The National Hockey League All-Star Game is coming to San Jose this weekend, and as a prelude to the festivities, the Stanley Cup made a special appearance Tuesday at City Hall.
The prized trophy was on display from noon to 4 p.m. at the City Hall Rotunda, 200 E. Santa Clara St. in downtown San Jose. The viewing was free to the public, and large crowds showed up to snap pictures or just get close to storied cup.
Earlier in the day, the trophy also made an appearance inside NBC Bay Area's studio with the morning show.
The 2019 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend starts Thursday with NHL Fan Fair presented by SAP at San Jose McEnery Convention Center. Fan Fair runs through Sunday.
On Friday, the SAP NHL All-Star Skills competition takes place at 6 p.m. at SAP Center, and on Saturday, the Honda NHL All-Star Game starts at 5 p.m.