Hurricanes fans put on hands down the best tailgates in the NHL. Tailgating is a huge part of attending a sporting event in North Carolina, and a Hurricanes game is no exception. Come prepared to enjoy an incredible tailgate equipped with plenty of Carolina barbecue when attending a Hurricanes game.
2. Hurricane Siren
Before every game, the crowd rises to their feet and starts cheering as a local celebrity cranks the hurricane siren. The siren is a fun tradition and gets everyone amped up to cheer on the Canes, so join in on the action.
3. Retired Numbers and Championship Banners
Hanging from the rafters are banners commemorating the Hurricanes 2005-06 Stanley Cup Championship winning team as well as some of the greatest players in Hurricanes history. Make sure to check these out during the game to remember all the best moments in Hurricanes history.
Stormy has been the Hurricanes mascot since 1997 and will keep you entertained throughout the game. This loveable hog can be seen performing all kinds of different shenanigans at games, so keep your eyes out for him.
5. Storm Squad
The Storm Squad pumps up the crowd with cheers and other promotions throughout the game. They play a significant role in making a Carolina Hurricanes game a special event, so be on alert for the Storm Squad during your next visit to PNC Arena.
6. The Eye
The Eye is the place to pick up Hurricanes gear at a game. It’s located on the south end of the stadium and is home to all sorts of Canes gear including jerseys, hats, t-shirts, and much more.
7. Carolina Hurricanes Booster Club
The Carolina Hurricanes Booster Club has been the official booster club of the Carolina Hurricanes since the team’s arrival in 1997. If you’re a diehard Canes fan and want to take your fandom to the next level, then join the Carolina Hurricanes Booster Club.
8. Backyard Bistro
If you’re looking for a place to grab a bite to eat or something to drink before the game then check out Backyard Bistro. It’s located across the street from PNC Arena and on select nights is home to Canes Corner radio show on 99.9 FM.