• News Release: 10/10/2017

    October 10, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                                                                                                  October 10, 2017                                                                        

     
    THE ORIGINAL HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS BRING THEIR 2018 WORLD TOUR TO BEAUMONT, TEXAS ON JANUARY 28
     
    Tickets go on sale Tuesday, October 17 @ 10am
     
    (Beaumont, TX) – The Harlem Globetrotters known for their one-of-a-kind family entertainment will bring their 2018 World Tour to the Ford Arena on January 28th at 4’oclock to take on their long-time adversaries the Washington Generals.
     
    The Globetrotters will face a revamped Washington Generals team which recently launched a more competitive profile, making an appearance in The Basketball Tournament over the summer. The tournament-tested team is looking to snap a 47-year losing streak against their world famous rivals during their 2018 tour.
     
    With a star-studded roster featuring Big Easy Lofton, Ant Atkinson, Hi-Lite Bruton, Thunder Law, Bull Bullard and Cheese Chisholm – plus female stars TNT Lister, Ace Jackson and Hoops Green – the Globetrotters’ show is unrivaled in the world of family entertainment. Their game at the Ford Arena will showcase incredible ball handling wizardry, rim-rattling dunks, trick shots, hilarious comedy and unequaled fan interaction. After the game, Globetrotter stars will sign autographs and take photos with fans.
     
    Tickets go on sale Tuesday, October 17 @ 10am.  Tickets start at just $18 and range from $26, $36, $46, $58, and $90. Tickets will be available for purchase online at www.fordpark.com, at the Ford Park box office, or by phone at 1-800-745-3000. Groups 10+ can save on select
     
    The Harlem Globetrotters® are legendary worldwide, synonymous with one-of-a-kind family entertainment and great basketball skills for the past 91 years. Throughout their history, the Original Harlem Globetrotters have showcased their iconic talents in 122 countries and territories on six continents, often breaking down cultural and societal barriers while providing fans with their first-ever basketball experience. Proud inductees of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, the Globetrotters have entertained hundreds of millions of fans – among them popes, kings, queens, and presidents – over nine thrilling decades. The American Red Cross is the official charity of the Harlem Globetrotters. Sponsored by Entenmann’s Donuts ®, Ticket Galaxy and Baden Sports, Harlem Globetrotters International, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Herschend Enterprises, the largest family-owned themed entertainment company in the U.S. For the latest news and information about the Harlem Globetrotters, visit the Globetrotters' official Web site: www.harlemglobetrotters.com and follow them on Twitter @Globies.
     
    Ford Park Entertainment Complex is a multi-purpose facility comprised of an arena, pavilion, exhibit hall, midway, and baseball/softball fields. Spectra by Comcast Spectacor provides Venue Management and Food Services & Hospitality at Ford Park Entertainment Complex.
     
    About Spectra
    Spectra by Comcast Spectacor is an industry leader in hosting and entertainment, partnering with clients to create memorable experiences for millions of visitors every year. Spectra’s unmatched blend of integrated services delivers incremental value for clients through several primary areas of expertise: Venue Management, Food Services & Hospitality, and Partnerships. Learn more at SpectraExperiences.com.
     
    About Comcast Spectacor
    Comcast Spectacor is part of Comcast Corporation, a global media and technology company that operates Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Headquartered in Philadelphia, Comcast Spectacor’s three core businesses are the National Hockey League’s Philadelphia Flyers, the Wells Fargo Center Complex, and Spectra, a leading hospitality firm that provides Venue Management, Food Services & Hospitality and Partnerships to more than 300 client properties in the United States, Canada, and Singapore. Visit us at ComcastSpectacor.com for more information.
     
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    enue Contact: Jessica Johnson                                                                                                          jessica_johnson@comcastspectacor.com
    409.951.5404
     
    Show Contact: 678.497.1900
     
    Contact:
    Jessica Johnson, Sales & Marketing Manager
    jessica_johnson@comcastspectacor.com, (409) 951-5404
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