It has all come down to this! On Saturday, June 8th, the Edmonton Oilers will go head to head against the Florida Panthers in an effort to bring the Stanley Cup back to the city of champions, but it won’t be easy!

Want to attend a playoff game, but don’t live central? Pack your jersey and plan ahead!

From hotels and restaraunts near Rogers Place to ticket prices and watch parties for those who aren’t able to secure a seat, here’s what to know ahead of the upcoming series, which has been years in the making.

Tickets

If you’re among the many superfans who want to catch the game live but weren’t able to snag a pair when they went on sale, remain hopeful – but beware.

It won’t be cheap, but with a ton of resale tickets on the market, it is possible. Here’s what it could cost you (at the time of publication).

Stub Hub 

Game 3: Thursday, June 13th, 2024 – $1,382
Game 4: Sunday, June 16th, 2024 – $1,843
Game 6: Friday, June 21st, 2024 – $2,420

Game Time 

Game 3: Thursday, June 13th, 2024 – $1,359.89
Game 4: Sunday, June 16th, 2024 – $1,737.10
Game 6: Friday, June 21st, 2024 – $2,164.88

Seat Geek 

Game 3: Thursday, June 13th, 2024 – $1,143
Game 4: Sunday, June 16th, 2024 – $1,689
Game 6: Friday, June 21st, 2024 – $2,178

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Hotels (June 8th-9th)

Don’t drink and drive – or pay for an Uber. Here are a few hotels within 15 minutes of Edmonton’s Rogers Place:

JW Marriott Edmonton ICE District

 

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Where: 10344 102 St NW, Edmonton
Approximate Distance from Rogers Place: 120 m
Cost: $284+ here

Sandman Signature Edmonton Downtown Hotel

Where: 10235 101 St NW, Edmonton
Approximate Distance from Rogers Place: 400 m
Cost: $143+ here

Delta Hotels Edmonton Centre Suites

Where: 10222 102 St NW, Edmonton
Approximate Distance from Rogers Place: 300 m
Cost: $211+ here

Coast Edmonton Plaza Hotel by APA

Where: 10155 105 St NW, Edmonton
Approximate Distance from Rogers Place: 750 m
Cost: $124+ here

Restaurants and Bars near Rogers Place

Drinks before or after the game are a must! Here’s where you can grab a bite, a sip, or in some cases, see the Oilers game on the big screen!

Home and Away

An Edmonton favourite and a must-hit playoff season, Home and Away has big screens throughout, a devoted crowd and Sunday specials like an all-day happy hour menu. Check it out!

Where: 10363 104 St NW, Edmonton

Braven

Hungry? Hit Braven a tasty steakhouse in the Ice District. Also located in the JW Marriott hotel you’re super close to the venue – plus, they offer game day specials like half-priced wine and platters!

Where: 10344 102 St NW, Edmonton

Campio Brewing Co.

A modern classic known for its great beer and pizza, Campio Brewing is another worth checking out! Grab a beer, have a laugh and indulge – then cheer the Oilers to victory!

Where: 10257 105 Street NW

Fu’s Repair Shop

Looking for a spot your friends will be raving about for months to come? Check out Fu’s Repair Shop – a funky spot offering lively cocktails, dim sum and delicious dumplings.

Where: 9902 109 Street

The Canadian Ice House

Last but certainly not least – there’s The Canadian Ice House! Serving pizza, beer, burgers and other game-day favourites, there are few places quite as exciting when the Oilers are playing. You certainly won’t regret checking it out!

Where: 10332 103 St NW, Edmonton

The Banquet

With games, TVs and more this upscale dive-bar-themed spot is where guests can play yard games, giant Jenga, go bowling – and of course, wait for the big game to start. Enjoy!

Where: 10332 103 St NW #210, Edmonton

Baijiu

Baijiu is an energetic cocktail bar and eatery inspired by Asian cuisine and culture with over 200 bottles. What’s more – it’s right by Rogers Place and perfect for a pre-game or post-game drink.

Where: 10359 104 Street NW

Alchemy Bar

Located in the JW Marriott hotel, Alchemy Bar is located in Edmonton’s ICE District. Whether you just want to be closer to the action or are actually catching a game at Rogers Place, this place is a great place to kick off an evening of fun or wrap things up.

Where: 10344 102 Street NW

Watch Parties

Can’t get tickets? Don’t fret, because there are several incredible parties happening on game day. With live entertainment, a big screen, and food trucks – these events will be well worth a trip to Alberta’s capital.

Scotiabank Fan Park

When: All home/away games
When: Fan Park, ICE District
Cost: Free

Ford Tailgate Party

When: All home/away games
When:  ICE District Plaza
Cost: Free

And there you have it! Where to stay, where to eat, and where to go if you plan on cheering the Edmonton Oilers to victory in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

Enjoy and cross your fingers!

Here’s hoping that they get 4 solid wins.