MEMPHIS, Tenn. – As the opening of the 2018-19 NBA season draws near, the Memphis Grizzlies invite Grizz Nation to celebrate with them at several fan-friendly Grizzlies-themed events throughout Grind City, including the fan-favorite Open Practice & Scrimmage Sept. 29 and multiple Memphis festivals throughout September and October.
Festivities include FedExForum Food Truck Fridays beginning Sept. 14 on the FedExForum Plaza where attendees can experience the mobile food movement and test drive Season Tickets on select Fridays this fall. In addition, fans can expect appearances, giveaways and live music at Cooper Young (Sept. 15) Festival. MVP Season Ticket Members can also enjoy an exclusive MVP Hospitality Tent at the Cooper-Young Festival from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sept. 15. Fans who want to become first-time MVP Season Ticket Members and receive exclusive Grizzlies experiences can do so now by calling 901-888-HOOP and speaking with an account executive.
The Grizzlies will wrap up September with the annual Open Practice & Scrimmage to be held Saturday, Sept. 29 at FedExForum. This full-team practice and scrimmage will give Grizzlies fans a first-look at the 2018-19 squad including fan favorites Marc Gasol and Mike Conley, plus newcomers Kyle Anderson, Jaren Jackson Jr. and more. Led by Head Coach J.B. Bickerstaff, the Open Practice & Scrimmage will also include entertainment from the Grizz Girls, Claw Crew and more, plus fan giveaways. The scrimmage is free to the public. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. for a noon start. Fans who register for Grizzlies E-News upon entry will receive a free pair of Grizzlies sunglasses. Fans can also take advantage of the 50% off fan appreciation sale in the Grizz Den and visit Legend’s Lounge to view a historical Grizzlies uniform exhibit.
Prior to the Open Practice & Scrimmage, MVP Season Ticket Members are invited to attend a State of the Franchise Chalk Talk with Grizzlies General Manager Chris Wallace and Head Coach J.B. Bickerstaff beginning at 10:30 a.m. at FedExForum. In addition, single game tickets will go on sale to the general public at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29. Tickets start for as low as $10 and can be purchased at grizzlies.com, the FedExForum Box Office or by calling 1-800-4-NBA-TIX.
The Grizzlies will tip-off the season on the road as they take on the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday, Oct. 17. The team will return back to Memphis for the Home Opener set for Friday, Oct. 19 as the Grizzlies take on the Atlanta Hawks at FedExForum.
Fans are encouraged to check www.grizzlies.com for a full list of events on the Grizzlies 2018 Round Town Tour. Fans who want to purchase 2018-19 Season Tickets, 22-, 10-Game and Flex Packs can call 901-888-HOOP or at www.grizzlies.com.
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