The Steelers will host a Super Bowl Pep Rally Friday at Heinz Field in anticipation for the team’s trip to Super Bowl XLIII in Tampa.
Admission is free. Gates A&B will open at 5 p.m. Hosted by KDKA-TV’s Bob Pompeani and Ken Rice, along with Steelers’ Radio Network talent Tunch Ilkin and Craig Wolfley the event will include Steelers’ players and local dignitaries, season highlights on the Jumbotron and the rally will include performances by the Pittsburgh Poison All-Stars Dance Team, the South Fayette Marching Band, rock group The Clarks, and country performer Dusty Drake.
Parking will be available at Stadium lots and Carnegie Science Center lots for $5, after 3 p.m.
Also, FedEx Ground representatives will collect Terrible Towels during the pep rally for Western Pennsylvania military troops stationed overseas and will deliver them to the FedEx Express facility at Pittsburgh International Airport on Monday for flights to overseas locations.