Blackhawks Announce Red Carpet Schedule for Home Opener

The Blackhawks have announced the events before their home opener on Friday against the Detroit Red Wings.

The event will be outside if the weather is nice — and it’s supposed to be gorgeous tomorrow (near 70 degrees after a cold week sounds lovely).

There will be a red carpet experience this year. The United Center Atrium doors will open at 3 PM. The first Blackhawks celebrity arrivals — the current team plus Blackhawks alumni and Tommy Hawk — are expected around 4:30 PM. The first 3,000 people to line the carpet inside the Atrium or outside on Madison Street will receive a free Blackhawks rally towel.

Also, for those attending in person, fans are encouraged to be in their seats by 7:25 to catch this season’s opening show inside the arena. There will also be some great food and drink specials for the big first home date of the season.

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Tab Bamford has been writing about the Chicago Blackhawks for almost two decades. He joined Bleacher Nation as the lead Blackhawks writer in May 2022. Tab is a member of the Professional Hockey Writers Association and is the author of two books about the Blackhawks: "100 Things Blackhawks Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die" (Triumph Books) and "Chicago Blackhawks: An Illustrated Timeline" (Reedy Press, 2021). Find him on Twitter/X/Instagram/Threads at @The1Tab

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