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LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. – The Washington Redskins will celebrate Thanksgiving with their fans and season ticket members at the Thanksgiving Game Presented by Loudoun County Economic Development on Nov. 23. Kickoff for the game against the New York Giants is set for 8:30 p.m.
"The Redskins are excited to host the first ever Thanksgiving game in Washington," said Chief Marketing Officer Terry Bateman. "We appreciate our fans spending their holiday with us, and we want to create new traditions and special experiences that Redskins fans and families are sure to remember."
The day kicks off at 12 p.m., when all FedExField parking lots open. There will be seven large HD video boards throughout the parking lots for fans to watch both the 12:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. games.
All season ticket members will be invited to an exclusive private party in the Bud Light Party Pavilion. Attendees of the party will have the opportunity to win tickets to Super Bowl LII in Minnesota.
The Bud Light Party Pavilion will also feature a performance by D.C.'s all-90's band, White Ford Bronco, at 5:30 p.m. The area is open to all guests with a game ticket.
Prior to the game, fans can enter the "HTTR Tailgate Contest," where Redskins fans who think they have the best tailgate on gameday will compete for a Grand Prize of two tickets to Super Bowl LII in Minnesota. Fans can enter their submission at www.redskins.com/HTTRtailgate.
In addition to gameday entertainment, the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation is hosting a "Virtual Food Drive" funded through the gameday 50/50 Raffle. All proceeds will support the Capital Area Food Bank's* *programs in Prince George's County including the Community Marketplace, a monthly farmer's market-inspired food distribution center which delivers fresh, seasonal produce at no cost to more than 300 households with need. Fans can purchase a 50/50 Raffle ticket in the parking lots or at kiosks in the stadium to support the Virtual Food Drive and for the chance to take home half the jackpot.
Information regarding all Thanksgiving game activations can be found at www.redskins.com/thanksgiving.