First-Ever Fan Fest Tour Will Feature National Recording Artist Jon McLaughlin
INDIANAPOLIS – The Colts and their fans have had a lot to celebrate lately.
In the coming weeks, they'll get to do so in style.
And they'll get to do it for free.
The Colts, in celebration of their 25th season in Indianapolis – and in recognition of the upcoming opening of Lucas Oil Stadium – will host their first-ever "Fan Fests," a series of celebrations featuring free concerts by national recording artist, Jon McLaughlin.
"What better way to bring Colts fans together than with a festival-like environment and a free concert with Hoosier Native and National Recording Artist Jon McLaughlin?" Colts Vice President of Sales and Marketing Tom Zupancic said. "We provide hundreds of free events for our fans every year. Colts Fan Fests is our way of giving back to the fan and to thank them for their continued sup
"We want our fans all across the state to be able to touch the Colts' franchise in their own backyards."
The Fan Fests will be held around Indiana and Kentucky and are scheduled from June 6-June 20, with stops including:
Anderson (June 6, 5 p.m.), Terre Haute (June 10, 5 p.m.), Evansville (June 11, 5 p.m.), Louisville, Ky. (June 12, 5 p.m.), LaPorte (June 17, 5 p.m.), Fort Wayne (June 19, 4 p.m.) and Indianapolis (June 20, 5:30 p.m.).
All Colts Fan Fest times are local. Please check www.Colts.com/FanFest for an up-to-date listing of locations.
Fan Fest elements include:
• Make It Personal with Colts Players.
• Meet Colts Cheerleaders.
• Visit Blue, the official team mascot.
• "Colts City" inflatables.
• Bring a new or gently used children's book for "Books for Youth."
• Register for the Colts Kids Club.
• Register to win tickets to a Colts preseason game.
• Pick up free Colts giveaways.
• Check out the re-designed Colts In Motion.
ESPN the Magazine recently named the Colts the No. 1 franchise of the top four pro sports. This ranking was based upon numerous factors, including how teams give back to the fans.
SPECIAL NOTES: The Colts would like to encourage all fans to arrive early. The line for players and cheerleader autographs may be cut off at any time to ensure the players schedule remains on time. Also, inclement weather or traffic may cause late arrival or early departure.
All Fan Fests will take place rain or shine. Team practice schedules and meeting times may cause players to arrive late or depart early. Colts player names will not be announced prior to the arrival in each city.
Fans will be allowed one autograph per person, however, fans may get back in line for additional autographs.