August 9, 2022

DES MOINES, Iowa — Iowa Wild today announced all-new promotional nights and the return of fan-favorite promotions with the organization’s 2022-23 promotional schedule.

Iowa’s opening night is scheduled for October 14 against the San Jose Barracuda, presented by MercyOne. Fans will receive a 2022-23 Iowa Wild magnet schedule, courtesy of Hicklin Door Services, as well as $2 beers, presented by 100.3 The Bus, through the end of the first period.

Giveaways include a team schedule poster (October 15 vs. San Jose), a camouflage hat giveaway presented by the ALS Association Iowa Chapter, and LAZER 103.3 (November 18 vs. Milwaukee), a dog bag dispenser presented by Fleet Farm and KIOA (December 4 vs Chicago), 10th Anniversary Hat presented by KXnO (January 7 vs Rockford), Matt Boldy Bobblehead presented by Olsson and KIOA (January 21 vs Milwaukee), Pink LED Wands presented by KISS 107.5 (February 11 vs. Chicago), Youth Jersey Giveaway Presented by JP Party Rentals (February 19 vs. Rockford), Pride Scarf Presented by KISS 107.5 (February 24 vs. Rockford), Joe Hicketts “Canadian Tuxedo” Bobblehead Presented by Home Solutions of Iowa (March 24 vs. Grand Rapids), a beach towel presented by STAR 102.5 (April 1 vs. San Diego), a rope dog toy presented by Fleet Farm (April 2 vs. San Diego), and player trading cards presented by The Rookie & Upper Deck with a team photo presented by KXnO (April 7 vs. Chicago).

Theme nights are Hoptoberfest (Oct. 15 vs. San Jose), School Day (Nov. 3 vs. Grand Rapids), Hockey Fights Cancer Night (Nov. 4 vs. Grand Rapids), Veteran’s Appreciation (Nov. 18 vs. Milwaukee), Decade Day (Dec. 3 against Chicago), Pucks ‘N Paws (Dec. 4 against Chicago and April 2 against San Diego), Teddy Bear Toss (Dec. 16 against Texas), Video Game Night (Dec. 17 against Texas), New Year’s Eve Celebration with Fireworks Postgame Fireworks (December 30 vs. Colorado), Local Heroes Night (January 7 vs. Rockford), Pink in the Rink (February 11 vs. Chicago), Crash Anniversary (February 19 vs. Rockford), Pride Night (February 24 vs. Rockford), Kids Takeover Day (March 12 vs. Manitoba), Let’s Get Tropical Night (April 1 vs. San Diego) and Fan Appreciation Night (April 7 vs. Chicago).

The Wild will wear special jerseys for three competitions this season: November 18 against Milwaukee for Veterans Appreciation Night, February 11 against Chicago for Pink in the Rink and March 25 against Grand Rapids for Hometown Artist Night. Iowa will also wear their alternate white jerseys every Friday before the all-star break for “Friday Night Whites.”

Fans can take advantage of popular ticket specials during the 2022-23 campaign. The Bud Country Club offers an all-you-can-eat rotating menu and premium Loft ticket. Collegeville is a student-only offer and includes a ticket to the Ice Level Suite. Our first themed combo pack is for the October 15 Hoptoberfest game, which includes an included ticket and specialty item, plus great seating locations and prizes. Information on how to purchase this and other specialty packages will be released at a later date. To check out these special tickets and more, go to https://www.iowawild.com/tickets.

All promotions and dates are subject to change. For more information, visit iowawild.com or call 515-564-8700. All Wild 365 membership plans are currently available, purchase today by visiting www.iowawild.com/wild-365.

Night specials

match day Sale 1 Class 2 Presenting Sponsor(s)
Monday $1 Hot Dogs (ends at the end of the first period) Star 102.5
Tuesday TWOsday menu – $2 hot dogs and $2 popcorn 96.9 Taurus
Wednesday win wednesday
Friday $2 beer (ends at the end of the first period) Friday special fireball 100.3 The bus and the fireball
Saturday Confluence Beers 2 for 1 (ends at face-off) Confluence Brewery
Sunday Post-game skating

Theme nights

Date and opponent Theme Presenting Sponsor Participating sponsor
October 14 vs. San Jose Opening night Mercy One
October 15 vs. San Jose Hoptoberfest
Nov. 3 vs. Grand Rapids class day Half American Energy Iowa Science Center
Nov. 4 vs. Grand Rapids Hockey fights cancer
Nov. 18 vs. Milwaukee Veteran Appreciation ALS Association Iowa Chapter
December 3 vs. Chicago day of the decade
December 4 vs. Chicago Pucks ‘N Paws fleet farm
December 16 vs. Texas Video game night
December 30 vs. Colorado New Year celebration Greater Des Moines Partnership
January 7 vs. Rockford Local Heroes Night
February 11 vs. Chicago Rose in the ice rink KISS 107.5
February 19 vs. Rockford Crash’s birthday JP Party Rentals
February 24 vs. Rockford pride night KISS 107.5
March 12 vs. Manitoba child care day
April 1 against San Diego Let’s go to the tropical night
April 2 vs. San Diego Pucks ‘N Paws fleet farm
April 7 vs. Chicago Fan Appreciation

Gifts (all for the first 1500 fans unless otherwise specified)

Date and opponent Article Presenting Sponsor(s) Participating Sponsor(s)
October 14 vs. San Jose Magnet Schedule Hicklin Door Services 100.3 The Bus
October 15 vs. San Jose Poster Schedule KXnO
Nov. 3 vs. Grand Rapids Workbook* Half American Energy Iowa Science Center
Nov. 18 vs. Milwaukee camouflage hat ALS Association Iowa Chapter LASER 103.3
December 4 vs. Chicago Dog Bag Dispenser**** fleet farm KIOA
January 7 vs. Rockford 10th anniversary hat KXnO
Jan. 21 vs. Milwaukee Matt Boldy Bobblehead Olsson KIOA
February 11 vs. Chicago LED strip pink** KISS 107.5
February 19 vs. Rockford Youth Jersey*** JP Party Rentals
February 24 vs. Rockford Pride Scarf KISS 107.5
March 24 vs. Grand Rapids Joe Hicketts “Canadian Smoking” Bobblehead Home Iowa Solutions
April 1 against San Diego Beach towel STAR 102.5
April 2 vs. San Diego Rope dog toy**** fleet farm
April 7 vs. Chicago Player trading cards and team photo Upper Deck and the Recruit KXnO

* All students present

** 5000 first fans

*** First 1500 children 12 and under

**** first 400 dogs


Date and opponent Jersey Auction Benefiting
Nov. 18 vs. Milwaukee Veteran Appreciation Jersey Auctions ALS Association, Iowa Chapter
February 11 vs. Chicago Rose in the ice rink Jersey Auctions MercyOne Des Moines Foundation
March 25 vs. Grand Rapids Local artist jersey Jersey Auctions Mid-Iowa Council, Boy Scouts of America
To be determined Alternate White Jersey Jersey Auctions Iowa Special Olympics

Iowa Wild Hockey is presented by MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center. For more information, please visit www.iowawild.com. Fans can purchase game tickets on the team’s website at www.iowawild.com. Group tickets (10 or more), suites, Wild 365 memberships or premium tickets can be purchased by contacting the Iowa Wild Ticket Department at 515-564-8700 or [email protected]. The 2022-23 season marks the 10th anniversary of Iowa Wild hockey. Fans can purchase season tickets for the 10th anniversary season at https://www.iowawild.com/wild-365.