PRELIMINARY SCHEDULE FOR DECEMBER'S
HOCKEYTOWN WINTER FESTIVAL™ ANNOUNCED
… Two Weeks of Hockey Excitement Will Descend Upon Detroit in December …
Detroit, MI… Olympia Entertainment has unveiled a preliminary schedule for the 2012 Hockeytown Winter Festival™, set to take place at downtown Detroit's Comerica Park™ during the final two weeks of December. Kicking off mid-month and wrapping up on New Year's Eve, this multi-faceted celebration of the sport of hockey will feature a wide variety of fun-filled activities and exhibitions for fans of all ages. A full listing of dates and events comprising the Hockeytown Winter Festival™ can be found below:
Celebration of Hockey featuring amateur games, corporate outings and open skates. Information on booking ice time can be obtained by visiting DetroitRedWings.com/icetime.
Outdoor Festival featuring interactive games, autograph signings, face painting and ice sculpture exhibits as well as musical performances and entertainment.
Great Lakes Invitational featuring the Michigan Wolverines, Michigan State Spartans, Western Michigan Broncos and Michigan Tech Huskies all competing for the 2012 MacInnes Cup.
Ontario Hockey League Doubleheader featuring the Windsor Spitfires taking on the Saginaw Spirit and the Plymouth Whalers battling the J. Ross Robertson Cup champion London Knights.
American Hockey League Game featuring the Grand Rapids Griffins and Toronto Marlies, AHL affiliates of the Red Wings® and Maple Leafs®.
Red Wings-Maple Leafs Alumni Showdown featuring legendary players from two of the National Hockey League's most storied franchises going head-to-head.
Ticketing information for these events as well as the 2013 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic® (Detroit vs. Toronto – January 1 at Michigan Stadium) is being distributed to members of the Red Wings® Season Ticket Holder Family this week. Information on purchasing 2012-13 Red Wings® Season Tickets and thereby gaining exclusive access to 2013 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic® and 2012 Hockeytown Winter Festival™ seats can be obtained by calling (313) 396-7575. Information regarding public on sales for all 2013 NHL Bridgestone Winter Classic® and 2012 Hockeytown Winter Festival™ events will be available later this summer. For the latest news, visit DetroitRedWings.com/2013WinterClassic.