NEW YORK - The National Hockey League's takeover of Los Angeles for the 2017 Honda NHL® All-Star Weekend begins with the 2017 NHL Fan Fair™, the official fan festival of the midseason showcase set for January 26-28, 2017 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. For three days, NHL Fan Fair™ will offer hockey fans of all ages a myriad of events and activities, including special appearances by current NHL stars, hockey legends and NHL Mascots™; interactive hockey games; NHL memorabilia and trophy displays, notably the iconic Stanley Cup®; live television and radio broadcasts; a wide assortment of food options available for purchase; and dozens of other dynamic attractions all included with the price of admission.
Tickets can be purchased at NHL.com/FanFair or by visiting the STAPLES Center box office. Single-session tickets are priced at $20 for adults and $15 for youth (ages 3-12), seniors (ages 65 and over), college students and members of the military. Children 2 years of age and younger will be admitted free of charge. A three-day pass is also available for $45. For the latest news on the 2017 NHL Fan Fair™, fans can visit NHL.com/FanFair and follow the NHL on Twitter (@NHL) via the official hashtag #NHLFanFair.
"NHL Fan Fair is the top destination for hockey fans who want to participate in the excitement of the Honda NHL All-Star Weekend," said Steve Mayer, NHL Chief Content Officer and Executive Vice President. "Fans visiting NHL Fan Fair are sure to have fun immersing themselves in everything NHL. This year, as we bring our NHL Centennial celebration to Los Angeles, NHL Fan Fair also will serve as command center for fans looking for a glimpse of the NHL's greatest players, past and present."
2017 NHL Fan Fair™ will feature autograph sessions and appearances from NHL stars, past and present, including Hockey Hall of Famer and Los Angeles Kings President of Business Operations Luc Robitaille, who will sign autographs on Thursday, Jan. 26 at 7 p.m. A detailed schedule of events, including appearances, will be released in mid-January.
Occupying more than 250,000 square feet of the Los Angeles Convention Center (located at 1201 S. Figueroa St. in downtown Los Angeles), the 2017 NHL Fan Fair™ will be open to the public Thursday, Jan. 26, from 5:00-10:00 p.m.; Friday, Jan. 27, from 5:00-10:00 p.m.; and Saturday, Jan. 28, from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
The Los Angeles Kings, who are celebrating their 50th anniversary, and the city of Los Angeles will play host to the 2017 Honda NHL® All-Star Weekend, Jan. 27-29. The festivities begin with the opening of NHL Fan Fair™ on Jan. 26, continue with THE NHL100™ on Friday, Jan. 27 and the 2017 Coors Light NHL All-Star Skills Competition™ on Saturday, Jan. 28 at 4 p.m. PT / 7 p.m. ET (NBCSN, CBC, SN, TVAS) and conclude with the 2017 Honda NHL® All-Star Game on Sunday, Jan. 29 at 12:30 p.m. PT / 3:30 p.m. ET (NBC, CBC, SN, TVAS) at STAPLES Center. For more information on the 2017 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend, visit https://www.NHL.com/AllStar.