Pelicans to host open practice free to public Oct. 5 at Smoothie King Center

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NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Pelicans will host an open practice at the Smoothie King Center on Saturday, October 5 at 6 p.m. The event is free and open to the public, but tickets are limited.

Full season ticket holder and partial season ticket holders will have exclusive access to claim free tickets on Wednesday, Sept. 18 and the general public will have access on Thursday, Sept. 19.

Open practice offers fans a firsthand look at the 2019-20 Pelicans team and features appearances from the Pelicans Dance Team and the Pelicans Swoop Troop, in addition to giveaways. Concession stands will be open during the event.

Fans can download their free tickets at There is a limit of four tickets per person and seating is general admission.

Doors for the event will open at 5:00 p.m. Fans should enter through the Northeast ground, located adjacent to the Pelicans team shop on Dave Dixon Drive. Complimentary parking will be available in Garage #2 and Garage #5.

For those not able to attend, the practice will be streamed on, the team app, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Twitch.

For more information on the Pelicans upcoming season, please visit

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