Advisory - The Holiday Season Awakens with the Toronto Marlies

TORONTO, Dec. 4, 2015 /CNW/ - An action-packed weekend approaches for the Toronto Marlies with two family-friendly, community games at Ricoh Coliseum and Air Canada Centre. The Force will be with fans at the Marlies' second annual Star Wars game in support of SickKids Foundation on Saturday. The team will also ring in the holidays with their fans at the annual Holiday Bash presented by Carter's | OshKosh and charitable Teddy Bear Toss at Air Canada Centre on Sunday. The Holiday Bash is the second of the team's five-game Air Canada Centre Series. Fans can join the fun this weekend by visiting, with tickets available for as low as $10 for both games.





Toronto Marlies Star Wars Game

  • Marlies and Star Wars fans alike can celebrate the release of the new movie at the second annual Star Wars Night.
  • The Marlies Star Wars Game is presented in partnership with Toronto ComiCon as a part of ComiCon's Holiday Show on December 5 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.
  • $5 from each ticket sold through Toronto ComiCon's exclusive offer will be donated to SickKids Foundation.
  • Fans can dress up as their favourite Star Wars character and have photos taken with Stormtroopers and other characters from the 501st Legion, the world's definitive imperial costuming organization.

December 5


5 p.m.

Ricoh Coliseum


45 Manitoba

Toronto, ON

  • Media are asked to RSVP to Akasha Di Tomassovia email by noon on Saturday, December 5 
  •  Media interested in covering Toronto ComiCon's Holiday Show should contact Jocelyn McLean.

Toronto Marlies' Holiday Bash and Teddy Bear Toss

  • Fans have the opportunity to celebrate the holidays with special in-game entertainment and promotions during the Marlies' Holiday Bash presented by Carter's | OshKosh.
  •  The Holiday Bash will include the Marlies' annual Teddy Bear Toss – when the Marlies score their first goal, fans toss a new teddy bear onto the ice. All bears will be donated to children in need at Yonge Street Mission.

Sunday, December 6


3 p.m.


Air Canada Centre


40 Bay Street

Toronto, ON

  • Media are asked to RSVP to Akasha Di Tomassovia email by noon on Sunday, December 6 and check in at Gate 2b
  • The Holiday Bash begins at 3 p.m. however, the Teddy Bear Toss is dependent on when the Marlies score their first goal

SOURCE Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd.

For further information: Media contacts: Akasha Di Tomasso, MLSE, 647-980-9504,; Stefano Toniutti, Toronto Marlies, 647-202-1329,


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