First & Goal officials today announced that more than 63,000 tickets have been sold for the Apple Cup game, which will be held Saturday at CenturyLink Field.
The game kicks off at 4:30 p.m. and organizers also announced that all gates will open at 2:30 p.m.
They also announced that a free indoor “Apple Cup Fan Fest” will be held in the Event Center beginning at 1:30 p.m. The event will feature performances by the Husky Marching Band and Cheer Squad. Food and alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase.
A press release also stated that:
Apple Cup fans can bypass traffic and take Sound Transit’s special event day Sounder trains. The Sounder commuter rail trains will operate from Tacoma and Everett to Seattle, and Link light rail will run two-car trains to accommodate game-day crowds. For additional information visit: www.soundtransit.org/About-Sound-Transit/News-and-events/News-releases/Apple-Cup-Sounder-train-1116.xml.
Parking is available in a number of lots near CenturyLink Field. There are also many parking garages and lots in the central business district to the north of CenturyLink Field. To purchase parking for the Apple Cup, including parking for ADA, RV and buses visit: www.ipmseattle.com/applecup.