This weekend sees the Stena Line Belfast Giants return to European action for back-to-back-to-back home games in the Continental Cup Final! The Giants were awarded the ‘host’ status in December following their #1 finish in the Semi-Final stage.
The Giants will face Gomel of Belarus, Kazakstan’s Arlan and Katowice of Poland – who the Giants played back in the Semi-Final stage in November.
Belfast will take a short break from domestic action where they are #2 in the Elite League standings – one point behind the Cardiff Devils, who have played one game less, and five points clear of the Nottingham Panthers, who have played four games more.
Next Up? The IIHF Continental Cup Final in Belfast this Friday, Saturday & Sunday!
Watch the Giants vs Gomel (Belarus), Katowice (Poland) & Arlan (Kazakstan) at The SSE Arena, Belfast!
— Belfast Giants (@BelfastGiants) January 6, 2019
Giants Face-Offs this weekend are 7pm Friday, 7pm Saturday and 5pm Sunday with tickets now on sale from the SSE Arena Box Office, in person or by calling 028 9073 9074, or via the Ticketmaster website.
Adults – £16 / Concession – £11 / Kids – £9 / Family – £39
With an important battles in European action, cash prizes to be won, Fanzone and more – here is your Essential Guide to a GIANT Weekend at The SSE Arena…
Continental Cup Final Schedule & Ticket Details
Friday 11th January
3pm – GKS Katowice vs Arlan Kokshetau
7pm – Stena Line Belfast Giants vs HK Gomel
Saturday 12th January
3pm – Arlan Kokshetau vs HK Gomel
7pm – Stena Line Belfast Giants vs GKS Katowice
Sunday 13th January
1pm – HK Gomel vs GKS Katowice
5pm – Arlan Kokshetau vs Stena Line Belfast Giants
The Tournament Pass – discounted pass for all six games across three days of the Final.
The Day Pass – BOTH games on Friday, Saturday or Sunday for the same price as a normal Giants home game.
Tournament Pass (All 3 Days & All 6 Games)
Adult – £40 / Concession – £30 / Child – £25 / Family – £90
Click here to buy your Tournament Pass
Day Pass (Friday, Saturday or Sunday – 2 Games)
Adult – £16 / Concession – £11 / Child – £9 / Family – £39
Click on your chosen date to buy your Day Pass
The AVFTB team are back!
Patrick Smyth, Davy McGimpsey, Simon Kitchen and Joel Neill bring their award winning podcast to a live audience this Saturday night at McCools Bar, SSE Arena.
AVFTB Live starts 30 minutes following the Belfast Giants v GKS Katowice game, the Giants 2nd game of the IIHF Continental Cup Final this weekend. The Show will not be recorded, so you’ll need to come along to hear what goes on.
After Sunday’s game – the full Giants team will be in McCools where you can enjoy a drink with the players, Giants fans as well as some Gomel, Katowice and Arlan fans too. There is a designated family area in the lounge connected to McCools – so even if you have kids with you, you can still be part of the post game fun. All drinks will be 25% off post-game in McCools!
McCools will be open on Friday, Saturday and Sunday post-game – so stick around. There will be no autograph sessions this weekend with the full team in McCools after Sunday’s game.
Game Night Prizes
You could win some GIANT prizes at this weekends games with our Chuck-A-Puck, 50/50 AND Shirt Off The Back competitions!
Chuck-A-Puck: Chuck your (foam!) pucks onto the ice during the intermission right after the 2nd period and the closest THREE pucks to centre-ice will win, with a 1st prize of a trip for 2 to Scotland thanks to Stena Line, 2nd prize of a signed jersey and a 3rd prize of a family pass to the Giants game of your choice! Chuck-A-Pucks will be on sale all night for £1 each.
50/50: WIN a GIANT cash prize this weekend! Tickets for 50/50 are on sale from doors open for £1 each, 5 for £3, 10 for £5, 30 for £10 with 50% of the total prize fund awarded to one lucky winner at the end of the game. Remember – the more you buy, the more GIANT the prize!
Shirt Off The Back: WIN your very own Belfast Giants game worn jersey! This weekend you have plenty of chances win one of our game worn jerseys. Tickets are £2 for 1, £5 for 5, £10 for 15 and £20 for 40.
Make sure to check out the Fanzone, located on ‘The Bridge’ at the east end of the Arena. Chocallure will be there with their warm belgian chocolate chocolate cups and you can also take advantage of special Fanzone offers from the Food & Beverage Cart. There will be 25% off drinks between the two games on Friday, Saturday and Sunday!
You can test your hockey skills at our Virtual Hockey Simulator!
Food & Drinks
Dale Farm’s famous (& tasty!) milkshakes, only £3 each, are back for the weekends game – available at selected stands around the Arena.
The ‘2nd Period Blitz’ is back this weekend! Stay tuned during the game to find out which selected food & bev product will be reduced to only £2 during the intermission following the 2nd period.
Download The SSE Arena app and you will be able to enter competitions, use exclusive selfie frames and take advantage of special offers on food and drinks!
Keep an eye out for the Sub Cannon launching Footlong Subway Sandwiches during the second intermission at both games this weekend! We will also be giving away Dale Farm Ice-Cream, Subway Cookies, W5 Family Passes, Odyssey Cinema vouchers and much more throughout the games.
Remember to make some noise and you just might win the Pizza Hut Fan of the Match and win a delicious Pizza Hut pizza.