Rogers Hometown Hockey


Rogers Hometown Hockey Festival Details:


The free hockey-themed weekend features games, prize giveaways, fun activities, and live local entertainment for the whole family, including:


  • Rogers Fan Hub: Rogers celebrates your community within the Fan Hub. Help support local minor hockey and participate in fun and interactive experiences, autograph signings with NHL alum Ed Belfour, video game stations, bubble hockey, and popcorn!
  • Sportsnet Virtual Photo Booth and Interactive GamesFans have the chance to get close to their favourite players through virtual technology. Fans can take photos with virtual images of NHL stars, and have the photo emailed directly to their device for social sharing and their chance to win great prizes. In addition, hockey players of all ages will be able to show off their hockey skills and see how they match up to the NHL stars!
  • The Hockey Circus ShowCome 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 Hockey Rink: A family-friendly outdoor hockey space to engage hockey fans, interact with NHL alumni, celebrate the game and play ball hockey. Scotiabank will also be donating $15,000 to minor hockey associations in the community.
  • Ram Haul of Fame: Features the Ram 1500 in a hockey-themed obstacle course that will test the skills of fans of all ages. Also, fans have the opportunity to enter the Breakaway Giveaway contest to win an all-new 2019 Ram 1500 for their family and $5,000 for their local minor hockey association. All contest entrants will receive a free branded giveaway courtesy of Dodge. 
  • Dr. Oetker Giuseppe Pizzeria: Fans can enjoy a complimentary slice of Giuseppe Pizzeria pizza fresh out of the oven, and learn more about the Find Giuseppe contest with many great prizes to be won!
  • Tim Hortons: As fans are enjoying the festival, warm up with a complimentary coffee or hot chocolate from the Tim Hortons mobile truck.
  • 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.
  • Live Local Entertainment: Live music featured throughout the weekend beginning with Tyler Del Pino performing on Saturday followed by The Color on Sunday.
  • Ted Rogers Community Grants: Ted Rogers Community Grants are being awarded to local Canadian organizations to help support educational programs that enable Canadian youth to succeed inside and outside the classroom, including in Winkler.
  • Giving Together to support hockey in your community: Every week, Rogers is also Giving Together to support hockey in local communities. Attendees can participate in giving back through 50/50 draws or by purchasing popcorn and food from the on-site BBQ. All proceeds are donated to minor hockey organizations.


Rogers Hometown Hockey Event and Broadcast Details


·        Downtown Winkler – Main street, between Stanley and South Railway Avenues 


·        Saturday, March 2– Festival open from Noon CT to 6 p.m. CT

·        Sunday, March 3 – Festival opens at Noon CT and runs through the end of the Rogers Hometown Hockey outdoor viewing party



  • Special Guests:          NHL alumni Ed Belfour and Grant Clitsome and a special live musical performance by Doc Walker
  • Game Matchup :         Winnipeg Jets vs. Columbus Blue Jackets, 5:30 p.m. CT (Sportsnet, Sportsnet NOW, Rogers NHL LIVE)


Offsite events: 

Friday March 1st

Free Community Skate with the Mascots

7-9 at the Winkler Arena

Free hot chocolate and cookies provided by Co-op


Saturday March 2nd

Free Family Movie Night at the PW Enns Concert Hall

Movie starts @ 7pm

For the full schedule of onsite events, click here.

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