WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Whiteout Street Parties are getting started tonight with large crowds expected to turn out and cheer on the Winnipeg Jets.
The Winnipeg Police are offering safety tips to ensure that everyone has a safe and enjoyable evening. There will be an increased police presence before and after the games and they are asking fans to keep the following in mind.
Less is more. Security will be restricting access on large bags and backpacks. More information can be found at Winnipeg Whiteout
Designate a meeting place with family and friends before you arrive, especially if there are young children involved. Large crowds are expected, increasing the chances of becoming inadvertently separated from your group.
Parking will be at a premium in and around Bell MTS Place. Consider car-pooling with friends or family, walking or cycling, or taking public transit to help reduce congestion and delays.
Unless you are in a designated licensed area, open liquor is prohibited. Please drink responsibly
Reminder: Canada's cannabis laws prohibit smoke/use cannabis in your vehicle or in public, including sidewalks, parks, school grounds, & restaurants patios.
Be aware of your surroundings. If something doesn't look right flag down an officer and let them know, or call the police at 911 or (204) 986-6222.
With some advanced planning, we can all enjoy a fun, safe and memorable playoff run.
Go Jets Go!
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