OSHAWA, ON–The Oshawa Generals, in collaboration with the Downtown Oshawa BIA and the Tribute Communities Centre, is hosting a street festival before our Home Opener on Sunday, September 29th. Come down to Athol Street in front of the Tribute Centre to cheer on the Oshawa Generals as they prepare to face the Kingston Frontenacs at 6:05M. The festival will begin at 1PM in the afternoon and continue throughout the day leading up to the home opener.
Street Fest is a FREE event in which the Oshawa community can come together to experience the downtown in a way that hasn’t been seen here before! This event will have a variety of activities that will ensure there is something for everyone in the family to enjoy. You do not require a game ticket to attended this event.
Athol street between Mary and Albert will host live entertainment, and a beer garden – guests will be able to have a tailgate-like experience before the big game. The Street Fest will include different activities like a hockey shoot-out game, a rock-climbing wall, and even an opportunity to take a picture with the Memorial Cup! Hockey fans will not want to miss this exciting event!
“The Generals are excited to bring this new experience to Gens fans and the surrounding downtown area. It will be our first experience partnering with the BIA and we are excited to see how this event will take shape and grow. Providing new experiences and enhancing our game day atmosphere is something the Generals continue to strive to do, and we hope the public enjoys this free event. We are grateful to have the assistance of the Tribute Communities Centre and the Oshawa Downtown BIA to be able to put on an event like this for our fans.” – Meghan Wright, Director of Marketing & Sponsorship, Oshawa Generals
“The Oshawa Generals are a major attraction to our downtown core – we’re excited to partner with them to promote tourism and culture, with an emphasis for feet on the streets and bums in the seats!” – Amanda MacDonald, Executive Director, Oshawa Downtown BIA
Take the opportunity to come out and show the Oshawa Generals your support and appreciation! For more information on how to purchase tickets for the Home Opener Game, click here. Tickets go on sale on August 22nd!