Ticket information for Muhammad Ali public memorials released
The public memorial for the late sports legend and Louisville native is scheduled to take place on Friday, June 10 at 2 p.m. at the KFC Yum! Center.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Information on how to get tickets to Muhammad Ali's public memorial services was released Monday evening. The public memorial for the late sports legend and Louisville native is scheduled to take place on Friday, June 10, at 2 p.m. at the KFC Yum! Center.
The following is text from a press release distributed by Bob Gunnell, a spokesman for the Ali family.
The Jenazah service on Thursday, June 9, will begin at 12:00 p.m., will last approximately 30 minutes. The free event will be open to the public and a total of 14,000 tickets will be available on a first-come, first-service basis. The Freedom Hall box office window ill open to the public on Tuesday, June 7, at 10 a.m. and there is a maximum of four tickets per request.The memorial service will take place on Friday, June 10, at 2:00 p.m. at the KFC Yum! Center.
The memorial service will be open to the general public with limited seating. Tickets will be available exclusively at the KFC Yum! Center box office beginning at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 8; guests can begin lining up at 6:00 a.m. The box office will close at 8:00 p.m. or upon sellout. Tickets will be limited to four per person and are on a first-come, first serve basis. Based on availability, remaining tickets may be available on Thursday, June 9 at 10 a.m. For anyone who does not secure tickets to the funeral, it will be live-streamed on the Jumbotron outside the KFC Yum! Center and on the Muhammad Ali Center website (www.alicenter.org).
The following items will not be permitted inside Freedom Hall or the KFC Yum! Center:
Large bags (larger than 14" x 14" x 6")
Laser Pens / Pointers
Outside food or drink
Professional cameras / Detachable Lenses
Umbrellas with Pointed Tips / Large Umbrellas
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