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Stanley Cup coming this weekend to Chicago for Winter Classic fan festival

The three-day event starts Saturday at Millennium Park.

New York Rangers v Chicago Blackhawks Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images

The Stanley Cup will return to Chicago this weekend.

The most-prized trophy in hockey makes its return to Chicago for the Winter Classic three-day fan festival, which starts Saturday at Jay Pritzker Pavillion at Millennium Park. The Stanley Cup viewing will be from noon to 4 p.m. each day.

The fan festival will feature family-friendly experiences, including autograph sessions with former Blackhawks and Bruins players. Three Chicago-based bands (Red Carpet Riot, State! And 97Nine) will give free performances.

Here’s the complete event schedule:

Saturday, Dec. 29

Noon - 4 p.m. - The Stanley Cup

Noon - 1 p.m. - Brian Campbell autograph session

2 - 3 p.m. - Bryan Bickell autograph session

11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. - Musical performance by Red Carpet Riot

Sunday, Dec. 30

Noon - 4 p.m. - The Stanley Cup

1:30 - 2:15 p.m. - Denis Savard autograph session

2:30 - 3:30 p.m. - MillerCoors Beer Summit and Q&A with Ray Bourque & Denis Savard

11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. - Musical performance by Stache

Monday, Dec. 31

Noon - 4 p.m. - The Stanley Cup

Noon - 1 p.m. - Tony Esposito autograph session

2 - 3 p.m. - Johnny Bucyk autograph session

11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. - Musical performance by 97Nine