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IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship 2025

Photo: Lars Møller

The Ice Hockey World Championship is coming to Herning in May 2025.

In May 2025, the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship 2025 will be held in Sweden and Denmark. Tickets will be released on October 3, 2024.

The groups for Stockholm and Herning are based on the world rankings with consideration for organizational wishes from the Organizing Committee for the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship 2025.

In Denmark/Herning, the following teams will play: Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Norway, Switzerland, and the USA.

In Sweden/Stockholm, the following teams will play: Austria, Canada, Finland, France, Latvia, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Sweden.

One group stage and two quarterfinals will be played in Herning, Denmark, while the other group stage, two quarterfinals, semifinals, bronze medal game, and gold medal game will take place in Stockholm, Sweden.

We have been expecting you!

We are looking forward to welcoming you to Herning, where we once again have the honor of hosting the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship in 2025. For the second time, we have the opportunity to create unforgettable experiences for hockey fans from around the world, and we look forward to providing extraordinary hospitality.

Various accommodation options

In Herning, we offer a wide range of accommodation options for every preference and budget. Whether you prefer hotels, cozy bed & breakfasts, or practical hostels, you will find the perfect place to stay here. Our hotels and accommodations are ready to welcome you with open arms and ensure that your stay is both comfortable and memorable.

Quick from A to B

When it comes to logistics, Herning is known for short distances. Our city is well connected, and it is easy and quick to get from your accommodation to the arena. With well-functioning public transport, excellent bike paths, etc., it is easy to navigate around the city, so you can focus on what’s most important - enjoying world-class hockey!

Experience and expertise

As host city for the second time, we have experience in accommodating hockey fans. We know what it takes to create the perfect setting for a major sporting event. From the moment you arrive until you leave, we will ensure that you feel welcome and valued. The city's dedicated team of volunteers and professionals are ready to help you with anything you need so you can have the best possible experience.

Come and experience the excitement, community, and fantastic atmosphere that arises when the world’s best hockey players gather.

VisitHerning Explore

Do you have an hour or two? Download the experience app VisitHerning Explore - then you're ready to explore the area you've landed in. The app guides you to nature, history, and art experiences and good offers close to you when you're visiting Herning and Ikast-Brande.