A list of Magic playoff festivities


There are plenty of giveaways and fan parties scheduled for Orlando’s first-round matchup against Philadelphia. Among them:

For Game One in the First Round, 9,000 blue and 9,000 white “Blue & White Ignite” T-shirts will be given away, along with 18,000 rally rackets.

For Game Two of the First Round, 18,000 rally towels will be given away.

More information, including road-game watch parties and pep rally locations, is after the jump.

A new opening introduction video for the playoff games.

A new and improved Fan Fest will take place on the north side of Amway Arena for all home playoff games. The Fan Fest will feature the Legend’s Lounge presented by Bright House Networks for autographs with Bo Outlaw and Nick Anderson. The Fan Fest will open two hours prior to tip-off and will also feature a Bud Light Port-a-Party and a playoff merchandise trailer. This will be a huge fan zone with a tailgate atmosphere that will give fans a reason to arrive early for the festivities. For Game One of the First Round, Pepsi will be on-site sampling Pepsi Max as well as promoting recycling. The first 200 fans to bring a 20 oz. empty Pepsi product plastic bottle will receive two tickets to Game One courtesy of Pepsi.

Road Game One watch party: The Clubhouse – Downtown Orlando

Road Game Two: Smokey Bones – 3400 E. Colonial Dr., Orlando, FL, 32803. There will be an outdoor basketball court, bleachers and a screen for viewing the game.

Road Game Three: Gators Dockside (8969 W Colonial Dr, Ocoee, FL)

Road Game Four: Firkin & Kegler – UCF location

Each time Dwight Howard scores a double-double during any home playoff game, fans can bring their ticket stub to McDonalds and receive a free Double Quarter Pounder with Cheese. McDonalds will hole-punch each ticket to verify redemption while allowing fans to keep the ticket as a keepsake.

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer will kick-off Magic Fan Fridays in front of City Hall on Friday, April 17 at 8:15 a.m., where he will announce that Friday, April 17 is proclaimed Blue & White Ignite Day.

Every Friday throughout the Playoffs, Wall Street Plaza will host a Magic Fan Friday Pep Rally from 5 – 7 p.m. Anyone who arrives between 5 – 7 p.m. wearing Orlando Magic gear will receive their first drink free! (21 and up only). There will also be half off appetizers at Wall Street Plaza from 4 -7 p.m. There is no cover charge and all ages are encouraged to attend; free drink is for 21 and up only.

The Magic Fan Friday Pep Rally on April 17 will include appearances by the Magic Dancers, Magic JetBlue Crew, STUFF the Magic Mascot, Community Ambassadors Nick Anderson and Bo Outlaw, Orlando Magic in-arena emcee Scotty B, a live band and more. Appearance schedule during all other Magic Fan Friday Pep Rallies are TBD based on the Magic Playoff Schedule.

Playoff Pep Rallies are scheduled for Friday, April 17 from 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. at six different Central Florida locations (Orlando City Hall; Walgreens at 7650 W. Sand Lake Rd.; Walgreens at 12279 Lake Underhill; Walgreens at 550 S. Orlando Ave.; Walgreens at 6651 Old Winter Garden Rd; Walgreens at 11600 S. Orange Blossom Tr.). At each location, Magic front office employees will be handing out Mardi Gras beads, key chains, Dunkin Donuts and other giveaways to get ready for the playoffs. The City Hall location will include appearances by City of Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, Orlando Magic Community Ambassadors Bo Outlaw and Nick Anderson, Magic Dancers and STUFF as well as a press conference with Mayor Dyer proclaiming April 17 as Blue & White Ignite Day!