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This is no Movie: The Hulk at Bridgeview’s Toyota Park July 10
Fans can meet Hulk Hogan during day, see other Legends wrestle in separate night event
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill., June 22 /PRNewswire/ — Hulk Hogan will be on hand to meet fans at Toyota Park for Fan Appreciation Day on July 10, Toyota Park officials announced today. In a separate event that evening, a dozen wrestling stars will slam into Toyota Park for a night of rumble titled “Legends Under the Stars,” which will feature eight to ten star-studded matches. Hogan is not scheduled to wrestle at either event.
Hogan and other Legends will meet fans, sign autographs and pose for photos from 2 to 6 p.m. Hulk Hogan Appreciation Day tickets are $99, and entitle each ticketed fan to one photo with Hogan and one item of his or her choice to be autographed by the WWE Hall of Famer. Fans must bring their own cameras. Also included in the price of admission will be the opportunity to meet members of Legends, who will be on hand during the session for pictures and autographs.
Wrestling greats will take to the ring at 7:30 p.m. Those tearing it up will include Greg “The Hammer” Valentine, Brutus Beefcake, The Nasty Boys (Brian Knobs & Jerry Sags), Tito Santana, Al Snow, and Jimmy “Mouth of the South” Hart.
Tickets for the evening “Legends Under the Stars” start as low as $20.
Tickets for both events are available at www.ticketmaster.com, by calling 312-559-1212 or at the Toyota Park box office at 7100 S. Harlem in Bridgeview.
“Toyota Park offers the most diverse and accessible entertainment in Chicagoland,” said Dan Garnett, general manager of Toyota Park. “Whether it’s wrestling or world-class concerts and sports, there’s something for everyone and every budget at Toyota Park.”
Also taking to the mat will be Austin Roberts, Steve Boz, Fight Club, Vito “2 Fingers” Fontane, Ripper Manson, Psycho, Austin Airies, Silas Young, Mia Martinez, Huntress, Kimberly Cash and Faith.
Hulk Hogan Fan Appreciation Day is presented in cooperation with Chris Sader. The Legends Under the Stars event is brought to you by WindyCityProWrestling.com and is co-sponsored by Tamvakis Law and the Village of Bridgeview.
About Toyota Park
Toyota Park puts fun within reach. Fans, entertainers and athletes alike praise Toyota Park as accessible, friendly and fun. In addition to being home to the Chicago Fire of Major League Soccer and the Chicago Red Stars women’s professional soccer team, Toyota Park is home to leading acts like Jimmy Buffett and Phish and world-class sports such as USA Rugby and pro lacrosse. Visit www.toyotapark.com for a full line-up of events.
How to reach Toyota Park
Toyota Park is conveniently located in Bridgeview near the I-294 and-I-55, within an easy drive from every corner of the Chicagoland area. Just 15 miles from Chicago’s Loop, Toyota Park features ample parking, is served by PACE buses and offers free shuttles to and from the nearby CTA Midway Orange Line station.