Packers fans were invited to bring the spirit of Green Bay to London ahead of the team’s first-ever regular season international matchup, with several free Packers Everywhere pep rallies set for Oct. 6, 7 and 8.
The main festivities took place at Belushi’s Sports Bar (London Bridge location), which served as the official Packers Everywhere headquarters during the trip. Belushi’s Sports Bar is located at 161-165, Borough High St., London SE1 1HR.
The first two rallies were set for late afternoon on Thursday, Oct. 6, and Friday, Oct. 7. These initial rallies built excitement for fans with a host, DJ, giveaway prizes and fun contests. Prizing was offered through the NFL OnePass app.
The next day, Saturday, Oct. 8, the main pep rally took place in the early afternoon, hosted by Green Bay native and Emmy award-winning sportscaster John Anderson. The event featured Packers alumni Marv Fleming, James Jones, LeRoy Butler and Nick Collins, as well as Packers President/CEO Mark Murphy, who stopped by to visit with fans and discuss the next day’s game.
Fans were also encouraged to visit the nearby pub, The Barrowboy and Banker at 6-8 Borough High St, London SE1 9QQ, for additional fan giveaways each day.