Greater Sudbury Welcomes Rogers Hometown Hockey Festival: December 6 and 7
Dec 3, 2014
Greater Sudbury is one of only 25 cities across Canada to be selected for the Rogers Hometown Hockey Festival – a free, hockey-themed weekend featuring a game party (Vancouver at Ottawa) hosted live by Ron MacLean, activities for the kids, musical entertainment and a chance to meet NHL Alumni – on Saturday and Sunday, December 6 and 7.
The Hometown Hockey Festival is located in the Minto/Brady parking lot and on a portion of Minto Street, across from the Sudbury Community Arena. Traffic will be detoured. Workweek commuters are advised that daytime parking will be extremely limited in the vicinity of Tom Davies Square on Thursday and Friday, Dec. 4 and 5.
To ease parking congestion, the City of Greater Sudbury will provide free shuttle service on Thursday and Friday, Dec. 4 and 5, from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. and from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Shuttles will run every 15 minutes between the Sudbury Community Arena, the Energy Court Parking Lot (off Lorne Street) and the south York Street Parking Lot (across from Bell Park).
Fans cheering on the Sudbury Wolves versus the Oshawa Generals on Friday evening, Dec. 5, are encouraged to take advantage of shuttle service between the south York Street Parking Lot (across from Bell Park) and the Sudbury Community Arena from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
On Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 6 and 7, shuttles will run every 20 minutes between the south York Street Parking Lot (across from Bell Park)) and the Sudbury Community Arena from Noon to 10 p.m.
Motorists are reminded that parking is restricted on Grey Street, Elgin Street, the west side of Shaughnessy Street (Sudbury Theatre Centre side), Romanet Lane, and other areas posted as prohibited parking to ensure unobstructed access for emergency vehicles. Illegally parked vehicles will be ticketed and may be towed if blocking emergency access.
More information about the Rogers Hometown Hockey Festival is available at www.greatersudbury.ca/events