Special Events Planned At Candlestick Park Before Demolition

CBS San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – The 49ers and the city of San Francisco are planning a grand send-off for Candlestick Park as the stadium is set to host its last NFL game Monday night, the 49ers final regular season home game against the Atlanta Falcons.

“We’re going to try to give her a good send-off. I don’t want to spoil any of that for the fans that might be listening,” said 49ers Vice President of Stadium Operations and Security Jim Mercurio. “We’re planning to do some pretty special things, some great tributes.”

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And the send-offs won’t end on Monday night. Phil Ginsburg, General Manager of the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department, said several events are scheduled between now and when Candlestick closes to the public in the fall of 2014.

“One will be a community event, we’re…

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