Are you a die-hard Leafs fan on a budget? Well, now is your chance to catch the boys in action without having to pay a single dime! The Toronto Maple Leafs will be hitting Nathan Phillips Square next month for their annual outdoor practice, so mark your calendars, dress warm, and prepare yourself for being mere feet from your hockey heroes.\nThe Leafs are set to hit the ice at Toronto’s most iconic skating rink, located near Queen and Bay Street, on January 9, 2020, at 11:00 a.m.\nThe practice will also be followed up by a 3-on-3 tournament at noon and an open public skate at 2:30 p.m. So, be sure to bring your skates.\n“We're bringing the game back outdoors! Join us for a full weekend of fun at this year's Outdoor Practice presented by SportChek as we take the game back to its roots on the ODR," the team tweeted out Thursday, December 19, 2019.\nTo celebrate the occasion, the square will also be putting on several other Leafs-themed events, including a screening of the Toronto vs. Florida Panthers game on January 12, 2020, a live Leafs alumni game, and a skills competition between Olympic athletes.\nAll of this will be completely free, so you really have no excuse not to show up and support our guys.\nWe're bringing the game back outdoors!Join us for a full weekend of fun at this year's Outdoor Practice presented by @SportChek as we take the game back to its roots on the ODR.Learn more: https://t.co/GcmBSK1L2B pic.twitter.com/3NfkQSnS5r— Toronto Maple Leafs (@MapleLeafs) December 19, 2019\nThe annual event took place in February last year and drew massive crowds.\nA few lucky commuters also got the chance to meet members of the team, after they surprised TTC riders by taking the subway to their practice back in 2018.\nView this post on Instagram Jump, jump! A post shared by Toronto Maple Leafs (@mapleleafs) on Dec 18, 2019 at 6:04am PST\nThose who attend the event will also have the opportunity to participate in prize giveaways, free hot drinks, and live music.\nIf you’re genuinely a Leafs fan, this is a can’t-miss event!\nHowever, if you're more of a baseball fan, the Blue Jays are hosting a WinterFest this January for their fans.\nThe Leafs play the New York Rangers at 7:00 p.m. tomorrow.\nThere are stories everywhere. If you spot a newsworthy event in your city, send us a message, photo, or video @NarcityCanada on Twitter and Instagram.