Individual Tickets for Regular-Season Home Games On Sale Saturday, Oct. 6

Individual tickets through Jan. 29 will go on sale to the general public Saturday, Oct. 6

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – The Detroit Pistons announced today that individual tickets for the first half of the regular season (October 31 through January 29) will go on sale to the general public on Saturday, October 6 at 10:00 a.m. at The Palace Box Office (248-377-0100), online at www.pistons.com and at all TicketMaster Outlets or by calling 800-745-3000. Tickets will be available in all seating categories and can also be purchased at the Oakland University Arena Box Office from 12-1 p.m. during the annual Pistons Open Practice.

Individual tickets for the second-half of the NBA season (February 1 through April 15) will go on sale beginning January 5, 2013.

Fans purchasing tickets can take advantage of a newly-created “Pistons Power-Hour” located in the North Pavilion from 6-7 p.m. prior to each home game featuring food and beverage sampling and discounts, meet and greet opportunities with Pistons personalities and exclusive merchandise offers. Each game will also include a nightly Pistons 50-50 Payday raffle where fans can purchase tickets at the Come Together kiosk located in the North Pavilion for a chance to win a cash prize. Proceeds will benefit the Come Together Foundation in support of volunteerism, youth leadership and NBA Cares programming. Finally, all fans can pick up a free interactive Action Guide game program that will include a souvenir player poster each game, chances to win prizes each quarter and discounts on concessions and merchandise throughout the game.

Promotional nights for the upcoming season will include something for everyday of the week and every fan in attendance. Highlights of each night are as follows:

  • "Motown Mondays – Stars and Cars" – Mondays are a celebration of all things Detroit, including the region’s affinity for automobiles and music. These nights will include halftime musical entertainment featuring Motown artists, automobile displays featuring vehicles from our present and past and discounts on Detroit-made food and beverage offerings.
  • Tuesday nights at The Palace become “Two-sdays” where fans can take advantage of the ultimate in great value. Selected concession items will be available for $2 or $2-off for the entire game and The Palace Locker Room store will offer two-for-one deals on specified merchandise.
  • “Wired Wednesdays” – Wednesdays will bring fans closer to the action than ever before. Selected Pistons’ players, coaches and trainers will be “mic’d up” during pregame warm-ups to provide inside access at an unprecedented level. In addition, entertainment teams will be “mic’d up” during the game, halftime performers will be “mic’d up” prior to hitting the stage and the arena’s new Twitter boards will encourage fans to tweet comments about their in-arena experience.
  • “Friday Night Out” – Every Friday night is a party night at The Palace. Whether it is a specific theme night such as “Super 70’s,” “I Love The 80’s” or “Totally 90’s,” a party atmosphere will be felt throughout the night. DJs will play music during pregame in the West Atrium and Pavilion areas and themed halftime concerts will feature top musical talent and entertainment from Pistons performance teams.
  • “Saturday Kids’ Night – Kids’ Appreciation” – Saturday nights are all about kids and family. Pregame entertainment will feature kid-friendly meet and greets with characters from Disney and Nickelodeon, face-painting and photo opportunities with Pistons entertainment teams. Halftime shows will include popular youth-oriented performers and youngsters can utilize the in-arena Twitter boards to request their favorite songs during time-outs.
  • “Super Sunday – Friends & Family” – Every Sunday is fan appreciation day at The Palace. Fans in attendance will receive give-away items, Pistons players, legends and entertainment teams will sign autographs during pregame and special merchandise will be given to lucky fans at each time-out during the game.
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