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Kansas City Chiefs land in Appleton, local businesses anticipate visit from Taylor Swift

Posted at 7:45 PM, Dec 01, 2023
and last updated 2023-12-02 19:20:22-05
  • Green Bay businesses are throwing Taylor Swift themed parties ahead of the singer's anticipated attendance at the Packers game against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday
  • One Door County Trolley company reserved a seat for the pop star
  • Video shows Kansas City Chiefs leaving their plane at the Appleton Airport Saturday afternoon, plus the interior of Anduzzi's Sports Club amid the Taylor Swift party
  • Plus Packers Head Coach Matt LaFleur saying he has heard Swift is supposed to come to town
  • Why one Kansas City Chiefs fan came all the way to Green Bay for Sunday's game

The opposing team has landed.

The Kansas City Chiefs arrived at the Appleton Airport and immediately boarded coach buses.

But they aren't the only visitors people are expecting. It seems like Green Bay is in its waiting for Taylor era.

Door County Trolley posted on Facebookthat they've set aside a seat for Taylor Swift.

"If she's going to be in the area, might as well reserve a seat for her," Asher Brooks of Door County Trolley said. "Maybe two seats, maybe a whole trolley, whatever she'd like ... We want to be as welcoming as possible, and even if, you know, she hasn't specifically said she wants to come, you never want someone not to feel welcome."

They're not the only ones rolling out the welcome wagon.

Packers Head Coach Matt LaFleur says he has heard Taylor Swift is supposed to come to town for their match up against the Kansas City Chiefs.

Anduzzi's Sports Club is having not one, but two Taylor Swift themed parties. Including a lookalike contest, a DJ playing Taylor's Music and friendship bracelets like the ones often exchanged during the eras tour.

Although she isn't a Swiftie herself, owner Lisa Szymanski says her daughter helps to keep her updated on all things Taylor.

"When we saw the match up between the Chiefs and the Packers in front of us, we looked at it as an opportunity to get people more excited about coming out that weekend," she said.

Kansas City native Sarah Reynolds is in town for this weekend's game.

"We just want the whole Lambeau experience," she said. "We want snow, we want a Chiefs win, we want Taylor there. We want it all ... I'm a Taylor and Travis fan. I love their romance, and [in] a world that's a little bit crazy right now, its a fun diversion."

Burkel's One Block Over in Green Bay is hosting a Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce look-alike contest Saturday night with gift cards as the prize.

"We got this idea a couple of months ago, kind of when they started dating," Burkel's General Manager Emily Burkel said. "It's crazy how many Swifties there are. I mean, I think there are more Swifties than there are Chiefs fans."

The look-alikes are one thing, but, as far as hosting the woman herself goes, it seems she would be welcome any time.

As we have previously reported, an Instagram account is dedicated to tracking Taylor Swift’s planes. @taylorswiftjets on Instagram most recently posted one of her planes landed in Kansas City.