2013 New York Jets Kickoff Week
Join us as we get back to green and white by celebrating 2013 Kickoff Week. All events are free, check out the below information and help us count down to our home opener on Sunday, September 8 against the Buccaneers!
Wednesday, September 4
Jets Alumni and Flight Crew Meet & Greet
- 12:00pm to 2:00pmJets Shop Manhattan – 437 Madison Ave at 50th Street
Swing by on your lunch break to the Jets Shop and meet Jets Alumni Greg Buttle and two members of the Jets Flight Crew. Plus, all Jets Season Ticket Holders will receive 20% off their entire purchase made during these two hours. Season Ticket Holders, access your My Jets Account and print a ticket
for this event that will give you a 20% off discount at the Jets Shop.
Thursday, September 5
Pep Rally on the Plaza - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Plaza outside SNY Studios - 6th Avenue between 50th & 51st Streets
Join us after work as we bring Jets gameday to the SNY Plaza located across the street from Radio City Music Hall. Join us outside for a live taping of Jets Game Plan. Special guests include Jets Alumni Greg Buttle, Freeman McNeil and Flight Crew Alumni, with a live performance by the new Jets Drumline, The Aviators. Plus, all guests will receive a foam finger and one lucky fan will even win tickets to the home opener.
Friday, September 6
- 7:30am to 9:00am Select NYC areas – check out Facebook.com/jets starting on 9/3 for clues!
It may not be Sunday yet, but we need your help in making Friday Green! We’re joining you on your morning commute around Manhattan – check out Facebook.com/jets starting on 9/3 for clues of our four locations. Come meet members of the Flight Crew and take a photo with them. We’ll be stocked with giveaways including Jets green & white eye black and Dunkin Donuts gift cards. Lucky fans who are dressed in their best Jets gear may even win a pair of tickets to our home opener!Clues:
Clue: We're meeting our New Jersey and Long Island fans as they arrive into Manhattan. Meet us outside this home of the Knicks and the Rangers.
Clue: Kicking off the 2013 season where thousands come to kick off the new year. Help us celebrate here before hopping on the S, N or Q trains.
Clue: It's too early to light the tree but join us here to help turn NYC green/make Friday green.
Clue: Arriving here from the 4 5 6 7 or S trains? We're giving you a Grand Green & White greeting as you head out to 42nd St. Answers:Penn Station (7th Avenue near the corner of 7th/33rd)S-Train (Times Square-42nd St. Subway)Rockefeller CenterGrand Central Station (4 5 6 7 S Trains and 42nd St. Exit)ESPN New York Radio: Mike & Mike Kick Off the Season
- 6:00am to 10:00amMetLife Stadium - Toyota Coaches Club
Tune in to ESPN New York 98.7 FM live at MetLife Stadium from 6-10 a.m. as Mike & Mike kick off the NFL season inside the stadium's Toyota Coaches Club. Season ticket holders interested in attending this event should contact their account representative. Space is limited.Fan Fest at the Pier
- 5:30pm to 8:30pm Pier A Park in Hoboken, NJ
Celebrate green Friday and kick off the home opener weekend by joining us at Pier A Park in downtown Hoboken, which features:
Register here for free and print out your tickets.
- Entertainment: Hosted by Joe Pardavila from 95.5 WPLJ with live band “Ready in 10”, Flight Crew performance, Jets Aviators Drumline, and special message from Head Coach Rex Ryan.
- Appearances: Signings by Jets Alumni #85 wide receiver Wesley Walker and #93 defensive tackle Marty Lyons and Flight Crew Cheerleaders
- Giveaways: Jets green & white eye black and foam fingers plus a raffle for a chance to win the following prizes:
- A pair of 9/8 Buccaneers Home Opener Tickets
- Liberty Science Center family 4-pack admission tickets
- Local Hoboken restaurant & bar gift certificates
- Kids Zone: Kids can play on the Jets Fest inflatable rides plus the Liberty Science Center will have a fun science exhibit.
- Concessions: Food Truck city from local vendors and Bud Light beer garden
Even though the event will end, continue the celebrations at the local bars and restaurants in Hoboken. Wear your Jets gear or grab a bracelet from the event to get $3 bottle and $2 draft Bud and Bud Light specials at the following places: 10th and Willow, Arthur's, Brass Rail, Cork City, Court St, Louise & Jerry's, Moran's, The Shannon, The Stewed Cow, Trinity, Turtle Club and Willie McBride's. Village Pourhouse and Little Town will offer $3 house cocktails and $4 select drafts.
Saturday, September 7
Jets Back to Football 5k Run
- 7:30am MetLife Stadium
Gear up for Sunday with a 5k race at MetLife Stadium, the day before our home opener, and help support the Alliance for Lupus Research. Runners will have the opportunity to finish their race on the 50-yard line and receive an official performance race T-shirt and race medal. Plus runners will enjoy a post-race tailgate party with live entertainment on the plaza after the race including a meet & greet with members from the Jets Flight Crew. For more information and to sign up visit nflrunseries.com/jets/register
Sunday, September 8
NY Jets vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
- 1:00pmMetLife StadiumPurchase tickets*Note: Times of events may be subject to change. In case of inclement weather, events may be canceled. Please check newyorkjets.com for any updates.