JUST IN: Detroit Lions announce additional FREE training camp scrimmage

According to the Detroit Lions they will hold their Family Fest on Aug. 2 at Ford Field. The event will include a team scrimmage, which begins at 6 p.m. with gates opening at 4:30 p.m.

The event is free but fans must have a ticket to get in.

From Detroit Lions:

Family Fest is free and open to the public. Fans can visit any Southeast Michigan Ford Dealer now to claim a VIP Lions lanyard (while supplies last, limit 4 per person) which will earn them admission to a special reserved seating area, the chance to win autographed items and much more. A list of dealers and address information is available at www.thinkfordfirst.com.

For general admission, fans can register for up to 8 tickets to the event by visiting www.detroitlions.com/familyfest. All guests must have a ticket for entry.

Gates open at 4:30 PM, with the Lions scrimmage beginning at 6:00 PM. There will be appearances from Lions Legends, Detroit Lions Cheerleaders as well as the Lions mascot, Roary.

Family friendly games and activities will line the Ford Field concourses, and the first 15,000 fans will receive a pair of Lions Thunder Sticks and a poster courtesy of the Southeast Michigan Ford Dealers. There will also be an opportunity to win exclusive prizes at the Gate G “Future Ford Owners” activation throughout the event.