For Immediate Release: August 10, 2017



A Number of Popular Nights Return for Upcoming Season


Cincinnati, OH- The Cincinnati Cyclones have announced their Promotional Schedule for the upcoming 2017-2018 season. The schedule is highlighted by tons of events, giveaways, appearances and more that have proven to be fan favorites for many seasons.

This year sees the return of Nickelodeon Night featuring the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Star Wars Night, a pair of Marvel Superhero games, Princess Night, and our Kids Club Game featuring PBS Kids Characters. Fans young and old will have the opportunity to meet and take photos with some of their favorite Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Star Wars characters, Marvel superheroes, princesses, and PBS characters. Additionally, TMNT Night will feature a Ninja Twister Bobblehead giveaway for the first 3,000 fans, and TMNT, Star Wars and Marvel Superheroes Nights will feature specialty jerseys that will be auctioned off following their respective games. Finally, our Kids Club Game will feature a post-game paint-the-ice event for all Kids Club members.

The Cyclones have added two additional appearances this season, welcoming characters from Disney Jr’s PJ Masks on Saturday, December 16 and Nick Jr.’s Paw Patrol on Sunday, February 18; the first of two kids-themed Sunday games during the 2017-18 season. Young fans will be able to meet and greet characters from PJ Masks and Paw Patrol, and February 18 will feature $1 John Morrell hot dogs, as well.

Key Appearance Dates:

-Nickelodeon Night featuring the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Friday, November 17

-Star Wars Night: Saturday, December 9

-Disney Jr.’s PJ Masks: Saturday, December 16

-Marvel Superheroes Weekend: Friday and Saturday, February 9-10

-Nick Jr. Night featuring Paw Patrol: Sunday, February 18

-Princess Night: Friday, March 2

-Kids Club Game: Sunday, March 18


The 2017-18 promo schedule will also feature multiple marquee events including First Face-Off, the 10 Year Anniversary of the Cyclones’ 2008 Kelly Cup Championship, New Year’s Eve, Throwback Night, the 25th Anniversary of the first Mighty Ducks movie, Cyclones Fights Cancer Night, Wiener Dog Races, and Fan Appreciation Weekend. First Face-Off, Throwback Night and Fan Appreciation Weekend are some of the more popular events on the Cyclones’ schedule, and will feature dollar beer, soda, hot dogs and pizza. In addition, Throwback night will also include the ever-popular Teddy Bear Toss and tickets to that game are just $10.

For a third-straight year, the Cyclones will be hosting a game on New Year’s Eve that will feature a post-game indoor fireworks show. Additionally, the Cyclones have added a celebration for the 2008 Kelly Cup championship team and the 25th anniversary of the first Mighty Ducks movie. Cincinnati will also be doing its part in helping to fight cancer with Cyclones Fight Cancer Night which will benefit multiple charities in the area. 

This season will also see the return of Wiener Dog Races to this year’s promo schedule as well, featuring the always-popular Dachshund Dash during one of the intermissions.


Key Event Dates:

-First Face-Off: Saturday, October 14

-2008 Kelly Cup Championship Celebration: Saturday, November 4

-Thanksgiving Eve: Wednesday, November 22

-Black Friday and Kids Eat Free: November 24

-New Year’s Eve: Sunday, December 31

-Throwback Night: Saturday, January 6

-Kids Eat Free Night: Friday, January 26

-Mighty Ducks 25th Anniversary: Saturday, January 27

-Cyclones Fight Cancer: Saturday, February 24

-Wiener Dog Races: Saturday, March 3

-Fan Appreciation Weekend: Friday and Saturday, March 30-31


The Cyclones are also bringing back some of their most popular giveaway nights such as Winter Hat Night, Blanket Night, Cyclones Playing Cards Giveaway, Cyclones Sock Giveaway, and Puckchop Cuddle Up.

Key Giveaway Dates:

-Winter Hat Night: Friday, December 15

-Blanket Night: Friday, January 19

-Cyclones Playing Cards: Wednesday, February 28

-Mystery Bobblehead Giveaway: Friday, March 16

-Cyclones Socks: Thursday, March 22

-Puckchop Cuddle Up: Friday, March 23


It would not be Cyclones Hockey without some beer nights. This season will feature 12 $1 Beer Nights along with a pair of new $5 Craft Draft Nights.

Key Beer Dates:

-$1 Beer Nights: October 14, November 22 and 29, December 7, 13, and 27, January 6, February 8 and 28, and March 22, 30, and 31.

-$5 Craft Draft Nights: December 5 and March 20


Full details of each promotion will announced at a later date.


The march towards 2017 First Face-Off is ON! The Cincinnati Cyclones return to U.S. Bank Arena on Saturday, October 14, when they take on the Kalamazoo Wings. In the meantime, we invite you to stay tuned in the coming weeks for information on tickets and promotions for the 2017-18 season, great offseason events like Concrete Clones, player signings, and MORE! Call (513) 421-PUCK for information regarding Cyclones Season and Group Tickets, and you can also get the latest team updates on Facebook, Twitter (@CincyCyclones), and Instagram, along with our website,