Monday, November 23, 2009

Calgary's Grey Cup Events

Here are some family fun events for the 97th Grey Cup Championship in Calgary. The big game is Sunday, Nov. 29 at 4:30 p.m. at McMahon Stadium. Here are a few things to do, leading up to the big party.

Friday Nov. 27

8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Calgary Herald Olympic Plaza Family Fun Fest (Olympic Plaza)
  • A daily pancake breakfast, exhibits, family entertainment, music
11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Scotiabank CFL Experience (TELUS Convention Centre)
  • The perfect spot for CFL fans of all ages to interact with their favourite CFL all stars and alumni players, as well as participate in various interactive CFL camp drills, games and experiences.
12 p.m. – 6 p.m..
ENMAX Street Festival and Stage (Stephen Ave.)
  • The “midway” of the Grey Cup Festival. Displays, vendors, activities, and live stage performances.
5 p.m. – 11 p.m.
ENMAX Illuminate Calgary (Stephen Ave)
  • An extraordinary outdoor display of contemporary light installations. Good for all ages.
Saturday Nov. 28

8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Calgary Herald Olympic Plaza Family Fun Fest (Olympic Plaza)
  • A daily pancake breakfast, exhibits, family entertainment, music
1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.
CFL/NHL Alumni Ball Hockey & Skills Tournament

11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Safeway Grey Cup Parade (Downtown)

11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Scotiabank CFL Experience (TELUS Convention Centre)
  • The perfect spot for CFL fans of all ages to interact with their favourite CFL all stars and alumni players, as well as participate in various interactive CFL camp drills, games and experiences.
12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
ENMAX Street Festival and Stage (Stephen Ave.)
  • An extraordinary outdoor display of contemporary light installations. Good for all ages.
5 p.m. – 11 p.m.
ENMAX Illuminate Calgary (Stephen Ave)
  • An extraordinary outdoor display of contemporary light installations. Good for all ages.
Sunday, Nov. 29

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Calgary Herald Olympic Plaza Family Fun Fest (Olympic Plaza)
  • A daily pancake breakfast, exhibits, family entertainment, music
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Scotiabank CFL Experience (TELUS Convention Centre)
  • The perfect spot for CFL fans of all ages to interact with their favourite CFL all stars and alumni players, as well as participate in various interactive CFL camp drills, games and experiences.
12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
ENMAX Street Festival and Stage (Stephen Ave.)
  • An extraordinary outdoor display of contemporary light installations. Good for all ages.
3 p.m.
SportChek Grey Cup Family Viewing Party (Saddledome)
  • Pre-purchase tickets at SportChek or Safeway for $10
  • Presented by TSN, the Calgary Flames and the Calgary Stampeders at the Pengrowth Saddledome the doors open prior to kicking off of the big game. The viewing party and interactive zone will allow everyone who does not have a ticket to the Grey Cup to watch the game on the big screen
  • Football activities on the floor.

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