play Hockey!" call, riding on the Zambonis during intermission and more.
Wild Season Ticket Members can donate their tickets to the September 29 preseason game at My Wild Account and will receive double investment points for tickets donated in Wild Rewards as a thank you. The deadline to donate tickets is Sept. 18. Tickets donated by the team and Wild Season Ticket Members will be distributed to Wild community partners, non-profit organizations, local schools, youth hockey associations, military families and area children's hospitals.
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Minnesota Wild single-game tickets for the 2019-20 season will go on sale on Saturday, Sept. 14, at 9 a.m. at the Xcel Energy Center Box Office and at 10 a.m. on wild.com and Ticketmaster.com. For information about Season Tickets, including 11-game, half season and full season plans, please visit tickets.wild.com or contact a Wild Ticket Sales Representative by calling or texting 651-222-WILD.