AUSTIN (March 20, 2023) – The San Antonio Spurs today announced a major celebration tied to their I-35 Series that will include a free Spurs Fan Fest and a stacked lineup of events timed with their April 6 and 8 games at Moody Center. The games are being coined as the “I-35 Series” and will mark the first regular season NBA games ever to be played in Austin. Combined, the events will make up “Spurs Week” and engage fans across the community throughout the week.
SPURS WEEK STARTS APRIL 2
Spurs Week will tip off on Sunday, April 2 and take place all week at various touchpoints across the city.
- April 2: Take part in a pub crawl and watch party as the Spurs visit the Sacramento Kings
- April 2 – April 8: Drop by “Casa de Spurs” at Native Hostel with photo ops, games and exclusive giveaways. The site will serve as the Spurs headquarters for the week
- April 2 – April 8: Grab some swag from the Spurs Post-Up Merch Truck parked outside Casa de Spurs
- April 3 – April 7: Keep an eye out for the Fairmont Austin illuminated with the team’s Fiesta colors and spot Spurs shoutouts on iconic Austin signs around town
- April 6: Be a part of history as the Spurs host Portland at Moody Center at 7 p.m. for the first ever regular season NBA game in Austin
- April 7: Enjoy music and food at Spurs Fan Fest – additional information below
- April 8: Cheer on the Spurs as they host Minnesota at Moody Center at 3 p.m. The link to purchase tickets to both games can be found below.
Austinites can join the Official Spurs Fan Club to be among the first to learn about sweepstakes opportunities and activations as they’re announced throughout Spurs Week. Text SPURSWEEK to 210-444-5050 for the daily rundown. For a full schedule of events, visit Spurs.com/SPURSWEEK. Additional fan engagements will continue to be announced in the coming weeks.
SPURS FAN FEST PRESENTED BY SELF FINANCIAL
Spurs Fan Fest will take place on Friday, April 7 at 5 p.m. at Republic Square. Free and open to the public, Spurs Fan Fest will feature headlining musical act and local favorite Shakey Graves, a native of Austin who has established himself as a leading folk-rock and blues singer. The evening will include performances from other local artists and DJs, local Austin food and beverage vendors, merch giveaways and San Antonio Spurs player appearances. Spurs Fan Fest is presented by Spurs jersey patch partner Self Financial, an Austin-based credit building platform for consumers with low or no credit.
I-35 SERIES PRESENTED BY ALIENWARE AND NETSPEND
The I-35 Series is part of the team’s vision to purposefully engage and celebrate the Spurs entire fan base, extending from Mexico to Austin. The Austin games are part of four home games the Spurs are hosting outside of the AT&T Center during the 2022-23 NBA season, including a December game played in Mexico City and a 50thanniversary celebration at the Alamodome in San Antonio held in January, which set a single-game NBA attendance record with a crowd of 68,323.
The I-35 Series is co-presented by Alienware and Netspend. Alienware, a global pioneer and industry-leading manufacturer of PC gaming hardware, will introduce Spurs fans to its custom mobile gaming lounge at Moody Center on April 6 and 8. Attendees will be provided the opportunity to game on fully-kitted Alienware battle stations, enter into sweepstakes and win prizes.
Netspend is headquartered in Austin and proudly provides its customers, local community and sports fans with everyday mobile accounts and payment solutions that give people the ability to shop, pay bills, stay on budget and track their money anytime, anywhere. Netspend is proud to be the “Official Debit Card” of the Austin Spurs G League Team.
Single game tickets for the San Antonio Spurs I-35 Series are available for purchase at Spurs.com and on Ticketmaster. Group packages for 10 or more are available by visiting Spurs.com/Groups or calling (210) 444-5959. The 2022-23 Spurs season is presented by H-E-B. Visit SpursSuites.com or call (210) 444-5661 for single game suite pricing and availability.
About Self Financial
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About Spurs Sports & Entertainment
Spurs Sports & Entertainment (SS&E) is a value-based and community-centric sports and entertainment company that provides premier live and global digital experiences for fans across a portfolio of three teams and two venues – all supported by a passionate staff of more than 1,000 full and part-time employees. SS&E owns and operates the San Antonio Spurs (NBA), Austin Spurs (NBA G League), and San Antonio FC (USL), as well as manages the day-to-day operations of the AT&T Center, Toyota Field and STAR Complex. The SS&E investor group is led by Managing Partner Peter J. Holt.