2026 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship

May 15, 2026 - May 31, 2026

From 15 - 31 May 2026 - top-class ice hockey spectacle in the Swiss Life Arena!

National anthems, loud fan chants and ice hockey at the very highest level: after the 2020 Ice Hockey World Championship in Switzerland had to be cancelled, we are all the more delighted to welcome the participating teams and fans from various nations to the 2026 IIHF Ice Hockey Men's World Championship! The ice hockey festival will take place from 15 to 31 May 2026 in the Swiss Life Arena and the BCF Arena in Fribourg - hopp Schwiiz!