October 16, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
BEERS & CHEERS BEFORE, DURING, AND AFTER THE HOCKEY GAME TONIGHT
Downtown Winnipeg – This hockey season, you can #finditdowntown! Drink specials, delicious bites, and tons of screens to watch the game! As thousands of people come downtown for the first Jets home game of the season, they will be treated to giveaways and music programmed by the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ. Businesses are also getting into the festive spirit, with great deals and promotions and TVs all glued to the game, in addition to pre- and post-game coverage.
Just before the puck drops, starting at 5:30 and ending at 6:45 p.m., Winnipeggers will be treated to:
- In front of Mountain Equipment Co-op: Pat Wright
- cityplace lot at Hargrave & Graham: Until Red
- In front of the Funnellator at the Millennium Library Park: Dirty Catfish Brass Band
Get a bite to eat and a quick drink before heading over to watch the home team win! For a list of suggested restaurants, visit: www.downtownpeggy.com/gojetsgo.
“This is a fun way to welcome Winnipeggers to the downtown to cheer on their home team,” says Stefano Grande, Executive Director of the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ. “We’re inviting folks to stay downtown even after the game to support our local pubs and restaurants.”
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For more information, please contact:
Jason Syvixay, Managing Director
Tel: 204-958-4635; Cell: 204-997-3040