The 2011 installment of the NHL’s Winter Classic is coming to Pittsburgh! The game will feature the Penguins taking on the Washington Capitals on Jan. 1, 2011, at Heinz Field. Here’s what you need to know about the event if you plan on attending!

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Heinz Field
100 Art Rooney Ave.
Pittsburgh, Pa. 15212

Winter Classic Information

The Penguins and Capitals will be dropping the puck at 8 p.m. on Jan. 1, 2011. To keep up with all the news surrounding the event, check out the coverage on the Penguins’ website as well as the event page on

north side parking, map,

(Photo Credit: Pittsburgh Steelers)

Parking & Getting To The Stadium

There are several parking lots around Heinz Field with varying price ranges. If you don’t mind a short walk across either the Fort Duquesne Bridge or the Clemente Bridge, you can park at garages in the Golden Triangle for $5 on the weekends. You can also take public transportation to get to the game and avoid having to worry about parking.

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Refund Policy

Due to the game being played outdoors, weather is a major concern. However, it should not prevent fans from purchasing tickets as there is a refund policy in place.

Should the game on New Year’s Day be postponed, it would be held on Jan. 2, 2011.

Tickets issued for New Year’s Day will be honored on Jan. 2, if the game is postponed.

If the event in cancelled, ticketholders must contact the entity through which they purchased the tickets to get a refund of the ticket’s face value. Service charges and delivery fees will not be refunded.

For more information on the refund policy visit

heinz field, seating chart,

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Heinz Field Info

Some fans in attendance may already be familiar with Heinz Field from cheering on the Pittsburgh Steelers in person. If you have never been to the stadium before, click these links to find your seats in advance, or see what services and accommodations the stadium offers.

Comments (2)
  1. Dave says:

    For future events like this I suggest you have the weather people forcast colder temperatures.


  2. YesterdaysNews says:

    Why is this still on the home page?

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