HARBORCENTER Winterfest at Canalside
Friday 9th Jan, 2015 → Sunday 11th Jan, 2015
In partnership with HARBORCENTER, we are excited to announce the 2015 HARBORCENTER Winterfest at Canalside, a three-day event that takes place from January 9th to January 11th in the Canalside district. This event runs concurrent with the medal round of the IIHF Women’s Under-18 World Championship at HARBORCENTER taking place January 5th through the 12th.
The 2015 HARBORCENTER Winterfest at Canalside begins with an outdoor happy hour on Friday, January 9 at 5:30 PM on the sidewalk in front of (716) Food and Sport. Guests will enjoy live music, food and drink from (716), and opportunities to win prizes from the Buffalo Sabres and One Buffalo.
Saturday’s festivities begin at 10:00 AM. In addition to outdoor skating on The Ice at Canalside, there will be free horse drawn carriage rides around the Canalside district, Explore & More Children’s Museum will provide free children’s programing and Tifft Nature Preserve will organize free activities to enjoy the season’s elements. Visitors can also stay warm while enjoying food and drink in a nearby heated tent with DJ music. During the day, hockey fans will have a chance to meet members of the Team USA Women’s Under-18 team who will be competing in the World Championship at HARBORCENTER.
The event will wrap up Sunday, as the semi-final round of the Women’s U18 World Championship begins. Activities go from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM.
Sabretooth and members of the Sabres Alumni Association will make appearances throughout the entire weekend, while HARBORCENTER conducts social media contests and other opportunities for guests to win prizes from the Buffalo Sabres and One Buffalo.
Ice sculptures, lighting and banners will create a festive environment to enhance the daily experience for all guests and visitors. In addition to the final rounds of the Women’s U18 Championship, The Rinks at HARBORCENTER will host two Canisius College games against conference rival Holy Cross as well as several Junior Sabres games over the weekend.Find Prepaid Parking