The 49ers Foundation announced on Tuesday tickets will go on sale Monday, April 15th for the 2nd annual Picnic on the Field presented by United Airlines at Levi's® Stadium on Saturday, June 1st. Proceeds from the rain or shine event, which will take place from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on the 49ers home field, will go towards supporting the 49ers Foundation's mission to harness football to educate and empower Bay Area youth.
In addition to live music, the event will feature a kids zone with games and activities, and special appearances and autograph sessions by 49ers players and alumni, including Pro Football Hall of Famer and 49ers Foundation honorary chairman Jerry Rice. The charitable picnic will highlight local restaurants, food trucks and breweries.
"The 49ers Foundation Picnic on the Field presented by United Airlines will be great opportunity for the Faithful to enjoy a family-friendly event on the Levi's Stadium field while mingling with 49ers players and alumni, and enjoying food and beverages from local businesses," said 49ers Foundation executive director Justin Prettyman. "Building upon last year's success, the 49ers Foundation is excited to bring back this popular event to Faithful fans of all ages, while simultaneously supporting our mission of educating and empowering Bay Area youth."
Fans have the option to purchase adult general admission tickets for $65 and children's general admission tickets for $49. All general admission tickets include entry onto the field for the event, the opportunity to receive autographs from 49ers players and alumni, a complimentary picnic inspired meal, access to food trucks and local restaurants, craft beer tastings, 49ers prizes and more. A limited number of VIP tickets are also available and include the same amenities as the general admission tickets, plus early entry beginning at 11:30 a.m. VIP ticketholders also have exclusive access to autograph sessions activities with 49ers players, a happy hour open bar including beer and wine, along with admission to a VIP field lounge, and more.
"As California's global airline, we are proud of our partnership with the 49ers and this opportunity to give back to the Bay Area community through Picnic on the Field," said United's President of California Janet Lamkin. "We are looking forward to bringing Californians and football fans together to support this meaningful cause."
Tickets will be available on April 15th at www.49ers.com/picnic. Children 2 and under are free with an accompanying, ticketed adult.
Last year, the 49ers Foundation invested more than $6 million back into the Bay Area community and in its 28 years in existence has donated more than $46 million to programming in support of local youth. For its comprehensive community outreach efforts, the 49ers were named the 2017 ESPN Sports Humanitarian Team of the Year, after being finalists the two previous years.