The Winnipeg Jets Hockey Club today announced they will host their inaugural Fan Fest at MTS Iceplex on Saturday, September 20th. The Fan Fest is an outdoor event in the parking lot of MTS Iceplex which will kick off the start of a new season of Jets hockey for our passionate fans.
Fan Fest will run from 9:00am until 2:00pm and is open and free to the general public. The event includes access to Jets training camp sessions, live Player & Management Interviews as well as a range of interactive games and activities.
The first 5,000 fans on site will receive a FREE complimentary lunch.
In addition the first 3,000 fans will have the opportunity to watch one of four Winnipeg Jets Training Camp sessions beginning at 9:00am with additional ice times commencing at 9:50am, 12:00pm and 12:50pm. Admission to these sessions is limited to available seating on a first come, first served basis. Fans that do not get into one session will be able to line up for the ensuing one.
During and following the ice times, the Fan Fest stage will feature select Winnipeg Jets players and management as they participate in live Q & A sessions moderated by TSN play-by-play announcer, Dennis Beyak.
Join us on the Fan Fest grounds as several interactive activities will be available to fans of all ages including inflatable bouncers, arts and crafts, various activations and displays, ball hockey with Mick E. Moose and live music. Come visit the Jets Gear Trailer which will be on site with all new 2014 Jets merchandise! In addition, don’t forget to watch for the Winnipeg Jets Flight Squadron as well as our Winnipeg Jets in-game hosts who will be on hand giving away prizes throughout the event.
Free parking is available throughout the day to the North of the MTS Iceplex in the adjacent Assiniboia Downs lot.
For more information please visit www.winnipegjets.com/fanfest