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Scotiabank World Cup of Hockey Fan Village

September 16-25 | The Distillery District, Toronto ON

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A GLOBAL CELEBRATION OF HOCKEY

The Scotiabank World Cup of Hockey Fan Village is a 10-day fan festival in the historic Distillery District. From Sept.16 to Sept. 25, the family-friendly festival will occupy the Distillery District - renamed 'Distillery Fan Village' - plus more than 200,000 square feet of an untouched lot east of Cherry Street, which will be known as the 'East Fan Village.' Scotiabank Fan Village will celebrate not only the sport of hockey but the food, music and culture of all participating hockey nations and will feature a diverse mix of programming, designed for fans of all ages, including live musical performances, big-ticket prizes and giveaways, and viewing parties for every World Cup of Hockey game broadcast live on Pepsi Live Main Stage video screens. And each day will feature a new and thrilling line-up of fun, family-oriented activities, including:

  • Live musical performances
  • NHL players, alumni, and celebrities
  • Hockey-themed games & activities
  • Chance to win prizes and tickets to World Cup of Hockey games
  • Food from each participating country
  • World Cup of Hockey live game viewing parties
  • Molson Canadian Hockey House
  • Live on-site TV and radio broadcasts
  • Opportunity to take your photo with the Stanley Cup
  • Large kids zones with hockey activities and entertainment
  • Molson Canadian Human Bubble Hockey
  • Rogers Fan Hub where you can experience virtual and augmented reality
  • And much more!

 

GETTING TO THE SCOTIABANK FAN VILLAGE

Shuttles

The World Cup of Hockey will operate a daily shuttle service between the Scotiabank Fan Village and the Air Canada Centre. Shuttles will run every 10-15 minutes and depart from Bay Street between Harbour Street and Queens Quay, two blocks south of the Air Canada Centre and Union Station.

Scotiabank Fan Village Transportation Schedule
Date Time
9/16/16 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
9/17/16 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
9/18/16 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
9/19/16 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
9/20/16 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
9/21/16 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
9/22/16 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
9/23/16 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
9/24/16 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
9/25/16 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

 

Walking

From Air Canada Centre to Scotiabank Fan Village Option 1:

Head north on Bay St; turn east on Front St.; head south on Parliament St.; turn east on Mill St.

From Air Canada Centre to Scotiabank Fan Village Option 2:

Head south on Bay St; turn east on Queens Quay; go north on Parliament St; turn east on Mill St.

 

Public Transportation

Toronto Transit (TTC) is the best way to get to the Scotiabank Fan Village.

Subway:

From St. Andrew or King Stations (Line 1 Yonge-University): transfer at street level to eastbound 504 or 514 streetcar lines listed below.

From Union Station (Line 1 Yonge-University, GO Transit): take an eastbound 121 Fort York-Esplanade bus at Front & Bay St. to Cherry and Mill St. This is the best choice for fans who require accessible service.

From Castle Frank Station (Line 2 Bloor-Danforth): transfer to 65 Parliament bus. Ride bus straight down Parliament. Exit at Front St. and walk one block south to Mill St.

From Broadview Station (Line 2 Bloor-Danforth): transfer to 504 King streetcar to King and Parliament. Walk two blocks south on Parliament to Mill St.

King Streetcar: Take 504 King Streetcar. Exit at King and Parliament. Walk two blocks south on Parliament to Mill St.

Cherry Streetcar: Take the 514 Cherry Streetcar, exit at the Distillery Loop. Walk west across the intersection at Cherry St and Mill St.

 

Driving Directions

From the East:
Don Valley Parkway to Richmond St. exit, West on Eastern Ave (left lane), South on Cherry St. to Mill St. (one block South of Front St.), then right onto Mill St.
Queen St. West to Parliament then South on Parliament to Front St East, turn left on Front Street East until Trinity St., turn right on Trinity St. to Mill St.

From the North:
427 South to QEW. QEW East to Gardiner Expressway. Take Jarvis St. exit, then North on Jarvis St. to Front St East., East on Front to Trinity St., then South on Trinity to Mill St.
Don Valley Parkway to Richmond St. exit, West on Eastern Ave (left lane), South on Cherry St. to Mill St. (one block South of Front St.), then right onto Mill St.

From the West:
QEW East to Gardiner Expressway. Take Jarvis St. exit, then North on Jarvis St. to Front St., East on Front to Trinity St. then South on Trinity to Mill St.

 

Parking

Public transit and free shuttles operated by the World Cup of Hockey are highly recommended when visiting the Scotiabank Fan Village as parking is very limited. Paid parking is available at local Green P lots along Parliament Street with limited availability.

 

 

PURCHASING

 

 

SPONSORS AND ACTIVATIONS

The Scotiabank Fan Village schedule will feature a diverse mix of programming, designed for fans of all ages. Each day will feature a new and thrilling line-up of live musical performances, big-ticket prizes and giveaways, food offerings from each of the participating tournament countries, viewing parties and the opportunity to see the World Cup of Hockey Trophy up close. The family-friendly festival will occupy the Distillery District plus more than 200,000 square feet of an untouched lot east of Cherry Street, which will be known as the 'East Fan Village.'

See the full list of sponsor activations

 

 

PROGRAMMING & ENTERTAINMENT

Scotiabank Fan Village will host a variety of free, live programming. Highlights include:

 

 

FOOD AND BEVERAGE

The Distillery District is home to a variety of restaurants - from comfort food to French Fusion cuisine. These will continue to operate during the Scotiabank World Cup of Hockey Fan Village.

The Distillery Restaurants Corp.®, creators of Cluny Bistro, El Catrin, Pure Spirits Oyster House, Archeo Trattoria and Distillery Events (the Fermenting Cellar and The Distillery District® - Loft, Stone House Catering) are proud to have been selected by the World Cup of Hockey to create a Menu of Nations that represents the global flavours of hockey. Aiming to give fans of every National Team a taste of home, food concessions will be set up throughout the Scotiabank World Cup of Hockey Fan Village for guests to enjoy in the heart of the viewing action.

The Distillery Restaurants Corp. venues are located in the Distillery Historic District, known for its beautiful Victorian Industrial Architecture, one of Toronto's most exciting art and shopping destinations and home to some of the best restaurants in the city. Visit www.DistilleryEvents.com for event catering inquiries.

 

 

YOUTH

The Distillery District area of the Scotiabank Fan Village will feature a Kids Zone with youth programming throughout the tournament.