Coming to Downtown Raleigh February 17, 2023

The Carolina Hurricanes Fan Fest presented by UNC Health will celebrate the Carolina Hurricanes’ 25 years in North Carolina!

Celebrate the Carolina Hurricanes with a family-friendly festival in Downtown Raleigh on February 17th!

This fun-filled day will be packed with activities and entertainment from 11 am – 9 pm in Downtown Raleigh on Fayetteville Street. Come meet Hurricanes alumni, get your picture with The Stanley Cup®, play some street hockey, take a ride on the Ferris Wheel, and enjoy live music and entertainment all day long ending with a firework show finale!

Photo Opportunities with Canes Alumni
The Stanley Cup®
2 Stages of Live Music
Street Hockey
Beer Stations
Art Activations
Photo Booths
Food Trucks
Drone Light Show
Ferris Wheel
Kid’s Activities
Ludicrous Wing Challenge



Capitol Stage



12:15 Ashley La Rue Band
1:45 Jason Adamo
3:15 Mega Colossus
4:45 Kooley High
6:15 Rosali
7:45 Superchunk


City Plaza Stage

11:00 DJ Mista Illz, Official DJ of the Carolina Hurricanes
11:45 Opening Ceremony & Sounding of the Siren
12:00 Adam Lee Decker Band
1:30 Into the Fog
3:00 Paige King Johnson
4:30 Mellow Swells
6:00 James Dunn with Jack the Radio
7:30 Toubab Krewe

Special Events & Appearances

1:00 - 3:00 Meet the Stampede of Love Mini Horses Planet Fitness Zone
2:00 - 6:00 Get your picture with The Stanley Cup® City Plaza
3:00 - 4:00 Hurricanes Alumni Autographs Presented by Invisalign
Justin Williams, Bates Battaglia, Shane Willis, Erik Cole, and Aaron Ward
City Plaza
4:00 - 5:00 Hurricanes Alumni Autographs Presented by Invisalign
Mike Commodore, Chad LaRose, Jesse Boulerice, and Steve Rice
City Plaza
5:00 NC Icepack Street Hockey Clinic Wegmans Zone
5:00 - 6:00 Meet NCFC Players & Coach
Garrett McLaughlin, Mikey Maldonado, and Head Coach John Bradford
Planet Fitness Zone
5:30 Buffalo Brothers Ludicrous Wing Challenge ABC11 City Plaza Stage
6:00 NC Icepack vs NC State Football Scrimmage Wegmans Zone
6:00 - 7:00 Meet NC Courage Players
Haley Hopkins and Olivia Wingate
Planet Fitness Zone
6:00, 7:00, 8:00 Invisalign Drone Light Show Invisalign Capitol Stage
9:00 Invisalign Firework & Drone Light Show Finale Invisalign Capitol Stage
Special Appearances
Keep your eyes out for your favorite mascots roaming around #CanesFanFest!

Stormy, Carolina Hurricanes
Muddy the Mudcat, Carolina Mudcats
Wool E. Bull, Durham Bulls
Dash, Carolina Thunderbirds
Homer, Charlotte Knights
Mr. Wuf, North Carolina State University
Mop Top the Hip Hop Scientist & Lollipop, Mop Top Shop
Eddie the Eagle, NC Central University
Sir Minty, Charlotte FC
Norm the Niner, UNC Charlotte
Roary, NCFC & NC Courage

Food Trucks

Belgian Waffle Crafters
Blu Tee Spoon
Charlie’s Kabob Grill on Wheels
Cilantro Mexican Cuisine
Cocoa Forte
Drizzle D’s
Dusty Donuts
El Toro Alebrije Tacos and Tapas
Empanadas RD
Fishin’ Shrimp
Flaky Delights
Green Onions Bistro
Gussy’s Greek
Hollywood Taco Shop
Hot Chix Hotcakes And Chicken
HotBox Pizza

Kitoko Bites
Larger Than Lemons
Magnificent Concessions
NC Creative Ventures
Oak City Fish and Chips
Oberweis Dairy
Oink N Moo
Party in a Pita
Peyton’s Place Open Pit BBQ and Fried Chicken
Poblanos Tacos
Royal Cheesecake & Varieties
Safari Eatz
Southern Fried Lumpia Co.
The Cheese Curd Shack & Brats
The Flat Drum
The Naked Empanada


Adapt Chiropractic
Bally Sports South
Buffalo Brothers
Calvert Ice
Canes Cards
Capital Vacations
Carolina Mudcats
Chai For
Chester & Pearl
Children’s Home Society of North Carolina
Crown Club
DECO Raleigh
Drive Shack
Ella’s Popcorn
Flick of the Wrist
Goombay Raleigh-Durham
Hampton Farms
House of Swank
Inland Boat Company
Ivory Elk Designs
Jullz Jewelry
Kettu Woodworks
Law Tigers

Lowes Foods
Mantra Soap
Marine Corp Recruiting
Mint City Collective
Mop Top
NC Education Lottery
North Carolina FC
North Carolina Warriors
Needle & Thread Co.
PBS North Carolina
Pella Windows & Doors
Planet Fitness
Polar Ice NC
Puzzle Pop Popcorn
Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources
Raleigh Police Department
REI Co-op
Roaring Riot
Rooted Plant Supply
SSD Jewelry
The Governor’s Institute
The Quarry
The Woven Willow
UNC Health

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