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New Ticket Options on Sale Now Through the Holidays

ALBANY, NY – Just in time for Black Friday, the Albany Empire announce holiday ticket packages for the upcoming 2019 season, presented by Dave and Buster’s.  Options include tickets to the 2019 season home opener, Empire Gear, AND Dave & Buster’s Power Cards, making it the perfect way to give the gift of Empire football! 

“With the Holiday Season upon us, we wanted to offer fans more than just the gift of tickets to an Empire game, and our holiday packages include much more than that,” said George Manias, Chief Operating Officer of the Albany Empire.  “The value of each package is incredible, and each option includes a multitude of gifts for the Empire fan in your life!”

The Empire will offer three packages:

  1. The Empire Elite Package includes four (4) tickets to the Empire Home Opener, an eighty-dollar ($80) power card to Dave and Buster’s, four (4) Empire T-shirts, and four (4) Empire drawstring bags.

  1. The Jack Package includes four (4) tickets the Empire Home Opener, a sixty-dollar ($60) power card to Dave and Buster’s, and four (4) Empire T-shirts.

  1. The Mac Package includes four (4) tickets the Empire Home Opener and a forty-dollar ($40) power card to Dave and Buster’s.

Holiday packages are on sale now!  Interested in purchasing a holiday pack?  Fans can visit, call 518-533-2200, or stop by the Empire ticket office located in the Times Union Center for more information on any of the three packages.  All ticket options give fans the ability to purchase additional tickets with the package for a special rate.

Albany Empire 2019 Season Presented By CDPHP.

About Albany Empire

Season memberships for the 2019 season are on sale now. For tickets, contact the Albany Empire sales department at (518) 533-2200 or by going to Follow the team on Facebook at and Twitter at

About Arena Football League

The Arena Football League will enter its 32nd Season in 2019. Since its inception in 1987, the Arena Football League has showcased a fast-paced and exciting game to millions of fans in a myriad of markets across the country. Teams slated for 2018 include: Albany, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Washington D.C. CBS Sports Network nationally broadcasts AFL games each week, culminating with the ArenaBowl. The AFL launched AFLNow, the League’s streaming “Over-the-Top” network to give fans even more access to the League on For all the latest news and discussion on the Arena Football League follow the AFL on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram (@aflarenaball) 

About Times Union Center

Albany’s Times Union Center, formerly Pepsi Arena, continues to have great success. Renamed in January 2007, the Times Union Center is “Upstate New York’s Premier Sports and Entertainment Facility. Owned by Albany County and operated by SMG, the world’s largest private management firm for public assembly facilities, the Times Union Center has an adaptable seating capacity between 6,000 and 17,500. Since Frank Sinatra christened the building on January 30, 1990, more than seven million patrons have walked through the turnstiles. As a multi-purpose facility, the Times Union Center has hosted a variety of events, including concerts, family shows and sporting events, averaging 165 events each year. 

About CDPHP®

Established in 1984, CDPHP is a physician-founded, member-focused and community-based not-for-profit health plan that offers high-quality affordable health insurance plans to members in 26 counties throughout New York. CDPHP is also on FacebookTwitterLinkedInPinterest, and Instagram.

About Transfinder

Founded in 1988 and headquartered in Schenectady, New York, Transfinder is a national leader in intelligent transportation systems, providing transportation management systems and services to school districts, municipalities and adult care facilities. Transfinder, an Inc. magazine “fastest-growing company” for the past eleven straight years, has offices in Austin, Texas, and Shanghai, China. The software company develops and supports routing and scheduling solutions for optimal transportation logistics.

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