Levi’s® Stadium to Host Third Annual Friday Night Lights presented by Black Bear Diner on August 27
Four local high school football teams to participate in annual doubleheader
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – The San Francisco 49ers will continue the tradition of hosting the annual Friday Night Lights presented by Black Bear Diner at Levi’s Stadium, with this year’s doubleheader actually taking place on Saturday, August 27th. The third installment of the event will feature Leland High School vs. Santa Teresa High School at 3 p.m. followed by Gunderson High School vs. Santa Clara High School at 6 p.m.
General admission tickets in Levi’s Stadium’s lower bowl will go on sale on Friday, July 29th, for $20 at TicketMaster.com and include discounted prices for students and youth. Please use the following link to purchase tickets: http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/1C0050FC9CA23E14.
Any media looking to attend Friday Night Lights presented by Black Bear Diner must complete an online credential application. The deadline for all credential requests is Monday, August. 22nd and notification will be provided by Wednesday, August 24th. 49ers 2016 season credentials will NOT be accepted.
Black Bear Diner is returning for a third year as the presenting sponsor of the event. The fast growing, community-oriented family dining concept was born from a desire to bring home-style comfort food classics and personal service back to the dining experience. The brand has steadily grown to 81 locations in eight western states, including 48 in California.
The 49ers have a long history of celebrating amateur football at all levels, including youth football, high school football and college football. In addition to the annual Friday Night Lights event, the 49ers also host the annual Charlie Wedemeyer All-Star Game, and a media day for more than 35 local high school football programs. Additionally, the 49ers Youth Football Program provides youth from ages 5-18 with the opportunity to experience football through a multitude of diverse programs aimed at creating young, healthy leaders on and off the field. In 2015 alone, the 49ers Youth Football Program directly impacted more than 26,000 youth and hosted 180 events in partnership with the NFL’s “Play 60” initiative.
About Black Bear Diner
Black Bear Diner, founded in 1995, is a fast growing, community-oriented, family dining concept that offers a one-of-a-kind experience in a fun, bear-themed atmosphere. Black Bear Diner was born from a desire to bring home-style comfort food classics and personal service back to the dining experience. The brand has steadily grown to 81 locations in eight western states, and is strategically growing its national footprint, with a goal of 100 units by 2018.
Recognized as a Top 10 Franchise Value by Full Service Restaurant Magazine and ranked in Nation’s Restaurant News 2015 Next 200, Black Bear Diner is actively seeking experienced franchise operators whose passion, energy and entrepreneurial spirit reflect that of the founders, and share a relentless commitment to serving their guests and communities. For more information on Black Bear Diner, please visit http://www.blackbeardiner.com.