A free-to-the-public Fan Fest will take place on Sept. 1 from 3-5 p.m. prior to the Ashland University football team's 2016 season- and home opener against Mercyhurst at 6 p.m.
Fan Fest will be on a closed-off section of Broad Street in front of the Robert Troop Center and Jack Miller Stadium/Martinelli Field. Included among the festivities – live music performed by local musician Jeff Ritz, a free ticket giveaway and live broadcast by WRDL-FM 88.9, a cornhole setup in the front lawn of the Troop Center, a mini-football giveaway courtesy of Hedstrom to the first 100 kids, a team poster giveaway while supplies last, contests, a bounce house and more.
Fans of all ages are welcome.
Tickets for the Eagles-Lakers football game will be regular price. Single-game tickets for all AU home football games in 2016 will be available to the public starting on Monday (Aug. 15).