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Royals Unveil 2023-24 Promotional Schedule

Saturday, September 30th
Royals Unveil 2023-24 Promotional Schedule

Reading, PA - The Reading Royals, proud ECHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers and Lehigh Valley Phantoms, announced on Thursday the team’s 2023-24 promotional schedule. 

Every game will have a promotional feature in the coming season. There's no shortage of entertainment for the whole family with popular nights such as Teddy Bear Toss, Pucks and Paws, Pink in the Rink and Motorsports returning to the Royals schedule. The Royals have a few newly featured nights debuting this season such as Team USA, Whodunnit? and Taylor's Night (Royals Version).

In total, the Royals will wear at least 12 specialty jerseys this season, including the debut of their new 'Third Jersey' on Opening Night, and a Halloween themed jersey on October 29, a Christmas in Margaritaville specialty jersey on December 2, and a Military Appreciation specialty jersey on December 9.Listed below are our "Can't Miss Games" of each month for this upcoming season. Find all promotional games by date in the graphics.



  • Opening Night - Oct. 28 vs. Trois-Rivières - Presented by Supportive Concepts for Families, Inc.
    • Pregame Block Party on Penn St. (3 - 6 PM) 
      • Axe-throwing station, inflatables and MORE! Find all of the Block Party festivities HERE
    • Post-Game Firework Show
    • Debut of 'Third Jersey'
    • Slapshot Saturday presented by Albright College
    • Giveaway: Opening Night t-shirt
  • Halloween Game - Oct. 29 vs. Trois-Rivières 
  • Outdoors Night - Nov. 11 vs. Norfolk
    • Bring your love of the outdoors to the rink!
    • Mechanical bull
    • Outdoor specialty jersey
    • Slapshot Saturday presented by Albright College
    • Giveaway: Ice Angels Trading Cards
  • WhoDunnIt? Night - Nov. 17 vs. Newfoundland
    • Help Slapshot solve a mystery at an extra mysterious Friday night game!
    • Mystery themed activities throughout the game for fans
  • Scooby Doo / Pucks & Paws Night - Nov. 18 vs. Newfoundland
    • Join Scooby and the gang with your pups at our furriest game of the season!
    • Bring your dog to the game (more info to come!)
    • Meet local dog shelters and sanctuaries
    • Intermission weiner dog race
    • Scooby Doo specialty jersey (TBA)
    • Slapshot Saturday presented by Albright College


  • Christmas in Margaritaville - Dec. 2 vs. Kalamazoo
    • Enjoy a margarita and holiday tunes with Slapshot and Santa!
    • 'Pictures with Santa' photo station
    • Hawaiian Christmas specialty jersey
    • Slapshot Saturday presented by Albright College
    • Giveaway: Hawaiian shirts
  • La Noche de Los Royales - Dec. 8 vs. Trois-Rivières - Presented by Visions Federal Credit Union
    • Latin American music and dance performances
    • Spanish speaking in-arena host
    • Slapshot Saturday presented by Albright College
  • Military Appreciation / Teddy Bear Toss Night - Dec. 9 vs. Trois-Rivières
    • Join us as we salute our armed forces
    • Toss your teddy bears/stuffed animals onto the ice after the Royals' first goal
    • Military Appreciation specialty jersey
    • Slapshot Saturday presented by Albright College
    • Giveaway: Camo bucket hat
  • Taylor Swift Night (Royals Version) - Dec. 15 vs. Worcester
    • Sing your heart out as we celebrate Reading's own Taylor Swift!
    • Taylor Swift music playlist throughout the game
    • Friendship bracelet making
    • Dress as your favorite Taylor Swift Era
    • Swiftie trivia
  • New Years Eve Pajama Party - Dec. 31 vs. Worcester


  • Clothe the Community Night - Jan. 12 vs. Maine - Presented by Community Aid Thrift Stores
    • Help us collect and provide clothing for our community with Community Aid Thrift Stores
  • Flyers Affiliation Night - Jan. 13 vs. Maine - Presented by Enersys
    • Join us in celebrating our affiliation with the Philadelphia Flyers and Lehigh Valley Phantoms!
    • Gritty appearance
    • City Edition specialty jersey
    • Slapshot Saturday presented by Albright College
    • Giveaway: Orange lunchbox
  • Star Wars / Pediatric Cancer Night - Jan. 27 vs. Wheeling
    • Join Chewbacca and friends from the Star Wars universe at the arena, and help support the fight against Pediatric Cancer
    • Appearances from your favorite Star Wars characters
    • Star Wars specialty jersey (TBA)
    • Slapshot Saturday presented by Albright College
    • Giveaway: Ice Angels team poster


