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Winterfest hockey and open skate

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DETROIT - Olympia Entertainment revealed today activities for the 2013 SiriusXM Hockeytown Winter Festival™ with two weeks of events taking place on the ice rink inside Comerica Park Dec.16-24.

Public open skates inside Comerica Park will allow fans of all ages to have the once-in-a-lifetime thrill of skating on the same ice as their Red Wings and Maple Leafs Alumni hockey heroes.

Open Skate Dates & Times
·    Tuesday, Dec. 17      8-8:50a.m., 9:30-10:20a.m., 11-11:50a.m., 12:30-1:20p.m.
·    Friday, Dec.20          9-9:50a.m., 10:30-11:20a.m.
·    Tuesday, Dec.24      8-8:50a.m., 9:30-10:20a.m., 11-11:50a.m., 12:30-1:20p.m., 2-2:50p.m.   

Public open skate events are available for purchase in 50-minute increments. Prices are $25/adult, $15/kids 14 & under and $5/non-skater. Kids 2 & under are free. Fans can bring their own skates or rent skates for $10.

Public open skate tickets go on sale this Monday, Dec.9 at 10 a.m. at the Joe Louis Arena Box Office, at www.DetroitRedWings.com/openskate s are expected to sell out.

The two-week period of excitement on the Comerica Park ice includes an extensive list of hockey-related activities, including:
·    Sled Hockey on Dec.16
·    High School Hockey on Dec.16, 18-19
·    Men's League Hockey on Dec.17
·    USA Adult Hockey on Dec.21
·    Youth Hockey games on Dec.21-23
·    USA Hockey Clinic on Dec. 23.

For a complete list of events, go to www.DetroitRedWings.com

These on-ice activities lead up to the fun-filled final five days of the 2013 SiriusXM Hockeytown Winter Festival™ on Dec. 27-31 which includes the 122,000-square-foot Coke Zero Fan Zone with interactive activities, live entertainment, food, photo/autograph opportunities and hockey-themed exhibits taking place outside of Comerica Park and an exciting schedule of hockey inside the stadium including the 49th annual Great Lakes Invitational college hockey tournament Dec. 27-28; Ontario Hockey League and American Hockey League games Dec. 29-30; and the finale: a doubleheader with the Red Wings Alumni taking on the Maple Leafs Alumni on Dec. 31.

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