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Boston Will Host Summerslam 2020 At The TD Garden

August 8, 2019 | Posted by Joseph Lee
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WWE has announced that next year’s Summerslam will happen on August 23, 2020 at the TD Garden in Boston. That weekend will include a live Smackdown on August 21, NXT Takeover on August 22 and RAW on August 24. It will be the first WWE PPV in Boston since Clash of Champions in 2017. WWE issued the following press release:

Boston to host SummerSlam in 2020

STAMFORD, Conn., August 8, 2019 – As first announced in the Boston Globe, Boston will host SummerSlam Week in August 2020 with SmackDown LIVE, NXT TakeOver, SummerSlam and Monday Night Raw taking place at TD Garden over four consecutive nights.

2020 Key Dates:

Friday, Aug. 21 – SmackDown LIVE
Saturday, Aug. 22 – NXT TakeOver
Sunday, Aug. 23 – SummerSlam
Monday, Aug. 24 – Monday Night Raw
SummerSlam is more than just a one-day event, it’s a multi-day celebration, as WWE will host a series of activities including autograph signings and community outreach programs designed to leave a lasting impact throughout the New England region.

“We are thrilled to bring WWE’s biggest event of the summer to Boston in 2020,” said John P. Saboor, WWE Executive Vice President, Special Events. “We are grateful to Mayor Walsh, Governor Baker and our partners at TD Garden and look forward to working with them to welcome the world to one of America’s great sports and entertainment cities.”

“On behalf of the City of Boston, we are excited to once again host WWE SummerSlam at TD Garden,” said Mayor Martin J. Walsh. “SummerSlam attracts fans from all across the world, and we are excited to welcome them all to our city for this hallmark WWE event.”

“We have an incredible history with WWE and are honored that they have once again selected TD Garden as the home of SummerSlam”, said Amy Latimer, president of TD Garden. “We’ve dramatically enhanced the arena experience with the addition of The Hub on Causeway and recent arena expansion, and we are thrilled to showcase these tremendous upgrades with fans for one of WWE’s biggest marquee events.”

Additional details, including ticket availability and travel packages, will be announced in the near future.

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