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Free Event: Philadelphia Flyers will host Free Open Training Camp & Fan Fest

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The Philadelphia Flyers will host a three-day training camp and Fan Fest at the Wells Fargo Complex on Thursday, September 12 through Saturday, September 14, 2013. Doors will open at 8 a.m. daily. The Flyers will practice on ice each day at the Wells Fargo Center from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m., while a variety of fan activities will take place throughout the day at XFINITY Live! Philadelphia, adjacent to the Wells Fargo Center. Both events are supported by Virtua, a participating partner of the Flyers 2013 Training Camp.

This year marks the first time training camp will be held at the Wells Fargo Center. The three practice days are free and open to the public. Tickets are not required and parking is free. Training camp will offer Flyers fans their first opportunities at seeing Vinny Lecavalier, Mark Streit and Ray Emery on the ice with the team in Flyers colors.

Fan Fest at XFINITY Live! will open at 10 a.m. each day and include trophies on display from the Hockey Hall of Fame, a collectible tradeshow featuring over a dozen vendors, a pro hockey jersey display from the MeiGray Group, the Flyers official game-worn jersey source, Flyers alumni autograph sessions, hockey-themed games, “Hooked on Hockey” sessions and competitions for kids, and much more. Fan Fest will be hosted in the paved area closest to XFINITY Live! on the 11th Street side of the building. Admission is free.

Fans can shop for the latest Flyers styles at two retail locations at the Wells Fargo Center, Fan Zone Powered by Reebok and 47 Brand (open Saturday only), as well as at an extended setup at Fan Fest at XFINITY Live! Items include new player jerseys, exclusive Flyers Training Camp merchandise and more. The Wells Fargo Center concession stands will offer $1 soft pretzels each day.

Comcast SportsNet’s “Meet the Flyers” taping will take place on Friday, September 13 at 2 p.m. Fans are invited to attend this event at XFINITY Live! featuring an in-depth look at the team, including interviews and a question-and-answer session with the 2013-14 Philadelphia Flyers players, coaching staff and executives. Access to the “Meet the Flyers” event is on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Fan Fest Hours of operation:
Thursday, September 12 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday, September 13 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday, September 14 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Attractions:

  • Flyers tent merchandise store with the latest Reebok and 47 Brand styles
  • Hockey Hall of Fame trophy display with 4 NHL trophies on display plus additional memorabilia from the Hockey Hall of Fame
  • Flyers jersey display and additional Flyers/NHL memorabilia from the “Official Jersey Source of the Philadelphia Flyers”
  • Collectible tradeshow Featuring a collection from more than a dozen memorabilia vendors
  • Street hockey rink “Hooked on Hockey” sessions, street hockey skills contests (stick handling, target shooting, hardest shot), open street hockey. Full rink activities schedule will be posted on site.
  • Take your shot on the Obstacle course at the best time of the day! Course times will be posted with awards presented to the best times in different age categories.
  • Play 9 holes of Mini golf on a specially designed course for all ages
  • Flyers fans “leave your mark” big board and sign the big board and wish the team well this season
  • Two Flyers themed inflatables plus a large bounce house for kids
  • Play your some of your favorite games from the boardwalk
  • Flyers face painters
  • Flyers-themed sand art sculpture

For a complete Fan Fest schedule, visit PhiladelphiaFlyers.com/TrainingCamp.

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