Rogers Hometown Hockey

Strathcona County hosting Rogers Hometown Hockey  January 5 to 6, 2019!

The Rogers Hometown HockeyTour, presented by Scotiabank, is a free family-friendly hockey celebration featuring two days of live entertainment, NHL alumni including Glenn Anderson, Grant Fuhr and Craig MacTavish, and hockey-themed activities for all ages outside the Sherwood Park Arena and Sports Centre (2015 Oak Street, Sherwood Park).

Hosts Ron MacLean and Tara Slone will be on-site for the weekend's festivities, which include a meet-and-greet opportunities with NHL alum Glenn Anderson and live entertainment featuring Karac Hendriks, The Melisizwe Brothers and The Road Hammers

On Sunday, the live broadcast kicks off with a special pre-game show hosted by MacLean and Slone, live from the Sportsnet Mobile Studio beginning at 5:30 p.m., followed by a televised showdown between the Edmonton Oilers and the Anaheim Ducks. The broadcast features special guest Craig MacTavish, and a feature story on our community's very own World's Longest Hockey Game, led by Brent Saik.

Festival times

  • Saturday, January 5: 12 Noon - 6 p.m.
  • Sunday, January 6: 12 Noon - 9 p.m. (when the Edmonton Oilers' game finishes)

Parking is very limited on-site. Free transit shuttle buses are available from Bethel Transit Terminal (650 Bethel Drive, Sherwood Park) to the festival. 

Parking map

Event parking map, but please try to take the free transit shuttle (634.7 KB)

Visit the schedule below for details on activity dates and times.

Can't wait to see you there!

Event schedule

Subject to change.

Printable event schedule (1.2 MB)

Event details

  • 1. Where will the event take place?

    The festivities will take place in the Sherwood Park Arena and Sports Centre parking lot.

    2015 Oak Street, Sherwood Park

  • 2. Is there a free shuttle service?

    Yes there is! Shuttles will run every 15 minutes from the Bethel Transit Terminal to the Sherwood Park Arena and Sports Centre.

    Saturday, January 5

    • departures start at 11:45 a.m.
    • last bus departs the Sherwood Park Arena and Sports Centre at 6:30 p.m.

    Sunday, January 6

    • departures start at 11:45 a.m. 
    • last bus departs the Sherwood Park Arena and Sports Centre at 9:30 p.m.

     

  • 3. Is there a cost to attend this event?

    No! All activities are free for Rogers Hometown Hockey.

  • 4. Will there be food to purchase at the event?

    A barbeque will be available from Noon to 6 p.m. on January 5 and Noon to 9 p.m. on January 6. All proceeds of the barbeque will go to local minor sport associations. Limited seating will be available.

    The menu includes:

    • taco in a bag – $5
    • cheeseburger – $4.50
    • burger / smokie – $4
    • hotdog – $3.50
    • pop, water – $1.50
    • chips, chocolate bar – $1.50
  • 5. Can I volunteer or set up as a vendor during the festival?

    Strathcona County appreciates everyone's excitement about getting involved with the event, however there are no volunteer opportunities or vendor opportunities available.

Questions?
780-467-2211
recreation@strathcona.ca

Last updated: Thursday, January 03, 2019
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