Hockey fans will definitely want to save the date for this one!
The City of North Vancouver has announced that Rogers Hometown Hockey will be coming to the Foot of Lonsdale for a massive hockey celebration from April 23 to 25, and all of the events are free to check out.
Bring the family to the Street Festival on Saturday and Sunday from 12 to 5 pm, located on East 1st Street between Lonsdale and St Georges Avenue. Fans of all ages can enjoy live entertainment, meet NHL alumni, enter to win prizes, and take part in fun hockey-themed activities.
Vancouver Canucks alumnus Kirk McLean and Olympic gold medallist Meghan Agosta will be meeting fans and signing autographs at the Rogers Hometown Hockey festival on Saturday and Sunday.
On Monday, start the new week by watching a live national NHL broadcast of Philadelphia Flyers vs. Chicago Blackhawks at the Foot of Lonsdale from 4 to 8 pm, hosted live by Canadian broadcast legends Ron MacLean and Tara Slone. The duo will also share stories that celebrate the City of North Vancouver’s hockey history and culture.
“After two years of postponed plans, I think everyone will agree it’s exciting to see the return of community events,” said Mayor Linda Buchanan in a release. “Sports and recreation have long been a part of our community identity. The City is pleased to welcome Rogers Hometown Hockey to the Shipyards as it will create a lively, vibrant, and fun space for people of all ages, showcase our community to the nation, and generate new economic opportunities for our local businesses.”
Rogers Hometown Hockey events and activities are free, though guests are asked to pre-register online for themselves and any members of their household
North Vancouver is the final stop of Rogers Hometown Hockey’s 2022 tour. The long-running hockey celebration will make 16 stops from coast to coast, including in Prince George from April 9 to 11 and Campbell River from April 16 to 18.
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When: April 23 to 25, 2022
Time: 12 to 5 pm (Saturday and Sunday), 4 to 8 pm (Monday)
Where: East 1st Street between Lonsdale and St Georges Avenue, North Vancouver (Saturday and Sunday), The Foot of Lonsdale – 229 Carrie Cates Court, North Vancouver (Monday)