Thursday, January 24, 2019

Rogers Hometown Hockey tour makes a stop in Whistler to celebrate hockey in the mountains

The Rogers Hometown Hockey tour is making its way to Whistler this winter. Throughout the weekend of February 9 and 10, 2019 the tour invites families and friends to celebrate hockey in the mountains. 

For two days, hockey fans may attend free hockey-inspired activities at Whistler Olympic Plaza. From a hockey circus show and live music to NHL alumni appearances and a LIVE Sportsnet broadcast with hosts Ron McLean and Tara Slone, Rogers Hometown Hockey will honor the hockey tradition in Canada. Highlights include:
  • Hockey Circus Show | Feb. 9-10  This hockey-inspired acrobatic show features everything from juggling to flaming hockey sticks. 
  • Parade of Champions | Feb. 10  Community teams and groups march throughout the festival sporting their jerseys and showcasing their love for hockey. The hockey march ends at Sportsnet Mobile Studio for the LIVE Sportsnet broadcast. 
  • LIVE Sportsnet Broadcast | Feb. 10  Hosts Ron McLean and Tara Slone will broadcast live from Whistler Olympic Plaza -- sharing stories that celebrate the hockey history and culture in Whistler. Following the broadcast, the Toronto Maple Leafs take on the New York Rangers on the big screen in Olympic Plaza.
For the full event schedule and details, click on the Rogers Hometown Hockey tour link. The event is sponsored by the Resort Municipality of Whistler via funding provided by the BC Province. 

Guests wanting to pair their love for hockey with skiing may take advantage of a number of winter packages when booking with BC and Washington State residents can enjoy exclusive offers as Whistler Rewards members. 

For accommodation bookings in January and February, Whistler Rewards members will receive two complimentary Fresh Tracks tickets for a buffet breakfast and early access to the slopes at Whistler Blackcomb.

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