Blue Jackets Host Hockey Fest at Nationwide Arena Tonight
/ Columbus Blue Jackets
COLUMBUS, OHIO– The Columbus Blue Jacketsplayers and their wives will host the Hockey Fest family carnival and auction to benefit the Columbus Blue JacketsFoundation on tonight from 6:30to 10 p.m.at Nationwide Arena. General admission tickets are on sale now at the Nationwide Arena Ticket Office, The Blueline team store, all Chillerlocations and through Ticketmaster. VIP packages are available only at the Nationwide Arena Ticket Office, at the Foundation Table during Blue Jackets games and through Ticketmaster by phone or online.
Hockey Fest offers fans a rare opportunity for personal interaction with their favorite Blue Jackets players and personalities in a casual setting on the arena floor. Highlights of this year’s attractions include the following:
› Carnival games hosted by the players and their wives
› Interactive station – Take a Shot on a Blue Jackets goalie
› Penalty box photos with players
› Open Skate with Blue Jackets players at the Dispatch Ice Haus
› Tours of the team’s locker room
› Autograph stations with multiple players
› Live and silent auctions of Blue Jackets, NHL and other sports memorabilia
› Kids-only auction area
General admission tickets are $10 in advance ($15 at the door) and children age two and under are admitted free. New this year, and only available by advance order, is a $17 General Admission plus Combo Meal package which includes one Sugardale hot dog, one bag of chips and one small Pepsi. Carnival Game tickets for select attractions are sold separately and are available in advance at Nationwide Arena Ticket Office, at the Foundation Table during Blue Jackets games and through Ticketmaster by phone or onlineor at Nationwide Arena on the day of the event. In addition, VIP packages are available for $200 per person and include private gaming with the players before doors open to the general public; a premium autographed gift; and an exclusive reception in the Center Ice Lounge.
Tickets are on sale now at the Nationwide Arena Ticket Office, The Blueline, the Blue Jackets Zones at ChillerDublin, ChillerEaston, ChillerNorth, all Ticketmaster ticket centers, by phone at (614) 431-3600 or online at ticketmaster.com. In addition, tickets will also be sold at all Blue Jackets home games at the Foundation table located near section 110.
The Blue Jackets Foundation was founded in March 2000 and has since donated over $1 million dollars to local non-profit organizations dedicated to one or more of its main pillars of giving: pediatric cancer, education, children’s health and safety and the development of youth and amateur hockey.