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Solar Bears announce 2016-17 Promotional Schedule

Monday, October 17th
Solar Bears announce 2016-17 Promotional Schedule

Theme nights, specialty jerseys, community drives and giveaways

ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orlando Solar Bears have announced their Promotional Schedule for the 2016-17 season ahead of their season-opening game against the Florida Everblades on Saturday, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. at the ARS.com Rink at Amway Center, as the team celebrates Orlando United Night, presented by Auto Justice Attorney Michael T. Gibson, P.A.

The list of the Solar Bears Promotional Schedule for the 2016-17 season can be found below.

Date & TimeOpponentPromotion
Saturday, Oct. 22 – 7 p.m.Florida EverbladesOpening Night / Orlando United Night presented by Auto Justice Attorney Michael T. Gibson, P.A.
Friday, Oct. 28 – 7 p.m.Atlanta GladiatorsShades’ Birthday
Saturday, Oct. 29 – 7 p.m.Atlanta GladiatorsZombies on Ice and Zombie drink coozie giveaway sponsored by NYZ Orlando* / Zombie Jersey
Saturday, Nov. 12 – 7 p.m.South Carolina StingraysTeacher Appreciation / Girl Scout Night / Food Drive
Sunday, Nov. 13 – 1:30 p.m.South Carolina StingraysEpilepsy Awareness Night / Teacher Appreciation / Purple Jersey
Thursday, Nov. 17 – 10:30 a.m.Greenville Swamp RabbitsSchool Day Game presented by Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers / Teacher Appreciation
Monday, Nov. 21 – 7 p.m.Missouri MavericksFood Drive
Tuesday, Nov. 22 – 7 p.m.Missouri Mavericks80’s Night / Food Drive
Thursday, Nov. 24 – 11 a.m.Brampton BeastThanksgiving / Toronto Maple Leafs-Inspired Jersey
Saturday, Nov. 26 – 7 p.m.Brampton BeastToronto Maple Leafs-Inspired Jersey
Friday, Dec. 2 – 7 p.m.Florida EverbladesTeddy Bear Toss presented by Tijuana Flats / Ugly Sweater Jersey
Thursday, Dec. 22 – 7 p.m.Florida EverbladesUgly Sweater Jersey
Saturday, Dec. 31 – 7 p.m.Greenville Swamp RabbitsNew Year’s Eve Celebration
Saturday, Jan. 21 – 7 p.m.Florida EverbladesMilitary Appreciation / Patriotic Jersey
Sunday, Jan. 29 – 1:30 p.m.Allen AmericansGirl Scout Night
Saturday, Feb. 4 – 7 p.m.Greenville Swamp RabbitsFirst Responders Appreciation & Guns N’ Hoses Charity Game presented by Auto Justice Attorney Michael T. Gibson, P.A. / Comic Book & Superheroes Night / First Responders Jersey
Friday, Feb. 17 – 7 p.m.Norfolk AdmiralsFaith & Family Weekend presented by Auto Justice Attorney Michael T. Gibson, P.A.
Sunday, Feb. 19 – 1:30 p.m.Norfolk AdmiralsFaith & Family Weekend presented by Auto Justice Attorney Michael T. Gibson, P.A.
Friday, Feb. 24 – 7 p.m.Atlanta GladiatorsCountry Music Night
Sunday, Feb. 26 – 1:30 p.m.Atlanta GladiatorsGirl Scout Night
Friday, March 10 – 7 p.m.Utah GrizzliesBoy Scout Night
Friday, April 7 – 7 p.m.Florida EverbladesFan Appreciation Night / Team Picture Giveaway sponsored by Coors Light* / Shirt Off Players Back Ceremony

*First 3,000 in attendance will receive a promotional giveaway item

Please note that additional promotions and giveaways to be announced throughout the season. Promotions, theme nights, community drives, giveaways, game dates and times are subject to change.

A printable version of this list can be viewed by .

The Orlando Solar Bears drop the puck on their fifth season of ECHL hockey on Saturday, Oct. 22 against the Florida Everblades at the ARS.com Rink at Amway Center. Opening Night is Orlando United Night, presented by Auto Justice Attorney Michael T. Gibson, P.A. Single-game tickets are now on sale at the Amway Center box office and ticketmaster.com. Full and half-season ticket plans are now available by visiting OrlandoSolarBearsHockey.com.

The Orlando Solar Bears are the proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Toronto Maple Leafs and AHL's Toronto Marlies, and play all of their home games at the ARS.com Rink at Amway Center, the 2012 Street and Smith's Sports Business Journal Sports Facility of the Year.

Follow the Solar Bears at OrlandoSolarBearsHockey.com, Facebook, and Twitter (@OrlandoHockey) for all the latest news and updates. Stay in touch with Shades on Instagram by following SolarBearsHockey.

Season tickets, Corporate Flex vouchers, and Group tickets are a great way to entertain employees, co-workers, clients, friends and family. For more information on all of the Solar Bears ticket packages, call 407-951-8200 or visit orlandosolarbearshockey.com/groups.

Officially licensed Orlando Solar Bears replica team jerseys, apparel, and headwear can be purchased online at store.orlandosolarbearshockey.com.

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