2 days to go until the first regular season Jets game – I can barely wait! Tonight people are pre-partying at the Forks, but that’s just one of tons of events and deals happening for the big game! Here’s a short rundown of some of what’s going on – I’ll be adding more as I find them!
Game Events and Specials
Friday, October 7: Hockey Day on Campus, University of Winnipeg
To Oct 7, 11am to 4pm. CentreCourt Shoot Out at cityplace, 333 St. Mary Ave.
October 8, 11pm: Jets White Out Party at 4play Sports Bar, on Portage Avenue across from the MTS Centre.
Sunday, Oct 9: Winnipeg Jets Home Opener Celebration at The Forks. Noon to 8pm. Live CBC Hockey Night in Canada broadcast at 3pm. Performances by Doc Walker, Keith & Renee and Quinzy. FREE!
Oct 9, 4pm: Live outdoor broadcast at Portage & Main. 201 Portage Avenue Courtyard (former Canwest Place). FREE!
Oct 9: After Burner Social with Blue Rodeo. Winnipeg Convention Centre, 375 York Ave.
Oct 9, 9pm: Official NHL FACE-OFF After Party. Whisky Dix, 436 Main St.
October 9: Watch the game on the 60” plasma TV and enjoy Go Jets Go Dinner Specials. Dessert Sinsations, 505 St. Mary Ave.
Check out the History of Hockey Display. Millennium Library, 251 Donald St. FREE!
Oct 9: Burger and beer for $15. Shannon’s Irish Pub, 175 Carlton St.
Oct 9:Free parking and Express Hockey Shuttle. No tickets? Catch the action live on the big screen in the HD Hockey Lounge! Pony Corral Downtown, 444 St. Mary Ave.
Oct 9:Show your ticket stub on game day and buy a guitar-no GST or PST. Value Plus, 266 Portage Ave.