NEW YORK – Scotiabank, the official bank of the NHL, will serve as the title sponsor of NHL Fan Fair™, the official fan festival for the 2012 NHL® All-Star Weekend, January 26-28, at the Ottawa Convention Centre in downtown Ottawa.Starting today, fans will be able to purchase tickets to the festival online and at various locations throughout Ottawa, including the box office at Scotiabank Place.
As part of Scotiabank's commitment to serving hockey fans of all ages, the 2012 Scotiabank NHL Fan Fair™ will offer three days of family-friendly interactive games and attractions, special appearances, trophy and memorabilia displays, live TV and radio broadcasts, music, food and dozens of other dynamic activities.
"Scotiabank NHL Fan Fair will be an exciting, interactive and fun destination for fans and families to celebrate the game we love throughout All-Star Weekend," said Kyle McMann, NHL vice president of partnership marketing in Canada. "With Scotiabank's deep hockey connections in Ottawa and throughout Canada, it's only fitting to have Canada's Hockey Bank help us bring this cornerstone of All-Star Weekend programming to life."
"We are excited to offer Canadians this great opportunity to become a part of the game that means so much in communities across our country," said Duncan Hannay, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Canada for Scotiabank. "Whether it is seeing trophies up close or meeting your NHL heroes, Scotiabank is proud of its hockey programs that invest in this great sport, from supporting young players putting on their first set of skates to partnering with professional NHL athletes.
2012 Scotiabank NHL Fan Fair™ Ticket Information
Occupying more than 100,000 square feet of the Ottawa Convention Centre, the 2012 Scotiabank NHL Fan Fair™ will be open to the public Thursday, Jan. 26, from 3 p.m. – 10 p.m.; Friday, Jan. 27, from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.; and Saturday, Jan. 28, from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Starting today, tickets will be available online at CapitalTickets.ca or via phone at 613-599-FANS (3267) or 877-788-3267; and in-person at the Scotiabank Place box office, at The Sens Store at Carlingwood Mall, Place d'Orléans and Les Galeries de Hulland and Ottawa Sports Experts locations.
Tickets purchased between Nov. 28 and Jan. 25 will be $10 for adults and children. Tickets purchased after Jan. 25 and at the door to Scotiabank NHL Fan Fair will be $15 per person. Children under the age of two will be admitted for free. Once inside, fans may enjoy all the attractions for no additional cost. For more information, fans can visit nhl.com/fanfair.
The 2012 NHL All-Star Weekend will come to Ottawa, Canada's capital, Jan. 26 through Jan. 29. The 2012 Tim Hortons NHL® All-Star Game will take place on Sunday, Jan. 29 at Scotiabank Place. Live television coverage will be provided by the NBC Sports Network in the U.S. and CBC and RDS in Canada.