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Celebrating 100 years of Canadian hockey, the 100th Mastercard Memorial Cup will take place in Regina this summer from May 17 to 28! This annual event is Canada’s iconic Junior Hockey Championship event, and 2018 marks a whole century of this celebration.
If you’re a loyal hockey fan, don’t miss the chance to be part of this historic event. Canadian icon Don Cherry will be appointed the Honourary Chariman of the Canadian Hockey League’s 100th Mastercard Memorial Cup celebrations, and is sure to dress to impress as usual. Of course, there will be tons of hockey to watch, so be sure to catch at least one game (if not all!). The game schedule is available here.
The celebrations begin on May 17th with the opening night reception, held in the AGT Lounge at Regina’s Mosaic Stadium. The opening night reception is a high-profile affair, complete with a red carpet, celebrity interviews, and food and drinks. The opening night celebrations will be consummated with a live performances from the legendary rock band The Eagles. Regular admission tickets to the Eagles concert start at $99.
Throughout the 10 day festival you can catch more activities and entertainment at the Celebration Zone. Organizers are promising that the Celebration Zone will essentially be “the biggest party in Regina”, with more than 20 acts performing on the Celebration Zone stage from May 17-28. Scheduled performers include the Montreal Rhapsody Orchestra, Emerson Drive, the Sheepdogs, Wonderland, Loverboy, and many more. The venue features a huge dance floor plus more entertainment on the big screen, food and beverage for sale, event merchandise for sale, and more. All ages are welcome until 9 pm. Those who purchase a 2018 Memorial Cup package can purchase 10-day access to the Celebration Zone for just $49, while access for non-pass holders is $99.
Other fun activities include the fan breakfast at the Wa Wa Shrine Centre on Sunday May 20th. The breakfast is from 10 am to 2 pm and tickets are $25 at the door (cash only). If you’d like to reserve your spot in advance, email your name and the names and number of guests in your party to Julie Kingsbury at memcupfan@yahoo.com.
HomeSuites Regina is less than a 20 minute drive away from the Brandt Centre where games take place and EventPlex where the Celebration Zone is. With our complimentary parking, it’s easy to get around and check out as many Mastercard Memorial Cup festivities as possible!