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The Rochester Americans announced today their promotional schedule for the 2017-18 season, featuring the return of several popular theme nights, Pregame Happy Hours, giveaways and more. As always, the Amerks will offer ticket specials, promotional packages and special group rates throughout the season.

Season-Long Promotions

Pregame Happy Hour: The Amerks will host a Genesee Pregame Party Happy Hour prior to every Friday and Saturday home game this season in the Genesee Brew House Upper Atrium Bar, featuring live music and $2 drafts of Genesee and Genesee Light.

Zweigle’s Family Four Packs: Zweigle's Family Packs are available for every Amerks Friday and Sunday home game during the 2017-18 Season. For just $79, fans will receive four Lower Level tickets (some restrictions may apply), four hot dogs and four sodas. A minimum of four tickets is required in order to purchase the Zweigle’s Family Pack.


Distillery Eats & Seats: This popular package returns for another year as fans can purchase a Lower Level ticket and $10 gift card to The Distillery for just $25.


Kids Tickets: The Amerks are offering a special Kids Ticket price of just $10 per seat for kids age 3-6 with the purchase of an adult ticket at the Box Office for all home games.

BOGO Wednesdays: Valid for all Wednesday home games this season at The Blue Cross Arena, purchase one Amerks ticket and get a second one free!


Express Mart Thruway Series: Throughout the season, Express Mart customers can purchase best-available tickets at a special rate of just $15 to any “Thruway Series Game presented by Express Mart” by bringing their receipt from any Express Mart location to The Blue Cross Arena Box Office. Fans can also reserve their tickets in advance by visiting the Amerks Front Office or by calling 1-855-GO-AMERKS. The offer is valid for all remaining Amerks home games this season against the Binghamton Devils, Syracuse Crunch and Utica Comets on the following dates:

•    Saturday, Oct. 28 vs. Syracuse
•    Wednesday, Nov. 15 vs. Binghamton
•    Friday, Nov. 24 vs. Binghamton
•    Wednesday, Dec. 13 vs. Utica
•    Friday, Jan. 12 vs. Binghamton
•    Monday, Jan. 15 vs. Utica
•    Sunday, Feb. 18 vs. Binghamton
•    Wednesday, Feb. 21 vs. Syracuse (played at KeyBank Center in Buffalo)
•    Sunday, Mar. 11 vs. Syracuse
•    Friday, Mar. 23 vs. Binghamton
•    Wednesday, Mar. 28 vs. Utica
•    Wednesday, Apr. 11 vs. Syracuse

Fans who wish to take advantage of the $15 offer for Rochester’s home game on Wednesday, Feb. 21 against the Syracuse Crunch at the KeyBank Center in Buffalo can do so by showing their Express Mart receipt at the KeyBank Center Box Office.

Taco Bell In-Store Friday Night Promotion: Fans can head to Taco Bell and receive a coupon good for a $18 best available ticket to any Friday night Amerks home game. Coupons can be redeemed online at or by turning it in at the Blue Cross Arena Box Office. CLICK HERE FOR PARTICIPATING LOCATIONS.

Theme/Promotional Nights

Friday, Oct. 6 vs. Syracuse Crunch – Home Opener presented by Perry’s Ice Cream
•    Pregame Party on the Patio featuring the “Taste of Arena” event with food sampling opportunities from various arena vendors, Genesee Brew House Pregame Happy Hour $2 drink specials, music and more!
•    Ticket package: Ticket, T-shirt and two sample tickets for the “Taste of Arena” event
•    Magnet schedule giveaway to all fans in attendance

Friday, Oct. 13 vs. Utica Comets presented by Democrat and Chronicle
•    Meet the entire team at the post-game autograph session in the Amerks Hall of Fame area

Saturday, Oct. 28 vs. Syracuse Crunch – Sweets in the Suites
•    All kids ages 12 and under can trick-or-treat in the suite level during an intermission as part of the team’s annual Halloween celebration game
•    All kids tickets 2-12 years old just $10

Friday, Nov. 17 vs. Hartford Wolf Pack – Military Appreciation Night presented by Veterans Outreach Center
•    Free ticket to all Active, Reserve, National Guard and Retired military personnel with additional discounted tickets available
•    Dog tag giveaway to fans in attendance

Friday, Dec. 15 vs. Toronto Marlies – 12 Days of Hockey
•    Special Holiday-themed game with giveaways and a visit from Santa

Saturday, Jan. 6 vs. Lehigh Valley Phantoms – Star Wars Night
•    Come to the game dressed as your favorite Star Wars character
•    All kids tickets 2-12 years old just $10

Monday, Jan. 15 vs. Utica Comets – Teacher Appreciation Day
•    Thank You, Teachers! Teachers can receive a complimentary ticket to the game

Friday, Feb. 2 vs. Toronto Marlies – Hometown Heroes Game
•    Join us to honor local police officers, fire fighters, EMT’s and all First Responders

Sunday, Feb. 18 vs. Binghamton Devils – Kids Day/Moose’s Birthday presented by NY’s 529 College Savings Plan
•    Join the Moose and his local mascot friends for a day of kid-friendly activities
•    All kids tickets 2-12 years old just $10

Wednesday, Feb. 21 vs. Syracuse Crunch at Keybank Center in Buffalo – presented by Seneca Resorts & Casinos

Sunday, Mar. 4 vs. Laval Rocket – Youth Hockey Day
•    As part of USA Hockey’s Hockey Weekend Across America, all registered USA Hockey players can receive a complimentary ticket to the game

Friday, Mar. 9 vs. Providence Bruins – Irish Night
•    Kick off St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Rochester with the Amerks!
•    The team will wear special Irish-themed jerseys during warm-ups

Saturday, Mar. 24 vs. Springfield Thunderbirds – Dogs Night Out
•    Enjoy the action of Amerks hockey right alongside your dog!
•    Special giveaway item for all dogs in attendance

Friday, Mar. 30 vs. Charlotte Checkers – Superhero Night
•    Superheroes Meet & Greet
•    All kids tickets 2-12 years old just $10

Friday, Apr. 6 vs. Belleville Senators – Bobblehead Night presented by AT&T Wireless
•    Bobblehead giveaway to fans in attendance

Saturday, Apr. 7 vs. Toronto Marlies – Pink the Rink Breast Cancer Awareness Game
•    The Amerks will help to raise awareness for breast cancer and honor those who have battled the disease
•    The team will wear special jerseys during the game that will be auctioned off in-arena

Friday, Apr. 13 vs. Belleville Senators – Fan Appreciation Night
•    Prizes and giveaways throughout the night
•    “Jersey off the Back” promotion

Additional details on the events above will be available closer to each game while additional promotional nights may be added to the schedule throughout the season.

Rochester begins its 62nd season in the American Hockey League on Friday, Oct. 6 against the Syracuse Crunch at The Blue Cross Arena. Amerks Season Ticket Memberships for the 2017-18 campaign, which start as low as just $12 per game, are on-sale now. The Amerks are also offering a variety of partial plans, including Half-Season Memberships and Flex Season Memberships with vouchers good for best available seating to any home game. All memberships are up to 40% off Box Office day of game pricing. For more information, visit or call 1-855-GO-AMERKS.