Coming this week!
See the Stanley Cup
! The Stanley Cup will be on display on Wednesday, March 7
from 1 - 2:30 pm
on the Hometown Hockey stage
in Garden Square
. Drop by and snap a picture with this iconic symbol of Canadian Hockey!
Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour presented by Scotiabank and Dodge is heading to Brampton, ON, for a celebration of hockey on March 10 and 11. The weekend will feature broadcast hosts Ron MacLean and Tara Slone, meet-and-greet opportunities with NHL alumni Darryl Sittler, Rick Vaive and Wendel Clark, live local entertainment and engaging activities for the whole family. In addition, the Hockey Night In Canada: Punjabi Edition broadcast team will be on-site on Sunday as part of the weekend festivities.
The two-day hockey festival begins on Saturday, March 10 at noon at Garden Square, in Brampton, and will conclude Sunday evening following the Rogers Hometown Hockey outdoor viewing party. The evening’s broadcast kicks off with a special pre-game show hosted live on site by MacLean and Slone from the Sportsnet Mobile Studio beginning at 6:30 pm on Sportsnet and Sportsnet NOW, followed by a showdown between the New York Islanders and the Calgary Flames, including hometown player Sean Monahan
For more information on the entertainment schedule, please click here for Saturday, March 10 and here for Sunday, March 11.
For more information on Hometown Hockey, please visit their site here
Non-perishable food donations are being collected in support of The Gift of Giving Back
throughout the Hometown Hockey Tour festivities. Look for the donation bins and give generously, in association with Brampton Hockey Inc
Take Brampton Transit to the event. Route information can be found here.
The following roads will be closed from Thursday, March 8 at 9:00 am – Monday, March 12 at 5:00 am
- Main Street North from Queen Street to Theatre Lane
The following roads will be closed from Saturday, March 10 at 10:00 am – Monday, March 12 at 12:00 am
- Queen Street East from George Street to Main Street
- Queen Street West from Main Street to Chapel Street
- Main Street South from Queen Street to Wellington Street
- Please note that John Street will be converted to a two-way street for the above closures
Please click here
for the road closure map.
Fun for Everyone
This free hockey-themed weekend will feature games, prize giveaways, fun activities, and live local entertainment for the whole family, including:
- Live Local Entertainment: Live music featured throughout the weekend beginning with Ashlynne Vince performing on Saturday, followed by AHI and the Skydiggers on Sunday.
- Rogers Fan Hub: Helping fans be fans, the Fan Hub features innovative and interactive experiences, showcasing virtual autographs from NHL stars, a hockey-themed Zamboni video game and autograph signings with NHL alumni to unite fans in their passion for the game. In addition, fans are treated to free hot chocolate on site.
- GamePlus: If you are a Rogers customer you can come to the GamePlus desk in the Rogers Fan Hub and redeem exclusive experiences such as meet-and-greets with NHL alumni, autographed merchandise and tours of our Sportsnet Mobile Studio.
- Sportsnet Augmented Reality Photo Booth: Fans have the chance to get close to their favorite players through augmented reality technology. Fans can take photos with virtual images of NHL stars, and have the photo emailed directly to their device for social sharing.
- The Hockey Circus Show: Come see Paz our world-renowned hockey acrobat! Paz juggles everything from pucks to flaming hockey sticks all while standing on top of a net. It is an experience that the family will never forget.
- Scotiabank Community Locker Room: A family-friendly space to engage hockey fans, celebrate the game, and interact with NHL alumni. Scotiabank will also be donating $15,000 to minor hockey associations in the community.
- Dodge Family Zone: Features the famous Stow ’n Go Challenge, a hockey-themed obstacle course. Also, fans have the opportunity to enter a contest to win $5,000 for their local minor hockey association and a 2018 Chrysler Pacifica for their family. All contest entrants will receive a Dodge Hometown Hockey retro toque.
- Tim Hortons Ball Hockey Rink presented by Sportsnet: Features pick-up games for the community, including local Timbits Hockey players.
- Dr. Oetker Giuseppe Pizzeria: Fans can enjoy a free slice of Giuseppe Pizzeria pizza fresh out of the oven, and play the Find Giuseppe Match Game to win a rooftop experience and other great prizes.
- Playmobil Kids Zone: Fans have the chance to face off against friends and family with the PLAYMOBIL NHL Arena and its lineup of NHL figures. In the zone, fans will also be able to enter to win a new NHL playset.
- OK Tire Zamboni Pit Stop: Features a pit-crew-like experience where fans have the opportunity to test their tire-hanging skills on a replica Zamboni.
Hockey Event and Broadcast Details
Location: Garden Square, 12 Main St N, Brampton
- Saturday, March 10, 2018: Festival open from noon - 6 pm
- Sunday, March 11, 2018: Festival open at noon and runs through the end of the Rogers Hometown Hockey outdoor viewing party.
- Special Guests: Special live musical performance by Canadian Music Legends, The Skydiggers
- Game Matchup: New York Islanders vs. Calgary Flames, 6:30 pm (Sportsnet, Sportsnet NOW, Rogers NHL LIVE
- Features: Sean Monahan - Sean reflects on his time growing up in Brampton
Rogers Hometown Hockey Contest
All season long, fans can tune in to the Sunday night broadcast on Sportsnet and Sportsnet NOW for a chance to win weekly prizes through the Rogers Hometown Hockey Contest.
Join the conversation by using each week’s unique hashtag to tweet @Rogers to automatically be entered for a chance to win a number of prizes, including a trip to the 2018 Stanley Cup® Playoffs. The contest runs during every Sunday broadcast through to the final Rogers Hometown Hockey of the season on Sunday, April 1 from Montreal.
Paint the Town Red
The City of Brampton is encouraging residents to decorate their homes and businesses with streamers, posters, Canada flags, hockey jerseys, signs, red lights and anything else they can come up with to welcome the Hometown Hockey tour. The clock tower at City Hall is illuminated with red lights as part of this initiative.