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Blue Jackets to host Game 5 Watch Party at Nationwide Arena

May 2, 2019

Watch party offers home-game atmosphere and traditional game elements
by Staff @BlueJacketsNHL /

The Columbus Blue Jackets will host a CBJ Playoff Watch Party, presented by White Claw Hard Seltzer, at Nationwide Arena on Saturday, May 4 when the Eastern Conference Semifinal series against the Bruins shifts back to Boston. While the team is on the road for Game 5, fans are invited to gather at the home of the Blue Jackets to watch the NBC national broadcast on the arena’s video board. Doors open at 6 p.m. and puck drop is at 7:15 p.m.

Fans can expect a game-like atmosphere featuring arena music, in-game entertainment and traditional goal celebrations complete with cannon fire. Other attractions include the CBJ photo booth and street hockey in the IGS Energy Zone as well as face painters and sign-making stations. Concessions stands will be open for food and beverage sales.

Admission is $5 and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation. Advance tickets may be purchased at Tickets are now on sale. Seating is general admission and all ages are welcome. Children under the age of two do not require a ticket. Arena District parking garages will offer a discounted rate of $5.

Fans interested in learning about 2019-20 Blue Jackets season ticket packages are invited to view available seats and speak with team representatives during an open house from 4-5:30 p.m. preceding the watch party at 6 p.m. Those who purchase a plan are guaranteed access to Blue Jackets Stanley Cup playoff tickets.

The Blue Jackets return to action tomorrow as they host the Bruins for Game 4 at 7:30 p.m. The pregame festivities commence at 4:30 p.m. with a plaza party featuring music, interactive games, food and beverage, roaming entertainers and a pair of screens that will show the game broadcast for fans who want to enjoy the playoff atmosphere in the Arena District. Game tickets are not required to attend plaza parties.

The 2019 Blue Jackets Stanley Cup Playoffs are presented by AEP, Huntington, OhioHealth and Vector Security. For complete information on all Blue Jackets Stanley Cup Playoffs events, promotions and team news, visit