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  Feature Story                                                                                            Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017



They Got Game

Spectators set to have a ball in Abbotsford

By Dustin Bodnaryk, Abbotsford Centre/Website images


Harlem Globetrotters will be at Abbotsford Centre December 30-31.


he Harlem Globetrotters recently wrapped their 2017 season, during which they used their awe-inspiring talents to conquer feats like breaking nine Guinness World Records in a single day and netting the highest basketball shot ever recorded in North American from staggering 583-feet in the air from the Tower of Americas in San Antonio.

With a star-studded roster featuring Big Easy Lofton, Ant Atkinson, Hi-Lite Bruton, Thunder Law, Bull Bullard and Cheese Chisholm–plus female stars TNT Lister, Ace Jackson and Hoops Green–the Globetrotters’ show is unrivaled in the world of family entertainment. Their games at the ABBOTSFORD CENTRE will showcase incredible ball handling wizardry, rim-rattling dunks, trick shots, hilarious comedy and unequaled fan interaction. After the game, Globetrotter stars will sign autographs and take photos with fans.


The worldwide icons synonymous with one-of-a-kind family entertainment–the Harlem Globetrotters will bring their 2018 World Tour to the ABBOTSFORD CENTRE on December 30 at 7 PM and December 31 at 2 PM.

Tickets start at $20.00 and can be purchased at harlemglobetrotters.com, TicketMaster.ca, by phone at 1-855-985-5000 or the Prospera Credit Union box office located at the Abbotsford Centre. Charge by Phone 1-855-985-5000

Tickets are also available at: ticketmaster.ca Prospera Box Office at Abbotsford Centre | all Ticketmaster Outlets Tickets (incl. GST) $21.00, $32.00, $44.00, $60.00, $76.00, $86.00, $101.00, $114.00 (Plus FMF & Service charges)



The Harlem Globetrotters® are legendary worldwide, synonymous with one-of-a-kind family entertainment and great basketball skills for the past 91 years. Throughout their history, the Original HarlemGlobetrotters have showcased their iconic talents in 122 countries and territories on six continents, often breaking down cultural and societal barriers while providing fans with their first-ever basketball experience. Proud inductees of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, the Globetrotters have entertained hundreds of millions of fans – among them popes, kings, queens, and presidents – over nine thrilling decades. The American Red Cross is the official charity of the Harlem Globetrotters. Sponsored by Entenmann’s Donuts ®, Ticket Galaxy and Baden Sports, Harlem Globetrotters International, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Herschend Enterprises, the largest family-owned themed entertainment company in the U.S. For the latest news and information about the Harlem Globetrotters, visit the Globetrotters' official Web site: www.harlemglobetrotters.com and follow them on Twitter@Globies

About Abbotsford Centre – Events. Experiences. Memories
The Abbotsford Centre is committed to serving as a leading Canadian sports & entertainment venue by consistently providing its guests with outstanding event value, unique experiences and lasting memories. Its vision is the City of Abbotsford as a dynamic hub for western Canadian lifestyle, heritage and culture inspired by sports activity, entertainment diversity and community connectivity. Managed by Spectra Venue Management, the venue can accommodate 8,500 for concerts and 7,006 for special events such as rodeos, circuses, ice skating and family shows, along with hockey, basketball, lacrosse, volleyball, wrestling and gymnastics.

About Spectra
Spectra by Comcast Spectator is an industry leader in hosting and entertainment, partnering with clients to create memorable experiences for millions of visitors every year. Spectra’s unmatched blend of integrated services delivers incremental value for clients through several primary areas of expertise: Venue Management, Food Services & Hospitality, and Partnerships. Learn more at SpectraExperiences.com.

About Comcast Spectacor Comcast Spectator
is part of Comcast Corporation, a global media and technology company that operates Comcast Cable and NBC Universal. Headquartered in Philadelphia, Comcast Spectra's three core businesses are the National Hockey League’s Philadelphia Flyers, the Wells Far go Center Complex, and Spectra, a leading hospitality firm that provides Venue Management, Food Services & Hospitality and Partnerships to more than 300 client properties in the United States, Canada, and Singapore. Visit us at ComcastSpectra.com for more information.