August 13, 2013 |

Hewitt Avenue Closing for Block Party to Celebrate Comcast Arena’s 10th Anniversary

The Comcast Arena is turning ten! To celebrate this milestone, Global Spectrum, management for the Comcast Arena at Everett, is throwing a 10th Anniversary Block Party and everyone is invited! For just the third time in the building’s history, Hewitt Avenue will be closed off to accommodate the day’s festivities. The celebration begins with the Bubble Run 5K at 9 am with an anticipated attendance of 4,000 participants. After the race, the party begins! From 11 am to 5 pm, guests can expect great music from local bands, delicious food and beverages from food truck vendors, and interactive games the whole family can enjoy. The night continues when the Everett Silvertips take to the ice at 7 pm for their season opener vs. Prince George. Comcast Arena at Everett has been a source of civic pride since its grand opening on October 3, 2003. The Global Spectrum staff has shared unforgettable memories of some of the greatest hockey games, international sport events, concerts, and family shows with the community. The success of the venue has been through the support of the fans, more than four million to date, local business partners, and the dedication of the Everett Public Facilities District.The Block Party is one of the first events slated for the upcoming year that will celebrate the building’s 10th Anniversary. The Block Party is sponsored by the City of Everett, Republic Services, Inn at Port Gardner, Feld Entertainment’s Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, and Progressive Chiropractic and Massage. Interested vendors should call 425.322.2626 for further information.

The Comcast Arena at Everett, recipient of the International Association of Venue Manager’s (IAVM) prestigious Venue

Excellence Award 2010, was developed by the Everett Public Facilities District. The 10,000-seat venue hosts a myriad of

events including concerts, ice skating and family shows.

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