All-Star Skills Competition


 The National Hockey League announced the selection of the Tampa Bay Lightning and the city of Tampa as hosts of the 2018 NHL® All-Star. The League's mid-season showcase will take place at AMALIE Arena on Saturday, January 27 and Sunday, January 28 and will include the NHL All-Star Skills Competition™ and the NHL® All-Star Game.

2018 NHL Pregame Fan Festival at AMALIE Arena

 As part of the 2018 Honda NHL® All-Star Weekend festivities in Tampa, the National Hockey League will transform AMALIE Arena's Silver Parking Lot and Cotanchobee Park into the 2018 NHL All-Star PreGame™, a three-day, free outdoor hockey fan festival. From Friday, Jan. 26 through Sunday, Jan. 28, the 2018 NHL All-Star Pre-Game will offer hockey fans of all ages a myriad of free hockey interactive games, attractions and music; special appearances by current and former NHL All-Star players; the Fourth Annual NHL Mascot Showdown™, a mini-version of the NHL All-Star Game featuring 27 NHL Mascots™; NHL memorabilia and trophy displays including the iconic Stanley Cup®; an exhibition showcasing the history of hockey in Florida; live television and radio broadcasts; a wide assortment of food options; and dozens of other dynamic activities.

All activities inside the 2018 NHL All-Star PreGame will be free of charge. A ticket to the 2018 Honda NHL® All-Star Game will not be required to attend the 2018 NHL All-Star PreGame. For more information on the 2018 Honda NHL® All-Star Weekend, including the official fan guide, fans should visit


2018 NHL All-Star PreGame, a free three-day hockey fan festival


Friday, Jan. 26: 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 27: 12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Sunday, Jan. 28: 12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.


AMALIE Arena's Silver Parking Lot & Cotanchobee Park

401 Channelside Drive

Tampa, FL 33602