For a few days in early February the eyes of the NHL world will be focused on Las Vegas for the All-Star Game. Today the NHL has announced that a Fan Fair will be held in conjunction with the event. Per the league’s release:
The 2022 Truly Hard Seltzer NHL Fan Fair™ will offer fans of all teams and ages interactive hockey games; a kids zone designed for hockey’s youngest fans; special appearances by NHL alumni and NHL Mascots™; NHL memorabilia and trophy displays including the iconic Stanley Cup®; live television and radio broadcasts; and dozens of other dynamic activities, all included with the price of admission. Fans can purchase officially licensed NHL® All-Star merchandise as well as 32 team assortments at the Honda NHL® All-Star Weekend’s flagship store and there will be official watch parties for the 2022 NHL All-Star Skills™ presented by DraftKings Sportsbook and the 2022 Honda NHL® All-Star Game telecasts.
The Fan Fair will take placed at the Las Vegas Convention Center’s West Hall from February 3 to February 6, with tickets costing $15 for adults, and $12 for youth, seniors, college students, and members of the military.
The hours of operation for the Fain Fair are as follows:
Thursday, Feb. 3, 2022, 3 - 9 p.m. PT
Friday, Feb. 4, 2022, 3 - 9 p.m. PT
Saturday, Feb. 5, 2022, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. PT
Sunday, Feb. 6, 2022, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. PT
Those interested in buying tickets can visit this website.
In related news, the 2022 NHL All-Star Fan Vote is also underway at NHL.com. Fans have a chance to vote for players who will serve as the captain for their respective divisional teams, and five members from the Vegas Golden Knights are listed on the ballot as candidates to captain the Pacific Division. These players include Mark Stone, Alex Pietrangelo, Max Pacioretty, Reilly Smith, and Chandler Stephenson. Fans can vote up to 10 times during each 24-hour period, and voting will end on Saturday, January 8, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. ET.