Game 5 Update

NASHVILLE –The Preds Party in the Park outdoor watch party scheduled for Game 5 of the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on Friday, April 20 will take place at Music City Walk of Fame Park, which is located across Fifth Avenue South from Bridgestone Arena, the Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp announced today. The party will start at 5:30 p.m., three hours before the game gets underway in Bridgestone Arena at 8:30 p.m.

The outdoor watch party will include a second large screen in Walk of Fame Park on Fifth Avenue near the Preds Pro Shop. DJ Robert Luke will entertain the crowd from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., and the Les Kerr Band Trio will perform from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. before the DJ returns to the stage. Food trucks will be on hand, kiosks will offer beer for purchase, and there will be team merchandise on sale. Hot dogs and bottled water will be available at family-friendly prices.

If a Game 7 is necessary, a Preds Party in the Park will take place for the home game on Tuesday, April 24.

Large Screen, Food Trucks and More will be Available at Viewing Parties for Home Games

 NASHVILLE – The Preds are back in the playoffs and so are the parties. Preds fans will once again get to join fellow Smashvillians to cheer on the Nashville Predators at the Preds Party in the Park outdoor viewing parties, kicking off this Thursday, April 12 for Game 1 of the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs, the Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp announced today. Viewing parties for home games for Round 1 will be hosted at Music City Walk of Fame Park, which is located across Fifth Avenue South from Bridgestone Arena.

The parties are free and open to the public. Music City Walk of Fame Park will activate three hours prior to game time. A large video screen will show the game feed. DJs will be on hand to entertain fans. Food trucks and hot dog vendors will be on site, and water, sodas, beer and team merchandise will be on sale. Attendees are invited to bring blankets and chairs. (See full list of House Rules in attachment.)

“We know from last year’s historic playoff run that Preds fans want to be near the excitement of Bridgestone Arena even if they don’t have tickets to be inside during home games,” said Butch Spyridon, president and CEO of the Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp. “The spirit of fans really came through last year, and this is all about providing an outlet for them to watch together and celebrate their team.”

Schedule for Preds Party in the Park festivities for the playoffs is as follows, with all times Central Time.

Game 1: Thursday, April 12 at 8:30 p.m. – Avalanche at Predators at Bridgestone Arena. (FSTN and NBCSN) Activations start at 5:30 p.m.

Game 2: Saturday, April 14 at 2 p.m. – Avalanche at Predators at Bridgestone Arena. (NBC) Activations start at 11 a.m. Cancelled due to the threat of severe weather. 

*Game 5: Friday, April 20 at TBD – Avalanche at Predators at Bridgestone Arena

*Game 7: Tuesday, April 24 at TBD – Avalanche at Predators at Bridgestone Arena

*If necessary

The party is hosted and produced by the Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp in support of the Nashville Predators. Updated information will be available at visitmusiccity.com/nashvillepredators throughout the playoff run. #StandWithUs