Groupon Offers Ultimate Chicago Cubs Experience — Only One Unit Available
Today Groupon offers the ultimate Chicago Cubs deal, an unforgettable
package that includes every classic moment a fan could hope to
experience within the Friendly Confines, from batting practice to
throwing the first pitch. Groupon subscribers will need to keep an eye
on the site; the deal could go live unexpectedly at any moment today and
only one unit is for sale. 100% of the ticket cost will go to Cubs Care
and the McCormick Foundation. The deal is available at www.groupon.com/deals/gl-chicago-cubs-1.
Groupon Offers Ultimate Chicago Cubs Experience - Only One Unit Available (Photo: Business Wire)
For $30,000, the purchaser will attend batting practice with the Cubs,
meet the players and gain some expert advice before throwing out the
first pitch. They'll then join up to 13 friends and a mystery former
Cubs player for a watch party in The Audi Legends Suite, complete with
food and beverages and autographed baseballs for every guest.
In addition to throwing the first pitch, the buyer will also:
Receive a full Cubs uniform, personalized with his or her name, and a
photo of their name on the iconic Wrigley Field marquee
Enjoy the 7th inning stretch near the press box, as a
celebrity guest sings "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" with the crowd
Go on a personal tour of Wrigley Field
Sit behind the mic and answer questions about the game (complete with
fake reporters) after the real media debrief
Additionally, upon arrival, the group will be welcomed on the LED screen
and have the evening filmed by a videographer and captured in a
"Chicago Cubs fans are some of the most passionate in the world and
we're thrilled to offer them this opportunity in our hometown," said
Darren Schwartz, head of Groupon's Epic Deals. "With the entire $30,000
going to Cubs Care and the McCormick Foundation, the decision to buy has
a lasting impact beyond this memorable evening."
The Cubs feature is the latest in Groupon's series of Epic Deals,
spontaneous larger-than-life offers limited to just a handful of buyers
and only available on Groupon. Previous packages have included a Delta
Airlines trip around the world, private golf lessons with Graeme
McDowell and an exclusive New Kids on the Block vacation experience.
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