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Go-to guide for the Grey Cup Festival and the 105th Grey Cup

Last Updated Nov 24, 2017 at 5:21 am EST

Fireworks explode over TD Place following the end of the CFL match at TD Place in Ottawa on Friday, July 18, 2014. The Grey Cup is still a month away but organizers say the game is sold out. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

The 105th Grey Cup features the Calgary Stampeders and the Toronto Argonauts. The big game will take place at TD Place at 6:30 PM on Sunday, November 26th.

However, there’s lots to do before kick-off in and around Ottawa. To get you up-to-speed with all things Grey Cup, 1310 NEWS has a guide to all the festivities and events.

Wednesday, November 22nd:

Grey Cup Festival Street Party

Free outdoor entertainment, food, music, merchandise stands, autograph sessions, and games.

Location: Aberdeen Square at Lansdowne Park
Time: November 22nd-26th
Cost: Free

Thursday, November 23rd:

Concert Series presented by TD with JJ Shiplett, The Washboard Union and Juno award winner Jess Moskaluke

 

Location: TD Place Arena
Time: 6 p.m.
Cost: $45 per day or $105 for a three-day pass.

RNation party

Ottawa Redblacks join Canadian singers and songwriters for great food and music

Location: Aberdeen Pavilion at Lansdowne Park
Time: 12pm-4pm depending on the day from the 23rd-25th
Cost: $10 per day or $30 for a three-day pass

Capital Pride Grey Cup Party

Ottawa’s LGBTQ and Grey Cup community unite. Queer Mafia is hosting the event.

Location: Horticulture Building at Lansdowne Park
Time: 7 p.m.
Cost: $9

CFL Awards and Rev-up Party

Awards show with food and live entertainment

Location: Shaw Centre (downtown Ottawa)
Time: 7 p.m.
Cost: $300

Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Museum

Vintage jerseys, memorabilia, and pieces of Canada’s football past and present.

Location: TD Place Arena Concourse
Time: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. from the 23rd-25th
Cost: Free

Friday, November 24th:

CFLAA Legends Luncheon

Mix and mingle with CFL legends while hearing about the game they played.

Location: Shaw Centre (downtown Ottawa)
Time: 11 a.m.
Cost: $85 per person for a table of 10, $100 per person.

Calgary Grey Cup Committee breakfast

Enjoy a free pancake and sausage breakfast from the Calgary Grey Committee.

Location: Aberdeen Square at Lansdowne Park
Time: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. on the 24th-25th
Cost: Free

Concert Series #2 presented by TD with Dwayne Gretzky, Reuben and the Dark and Sloan

Location: TD Place Arena
Time: 6 p.m.
Cost: $45 per day or $105 for a three-day pass.

Saturday, November 25th:

Gridiron Gals Women’s Event

The best of the best in the CFL teach you a thing or two about what it’s like to play in Canada’s pro football league with interactive drills and games.

Location: Shaw Centre (downtown Ottawa)
Time: 2 p.m.
Cost: $50 per person

Concert Series #3 presented by TD with April Wine and Trooper

Location: TD Place Arena
Time: 6 p.m.
Cost: $45 per day or $105 for a three-day pass.

Sunday, November 26th

Grey Cup tailgate party

With your Grey Cup ticket, join in on food, music, and fun

Location: Lawn at Lansdowne Park
Time: 11 a.m.
Cost: Free with your Grey Cup ticket

VIP Tailgate Party

Join the party inside the Aberdeen Pavilion before the big game.

Location: Aberdeen Pavilion at Lansdowne Park
Time: 12 p.m.
Cost: $150

If you want to check out how to get to the 105th Grey Cup and Grey Cup Festival, check out our separate transit game plan article here.

You can also check out the official site of the 105th Grey Cup and Grey Cup Festival here.

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