KEYC - Mankato Offers Training Camp Special Events

Mankato Offers Training Camp Special Events

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During KEYC News 12 Midday, Chris Willaert with the Mankato Sports Commission, stopped by to talk about the upcoming Minnesota Vikings Training Camp in Mankato. 

On July 28, for the 51st year, the Minnesota Vikings will arrive at the MSU Mankato Campus. 

Willaert explains that there are many different opportunities to experience training camp on and off the field.  Fans have the opportunity to attend practices and scrimmages at Blakeslee Field and even get autographs signed by the players. 

On July 28, Mankato will welcome the players with the annual Welcome Event.  As the players arrive, fans are invited to welcome the players to campus in front of the Julia A. Sears Residence Community. 

On July 29, fans can enjoy the 'Vikings Tasting: Mankato Style' from 5 to 8:00 p.m. on Front Street. 

Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children (12 & under). The night will include food samples from local restaurants, music, Viking Alumni, cheerleaders and Viktor the Viking. 

Events like these and many more will span the stay of the Vikings. For more information on practice times and special events, visit the link below;