The Missouri Mavericks’ fifth annual Fan Fest will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sept. 20 at the Independence Events Center.

“The Mavericks are once again very excited to host another exciting Fan Fest event for the best fans in the Central Hockey League,” team president and general manager Brent Thiessen said.

“Each season we strive to make our product bigger and better than the last, and this event is no exception. The Mavs cannot wait to drop the puck on opening night, and Fan Fest is the perfect opportunity for fans to gear up for another great season.”

Fan Fest is an annual event in which the Mavericks make special announcements throughout the day regarding the fan experience at Mavs games. Fans will have the opportunity to participate in Q&A sessions with Mavericks staff members, coaches and players at the event. There will also be a variety of interactive games and events for children.

Fan Fest also marks the date fans will be able to purchase single-game tickets for all 33 home games of the Mavericks 2014-15 season.

Details on player appearances, guest speakers, vendors and list of promotions and will be released at a later date.