Wizards prepare to celebrate Oct. 18 home opener
WASHINGTON, D.C. –The Washington Wizards are preparing to celebrate the 2017-18 home opener with engaging interactive activities for fans leading up to the October 18 matchup against the Philadelphia 76ers at Capital One Arena (7:00 p.m.). Fans are encouraged to follow the hashtag #WizCountdown to keep track of the events leading to opening night.
Starting on Oct. 11, there will be daily giveaways of game tickets as well as signed memorabilia on the team’s social media platforms. On Oct. 17 and Oct. 18, as part of #WizPopUp, the team will give away team swag and tickets at selected locations in the Washington, D.C., area. Locations and times will be announced on the team’s social media platforms at a later date using the hashtag #WizPopUp.
Fans should arrive early on opening night to enjoy entertainment on F Street by performers including a drumline, bands, AArrow Sign Spinners, and stilt walkers. All fans in attendance will receive a schedule magnet as well as an LED bracelet courtesy of Capital One Bank, the official presenting partner for the 2017-18 season. The LED bracelets will be used in an interactive pregame light show.