  • Pink in the Rink / Women in Sports / Healthcare Professionals Appreciation Night  - Feb. 3 vs. Adirondack
    • 1st intermission breast cancer survivors charity shot and on-ice recognition
    • Pink in the Rink specialty jersey
    • Slapshot Saturday presented by Albright College
    • Giveaway: Pink Beanie
  • Autism Acceptance Night  - Feb. 4 vs. Adirondack - Presented Prospectus Berco 
    • Accessible sensory rooms and accommodating in-game aspects featured and open to all fans
    • Help raise funds for Prospectus Berco by participating in a pre-game Harmony Walk on the concourse with Slapshot and Royals players (More info TBA)
    • Chinese New Year specialty jersey
  • Education Day Game - Feb. 6 vs. Wheeling - Presented by Customers Bank
    • Bring your class out for an educational themed hockey game!
    • Special 10:30 AM start time
    • $15 hot dog, soda and ticket deal for students
    • Free school bus parking
      • To learn more and sign up your class, click here
  • Reading Premium Night - Feb. 17 vs. Newfoundland - Presented by Sly Fox Brewing Company
    • Enjoy locally brewed Reading Premium with drink and concession deals around the concourse!
    • Reading Premium specialty jersey
    • Slapshot Saturday presented by Albright College
    • Giveaway: Reading Premium goalie oven mitt


  • Superhero / Battle of the Badges / Scout Night - Mar. 2 vs. Adirondack
    • Join us as we honor our local heros with a night dedicated to our community's first responders!
    • Pre-game Battle of the Badges game between Reading Police & Fire Department vs. opponent TBD
    • *Ticket to Battle of the Badges serves as ticket to Royals 7 PM game
    • Superhero guest appearances
    • Scout Troop benefits - For info, contact Chris Hazel (chazel@royalshockey.com)
    • Slapshot Saturday presented by Albright College
  •  Wall of Honor Night - Mar. 8 vs. Norfolk - Presented by V&M Towing
    • Join us for the induction of our franchise's 18th Wall of Honor inductee (TBA)
    • Wall of Honor autograph signing station
  • Motorsports Night - Mar. 22 vs. Worcester - Presented by Schaeffer's Motorsports
    • Rev it up with the Royals at their Motorsports Night!
    • Pre-game block party on Penn St. with vehicle displays
  • St. Hat-Tricks / Teacher Appreciation / Go Green Night - Mar. 23 vs. Worcester
    • Enjoy St. Patrick's Day the right way with green ice, beer, and the chance at a $10,000 giveaway
    • St. Patrick's specialty jersey (TBA)
    • Slapshot Saturday presented by Albright College
  • Undie Sunday / Slapshot's Birthday - Mar. 24 vs. Worcester - Presented by Members 1st Federal Credit Union
    • Celebrate Slapshot's birthday with the best fuzzball in hockey and all of his mascot guests!
    • Toss your newly packaged underwear onto the ice after the first Royals goal to donate it to charity
    • Giveaway: 2023-24 team poster


  • Youth Hockey Night - Apr. 12 vs. Orlando
    • Youth Hockey parade
    • Youth Hockey on-ice demonstration
  • Fandemonium / Mental Health and Recovery Night - Apr. 13 vs. Orlando
    • Pregame yoga with BLDG 7 Yoga
    • Giveaways Galore with prizes at every stoppage!
    • Post-game skate with the players
    • Slapshot Saturday presented by Albright College
    • Royals365 Season Member 'Jersey Off Our Backs' Raffle


18th Annual Slapshot Charities Golf Tournament

Limited Spots Remain! The Royals 18th Swing into the Season Charity Golf Tournament is on Monday, October 16th at 8:30 a.m. at Heidelberg Country Club. All proceeds will go to Slapshot Charities, the charitable arm of the Reading Royals. Learn more and register at www.royalshockey.com/18th-annual-slapshot-charities-golf-tournament.


2023-24 Season Memberships

Riyals365 Season Memberships, six-game plans, ten-game plans, and group tickets are available for the 2023-24 season now by visiting the Royals’ box office at Santander Arena or by calling 610-898-7825.

About the Royals

The Reading Royals, proud affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers and Lehigh Valley Phantoms, are preparing for their 22nd season in the ECHL. They won their first Kelly Cup championship in 2013 and have clinched playoff berths in 12 of the previous 13 seasons. They are five-time division champions and were the 2021-22 Eastern Conference champion. The Berks County Convention Center Authority (BCCCA), founded in 1996, owns the Royals and oversees operations at Santander Arena.