DETROIT – Today the Detroit Lions and MGM Grand Detroit announce a long-term agreement to build a luxurious space at Ford Field. The MGM Grand Detroit Tunnel Club will be designed to provide an exclusive premium experience for fans this season combining the excitement of Lions football with the luxury and service associated with MGM Grand Detroit.
Adjacent to the Detroit Lions locker room, the MGM Grand Detroit Tunnel Club will accommodate over 100 fans and MGM Grand Detroit guests during home games and stadium events.
“Our team is excited to enter into this partnership with the Detroit Lions,” said MGM Grand Detroit President and COO Steve Zanella. “MGM Resorts International takes pride in providing first-class entertainment destinations around the world. The MGM Grand Detroit Tunnel Club is truly a collaborative, unique and one-of-a-kind game day experience that further extends our long-standing relationship with the Detroit Lions.”
Additionally, the lower bowl in the west endzone is being extended to include field level seating for tunnel club season members.
Members and guests will have an up close view of Detroit Lions players leaving and entering the locker room from multiple areas of the club including an area with bleacher-style seating. Other amenities include unlimited food & beverage (cash bar for liquor sales), a corner lounge celebrating Detroit and early entry to the stadium (three hours before kickoff).
“Season members and guests will experience high energy and pronounced interactivity with Lions players throughout game day,” said Tom Lewand, Detroit Lions Team President. “They’ll be right there when the players are coming in and out of the locker room for pregame, halftime and postgame. That type of engagement can’t be replicated anywhere else.”
Season memberships for The MGM Grand Detroit Tunnel Club are available for purchase through the Detroit Lions Premium Seating Department (313-262-2121 or premium.suites@Lions.NFL.net).
About MGM Grand Detroit
The only Forbes Four-Star hotel in the City of Detroit, the only Forbes Four-Star spa in Michigan, and AAA Four Diamond Award-winning hotel, MGM Grand Detroit is the city's first and only downtown hotel, gaming and entertainment destination built from the ground up. The hotel features 400 chic and stylish guest rooms, including nine rooftop VIP suites and 56 opulent corner suites. Guests enjoy signature restaurants; two by world-renowned Chef Wolfgang Puck and the property’s own sports pub, TAP at MGM Grand Detroit; casual dining options; lounges; high-energy nightlife; and the only resort-style spa in Southeast Michigan. More than 30,000 square feet of meeting space hosts everything from large corporate events to intimate black-tie affairs. MGM Grand Detroit is a wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM). For more information, visit www.mgmgranddetroit.com or call toll free at (888) 646-3387.
About Detroit Lions
The Detroit Lions are a professional American football team based in Detroit, Michigan. They are members of the North Division of the National Football Conference (NFC) in the National Football League (NFL), and play their home games at Ford Field in Downtown Detroit. The team located to Detroit in 1934 and is the National Football League's fifth oldest franchise. The Detroit Lions most recently made the NFL playoffs in 2014, when they finished with a 11-5 record. In addition to professional football, the Detroit Lions have a visible and active community relations role in the Detroit area. With a focus on health and wellness and community revitalization, the Lions have contributed $7.2 million through philanthropic efforts since 1991. For more information, please visit http://www.detroitlions.com.