Second Annual Preds Fest: See A Pre-Season Game For Free

If you love the Nashville Predators, but budget constraints mean you don’t get out to many games, here’s your chance to see a game for free!

Go to, fill out a form and voila!

The free ticket is not a scheme, it is a part of the Nashville Predators second annual Preds Fest. The Preds have announced details about the 5 day event that runs from September 23-27, spanning the three pre-season games being played at the Bridgestone Arena.

In a press release released yesterday, Nashville’s Executive Vice-President and Chief Sales Officer Chris Parker said that the five-day event “is designed to highlight and showcase the great value and one-of-a-kind entertainment that we provide to our fans at Bridgestone Arena. We look forward to seeing many familiar faces and welcoming new hockey fans to Smashville.”

Isn’t that the truth.

Full details are available on the Predators website. The following is a summary of the events taking place.

Preds Fest starts with a party in front of the Arena beginning at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 23rd. The event includes music, a beer tent and Gnash. There will be autograph opportunities with some players too, though who will be available to fans has yet to be released.

The night concludes with the Predators first pre-season game of the year against the Carolina Hurricanes.

Day 2 features a Preds table at the Full Moon Pickin’ Party. The party takes place at Warner Parks Equestrian Center from 7 p.m. – 11 p.m and you can get some promotional itens and to enter to win tickets to a game at Bridgestone Arena. But be sure to wear Preds gear.

Perhaps the most exciting day of Preds Fest is Saturday, September 25th. Fans are invited to an open team practice at the Bridgestone Arena starting at 10 a.m. Stay after the skate between 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. to tour the Arena. Then come back at 7 p.m when the Predators taking on Alex Ovechkin’s Washington Capitals in the second of three pre season games.

On Sunday, fans are invited to a public skate at the Arena between 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. If you are under 18 years old, you will need to be accompanied by an adult. You will also need your own skates.

Sunday night, Zanies Comedy Club features Predators alumni Stu Grimson, Jim McKenzie and Reid Simpson at 7:30 p.m.

Finally, Preds Fest ends on Monday when the Predators take on the Atlanta Thrashers at 7 p.m. for their final home pre season game.

Get ready because with Preds Fest, hockey officially returns to Smashville!

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