Ottawa Tourism

Fun and Football This Fall at the 105th Grey Cup Festival in Ottawa

The 105th Grey Cup Festival is hosting a great lineup of live entertainment and football fun in Canada’s Capital this fall, and everyone’s invited!

From November 21-26, 2017, Lansdowne and the Shaw Centre will be bustling with free, family-friendly programming, as well as special ticketed events like the Festival Kickoff Bash and the Gridiron Gals Women’s Event. Plus, the three-day Grey Cup Festival Concert Series at TD Place will present all-Canadian musical acts including Jess Moskaluke, Sloan, Trooper and April Wine. All this in anticipation of the grand event – the Canadian Football League (CFL) championship game on November 26!

Here are a few festival highlights:

Nov. 21
The Grey Cup arrives in Ottawa and at Lansdowne (free)

Nov. 22-26
Shaw Grey Cup Festival HQ, Nissan Titan Street Festival and the Family Fun Zone – all at Lansdowne (free)

Nov. 23
Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Radio Row – TD Place Concourse (free)
Festival Kickoff Bash – Shaw Centre
Capital Pride Grey Cup Party – Horticulture Building

Nov. 23-25
RNation Party – Aberdeen Pavilion (free until 7 p.m.)
Grey Cup Festival Concert Series – TD Place

Nov. 24
Team parties – various locations

Nov. 25
Gridiron Gals Women’s Event – Shaw Centre
Team Parties – various locations

Nov. 26 – GAME DAY!
Tailgate Party – Great Lawn at Lansdowne (free)
VIP Tailgate Party – Aberdeen Pavilion
CFL championship game – TD Place

For the full schedule and to get your event tickets, visit the Grey Cup Festival website. And reserve your Ottawa hotel today!

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