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The 2024 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 World Championship will take place in Frederikshavn, a traditional hockey city, known as “the Hockey Town” who will host all 6 participating countries.

Frederikshavn, was first mentioned in Danish history in 1572, where a small village “Fladstrand” was an early center for fishery and trade. Frederikshavn is located in Frederikshavn municipality, Region Nordjylland, on the northeastern coast of the Jutland peninsula in northern Denmark. Its name translates to "Frederik's harbor". It was originally named Fladstrand.

The town has a population of around 23.000 and is an important traffic portal with its ferry connections to Gothenburg in Sweden and Oslo in Norway. The town is well known for its fishing and industrial harbours.

Frederikshavn's oldest building, Fiskerklyngen, is originally from the mid-16th century, but the houses in the area now are from 18th–19th centuries.

Frederikshavn styles itself as “Toppen af Danmark” - The top of Denmark.

Watch sights and sounds from Frederikshavn


Iscenter Nord is the home of Frederikshavn White Hawks of the Danish Metal Ligaen.

The mother club Frederikshavn Ishockey Klub was founded in 1964.
The venue was originally built in 1964 and underwent complete renovation in 2014.

Measuring 60 x 30 m and sporting a practice arena its capacity is at 4.000.

The arena sports a practice rink which will also be used during the championship.

Official address:
Iscenter Nord
Skøjtealleen 4
9900 Frederikshavn