May 14, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- Ticketmaster, a Live Nation Entertainment company, and WWE today announced that there will be a WWE ticket pre-sale at select Walmart locations in the Northeast on
Thursday, May 16
Friday, May 17
. Pre-sale tickets will be sold at select stores in
, and may be purchased at Ticketmaster kiosks located in the Electronics Department in each of the participating Walmart locations.
The WWE SmackDown event will take place on
Tuesday, July 16
at the Dunkin' Donuts Center in
Tickets go on sale to the general public on
Saturday, May 18
"With more than 140 million customers visiting Walmart stores each week, our partnership with Walmart provides a convenient option for Northeastern fans to discover, purchase and take home tickets to WWE events without leaving their neighborhood," said
, Executive Vice President of Retail Partnerships, Ticketmaster.
"With the sales of WWE branded products exploding in Walmart, we are excited about how this extension to our partnership will further identify Walmart as a destination for anything WWE," said
, Executive Vice President Consumer Products, WWE.
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