ARLINGTON (CBSDFW.COM) – North Texas restaurants and bars are cashing in; catering to Packers fans ahead of the big game.READ MORE: Appeals Court Ruling Keeps Abortion Ban In Place In Texas
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Friday the eatery is serving a traditional Wisconsin fish fry. Diners will find a lot of green and gold inside – from the table cloths to the jerseys. A huge white tent will be set up in the parking lot to welcome hundreds of people. Sunday they’re expecting more than 500 people.
“We have Wisconsinites coming in – folks not just from Wisconsin,” explains owner and general manager, Chris Myrick. “People from California, from all over the country will be here for the game. And they’re coming here straight off the plane!”MORE NEWS: Critical Race Theory Law Could Be Behind Latest Southlake Racism Controversy
Friday’s celebration starts at 6 p.m. with a party and pep rally, and ends at 9 p.m. They’re expecting 200-300 people Friday and Saturday.