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Rogers Hometown Hockey Feb 4-5, 2017 in Churchill Square

Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour Presented by Scotiabank and Dodge

The free hockey-themed weekend will feature games, activities, live local entertainment and food trucks for the whole family!

Event Dates

Edmonton will host Rogers Hometown Hockey at Sir Winston Churchill Square on:

Saturday February 4

12-6pm

Sunday February 5

9am-4pm

Ron MacLean & Tara Slone will host the live broadcast of the Edmonton Oilers vs Montreal Canadiens on Sunday February 5 at 11am.

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Location

1 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton, Alberta

Festival Activities

Enjoy these Edmonton-style Festivities

  • Skating on City Hall rink with free skate rentals on a first come, first serve basis. Please bring your skates only - no hockey sticks or pucks are allowed on the ice

  • Sunday 1-4pm Swing ‘n’ Skate featuring live swing, jazz and big band music in City Hall, and broadcast to the ice rink

  • Free marshmallow roasting on two firepits on City Hall Plaza

  • Eat & support Hockey Edmonton We're working on a BBQ. Details to come

  • Hockey Edmonton Minor Hockey Week Parade of Champions: Cheer on more than 80+ local hockey teams as they parade by teams onto the Square, starting Sunday at 9am

  • Accepting donations of hockey equipment for Sport Central & KidSport. No cash will be accepted on-site

  • Farmers’ Market in City Hall will have extended hours on Saturday from 9am-6pm

There's All This to Do Too

  • Rogers Fan Hub: Helping fans be fans, the Fan Hub features innovative and technology-driven interactive experiences, showcasing virtual and augmented reality to unite fans in their passion for the game. Plus, fans can stay warm with free hot chocolate on site

  • Rogers NHL Viewing Room: Fans can go inside the NHL Situation Room to advise on a challenged play (just like NHL officials), as well as find out what it’s like to be on the ice, get close to players, and more, with Virtual Reality experiences. Fans can also view the game in new ways with the different GamePlus™ camera angles exclusive to Rogers NHL GameCentre LIVE™

  • Scotiabank Community Locker Room: Features meet and greets with NHL Alumni, interactive games and highlights from recent NHL matchups, and a Scotia Hockey Club commemorative jersey giveaway for youth 16 and under

  • The Dodge Family Zone: Features the famous Stow ‘N Go Challenge hockey-themed obstacle course and the chance for a family to win $5,000 for their local minor hockey association and a 2017 Chrysler Pacifica

  • McDonald’s® Ball Hockey Rink: Features pick-up games and hockey skills competitions, as well as free McCafé® premium roast brewed coffee on site

  • OK Tire: Pushes the limits of how fast fans can get to hockey practice with the extreme OK Tire Race to the Rink RC Car track

  • Dr. Oetker Giuseppe Pizzeria: Fans can enjoy a free slice of Giuseppe Pizzeria right out of the oven, and play Giuseppe Stack-a-Puck to win a rooftop experience

  • Playmobil: Fans have the chance to face off against friends and family with the PLAYMOBIL NHL Arena and its lineup of NHL figures

Contests

Rogers Cheer Like Never Before Contest

Leading up to the celebrations in Edmonton, local hockey teams have an opportunity to win the ultimate hockey experience as part of the Cheer Like Never Before contest.

Teams can upload a video of their team cheer, with the Top 5 vote-getters invited to take part in the festivities when the Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour visits Edmonton. For full contest details, visit www.hometownhockey.com.

Rogers Hometown Hockey Trick Shot Contest

In the inaugural Rogers Hometown Hockey Trick Shot Contest, trick shot aficionados can sign up on site for a chance to show off their skills and win a VIP trip to the MasterCard Memorial Cup in Windsor, ON.

Competitors will vie for the title in front of a panel of judges who will crown a winner at each stop. All 24 local winners will then face off in a national contest in Hamilton, ON, where the best trick shot will be revealed in the final Rogers Hometown Hockey broadcast. For full details, visit the Rogers Fan Hub at the festival.

Getting to the Event

Transit

Convenient and accessible, Churchill Square is easily reached by bus and LRT. Check the ETS website for route and schedule information and track your bus anywhere, anytime using real-time tools.

Consider a Day Pass, where up to four children (ages 12 and under) accompanied by an adult can ride ETS all day and night for only $9.50.

Parking

Parking is available throughout the Downtown core. For more information, see Parking in Downtown Edmonton.

Road Closures

Road closures will be in effect around Churchill Square for this event. Details to come.

Rogers Hometown Hockey

Celebrating Canada’s Game

Now in its third year, Rogers Hometown Hockey – Canada’s largest touring hockey festival – connects fans with their passion for the game through family-friendly events and weekly broadcasts in 24 communities across the country.

The festival is a free, outdoor, hockey-themed weekend that features alumni appearances, games, activities, live local entertainment, and food trucks for the whole family.

The event culminates in an outdoor viewing party of an NHL game broadcast every Sunday on Sportsnet, with Ron MacLean and Tara Slone hosting live on site from the Sportsnet Mobile Studio. The broadcast weaves together local lifestyle and sports stories with a marquee match-up each week.

Rogers Hometown Hockey is a true celebration of Canada’s game from coast to coast.

For More Information

Online Contact 311 Online
Telephone

In Edmonton: 311

Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

TTY 780-944-5555
Email 311@edmonton.ca

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