TAMPA, FL -- The Tampa Bay Sports Commission, in partnership with Presenting Sponsor DEX Imaging, Visit St. Petersburg/Clearwater, the City of Clearwater and the Tampa Bay Lightning, are excited to announce the All-Star Beach Bash coming to Pier 60 Park on Clearwater Beach on Saturday, January 27. Event festivities are scheduled to run from 9am to 3pm.
"As a proud partner of the Tampa Bay Lightning, we are excited to be the presenting partner for the All-Star Beach Bash - an event that aligns perfectly with our passion for supporting our local sports community in a way that is friendly to families,” said Dan Doyle, Co-founder, President and CEO, DEX Imaging Inc. “We look forward to the festivities in Clearwater, and for the entire All-Star weekend to hit the bay area!"
This free, family-friendly event highlights an action-packed weekend in support of the 2018 NHL All-Star Game, which is set to make its return to Tampa Bay for the first time in nearly 20 years. All-Star Beach Bash will feature a round-robin style youth street hockey tournament, organized by the Tampa Bay Lightning’s Lightning Made Hockey program, where 15+ teams from around the country will compete against each other in order to claim the All-Star Beach Bash Champion title.
Other entertainment includes DJ music provided by DJ Jake Dela Cruz and kids’ games and inflatables. Fans and visitors are encouraged to visit the beautiful white sands of Clearwater Beach, America’s #1 Beach for this exciting event.
“As the leader of sports and events programming in Pinellas County, we are excited to host the All-Star Beach Bash on Clearwater Beach, one of America’s Best Beaches and appreciate our partnership with the Tampa Bay Lightning and Tampa Bay Sports Commission in extending All-Star weekend festivities to our wonderful beaches,” said Tim Ramsberger, Chief Operating Officer, Visit St. Pete/Clearwater.
For additional information about the events surrounding the 2018 NHL All-Star Weekend, visit NHL.com/AllStar.