Skate Free at New Red Wings Arena

Author: Bobby Mitchell

Olympia Entertainment and the Detroit Red Wings will host a District Detroit Block Party, Thursday, September 25 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.  at the intersection of Woodward Ave., and Sibley St., in Detroit.  The free, family-friendly event will feature Detroit Red Wings Experience games, including a bounce house and several inflatable interactive games to give fans the opportunity to test their hockey skills. Those in attendance can also enjoy Detroit-area food trucks and live music from local artists.

Everyone will have the opportunity to skate on the official Red Wings synthetic ice rink at the future site of the new arena from Saturday, Sept. 27 – Sunday, Oct. 5. Skating on the synthetic ice is free to the public and complimentary skate rentals will be provided.  Detroit Red Wings Experience games will also be set up on-site for fans to enjoy. The synthetic ice will be available from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. on weekdays and 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on weekends.

A limited number of free parking spots will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis in a designated lot at the intersection of Cass Ave., and Temple St.




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