ALBANY, NY – The Albany FireWolves of the National Lacrosse League invite fans of all ages to the MVP Arena to experience the magic of Star Wars on Saturday, March 25th when characters from Star Wars will be on hand during the game between the hometown FireWolves and Toronto Rock.
The FireWolves are excited to bring Star Wars, the worldwide pop culture phenomenon, to Albany. The first 1,500 fans through the door will receive a free Star Wars themed poster. Fans will have the opportunity to meet Star Was characters who will be circulating throughout the arena. Game attendees are encouraged to dress up as their favorite Star Wars character.
The game starts at 7:00 p.m., but doors open at 6:00 p.m. so fans can meet, interact, and take pictures with iconic Star Wars characters such as Chewbacca who will be at the MVP Arena concourse eager to meet FireWolves fans of all ages.
“From the very first movie to the Mandalorian, Star Wars has been entertaining fans for more than forty years and we’re excited to bring some of these iconic characters to our fans in the MVP Arena,” said Chris Porreca, President of the FireWolves. “We’re looking forward to joining our all our box lacrosse fans as they help us use the force to defeat the Toronto Rock this Saturday.”
Special ticket packages are available that include two (2) lower level tickets to the game plus an autographed locker room nameplate from a FireWolves player. For more information regarding tickets, visit www.AlbanyFireWolves.com or call/text the FireWolves front office at 518-362-4900.
About The Albany FireWolves:
The Albany FireWolves is the Capital Region’s very own Professional Box Lacrosse team, playing in the National Lacrosse League out of the MVP Arena in downtown Albany, NY. For more information, contact the Albany FireWolves Front Office at (518) 362-4900 or visit AlbanyFireWolves.com. Follow the team on Facebook at facebook.com/AlbFireWolves, Twitter @AlbFireWolves, and Instagram @AlbFireWolves.
About the National Lacrosse League:
The National Lacrosse League (NLL) is North America’s premier professional lacrosse league. Founded in 1986, the NLL ranks third in average attendance for pro indoor sports worldwide, behind only the NHL and NBA. The League is comprised of 15 franchises across the United States and Canada: Albany FireWolves, Buffalo Bandits, Calgary Roughnecks, Colorado Mammoth, Georgia Swarm, Halifax Thunderbirds, Las Vegas Desert Dogs, New York Riptide, Panther City Lacrosse Club (TX), Philadelphia Wings, Rochester Knighthawks, San Diego Seals, Saskatchewan Rush, Toronto Rock, and Vancouver Warriors.
For more information, visit NLL.com and find @NLL on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. For more information visit NLL.com.
About ASM Global:
ASM Global is the world’s leading venue management and services company. The company was formed by the combination of AEG Facilities and SMG, global leaders in venue and event strategy and management. The company’s elite venue network spans five continents, with a portfolio of more than 325 of the world’s most prestigious arenas, stadiums, convention, and exhibition centers, and performing arts venues. From Aberdeen to Anchorage, and Sydney to Stockholm, its venues connect people through the unique power of live experiences. ASM Global’s diverse portfolio of clients benefit from the company’s depth of resources and unparalleled experience, expertise and creative problem solving. Each day, the company’s 61,000 passionate employees around the world deliver locally tailored solutions and cutting-edge technologies to deliver maximum results for venue owners and amazing experiences for guests. By consistently looking for new ways to envision, innovate and empower the spaces and places that bring people together, ASM Global elevates the human spirit while delivering the highest value for all stakeholders. For more information, please visit www.asmglobal.com.
About MVP Arena:
MVP Arena is a full-service entertainment and sports facility featuring a wide variety of family shows, sporting events, trade shows and concerts. Owned by Albany County and managed by ASM Global, MVP Arena opened in 1990 and is home to the Albany FireWolves of the National Lacrosse League, the Albany Empire of the National Arena League and the Division I Men’s College Basketball Siena Saints. For more information, please visit https://www.mvparena.com/