Posted on 3/16/123 by Bob Magee
AEW announces massive six-show summer Canadian Tour
-- kicking off with the return of Forbidden Door in Toronto,
AEW will host shows in three provinces across June and
March 15, 2023 –AEW CEO, GM and Head of Creative Tony Khan
today announced that AEW will begin a month-long excursion
of Canada starting in June, touring across Ontario, Alberta
and Saskatchewan for red-hot shows including “AEW:
Dynamite,” “AEW: Rampage,” “AEW House Rules” and the highly
anticipated return of the “AEW x New Japan Pro Wrestling:
Forbidden Door” PPV.
After selling out the Coca-Cola Coliseum in minutes for
AEW’s Toronto debut last October, Scotiabank Centre will
play host to the “Forbidden Door” pay-per-view on Sunday,
June 25, marking the second iteration of this groundbreaking
event that pits the best and brightest talent on the AEW and
NJPW rosters against one another. Tickets for “Forbidden
Door” go on sale Friday, March 24 at 10 a.m. ET.
From there, AEW’s foray into Canada continues with a number
of market debuts and marquee events, including:
Wednesday, June 28: “AEW: Dynamite” and “AEW: Rampage” live
from FirstOntario Centre in Hamilton, Ontario. Tickets go on
sale Friday, March 24 at 10 a.m. ET.
Wednesday, July 5: “AEW: Dynamite” and “AEW: Rampage” live
from Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta. Tickets go on sale
Friday, March 24 at 10 a.m. MT.
Wednesday, July 12: “AEW: Dynamite” live from SaskTel Centre
in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Tickets go on sale Friday, March
24 at 10 a.m. CT.
Friday, July 14: “AEW: Rampage” live from Brandt Centre in
Regina, Saskatchewan. Tickets go on sale Friday, March 24 at
10 a.m. CT.
Saturday, July 15: “AEW House Rules” live at Saddledome, as
part of Canada’s iconic annual cultural event – “Calgary
Stampede,” in Calgary, Alberta. Tickets go on sale Friday,
March 17 at 10 a.m. MT.
Tickets can be purchased at AEWTIX.com.
“Canada has a rich wrestling heritage, and our debut in
Toronto last year served as a special moment in our
incredible relationship with fans throughout the country,”
said Tony Khan. “Now, we’re not only entering new markets
but also paying homage to the history of Canadian wrestling
with unique moments like AEW House Rules taking place from
the iconic Calgary Stampede. This summer is shaping up to be
massive with the return of Forbidden Door, and now Canadian
fans in six separate markets will get the chance to witness
what AEW has to offer up close and personal.”
Founded by CEO, GM and Head of Creative Tony Khan in 2019,
AEW is offering an alternative to mainstream wrestling, with
a roster of world-class talent that is injecting new spirit,
freshness and energy into the industry. “AEW: Dynamite” airs
every Wednesday from 8-10 p.m. ET on TBS and attracts the
youngest wrestling audience on television. The fight-forward
show “AEW: Rampage” airs every Friday from 10-11 p.m. ET on
TNT. AEW’s multi-platform content also includes “AEW Dark”
and “AEW Dark: Elevation,” two weekly professional wrestling
YouTube series, “Being the Elite,” a weekly behind-the-
scenes YouTube series, and “AEW Unrestricted,” a weekly
podcast series. For more info, check out Twitter.com/AEW;
Instagram.com/AEW; YouTube.com/AEW; Facebook.com/AEW