Advertisement

Your quick and easy guide to everything Grey Cup Festival

WATCH ABOVE: From one-on-one interviews with players to a daily blog from our crew on the ground, Global News has the Grey Cup covered online. Caley Ramsay has the details.

The Grey Cup is coming to town!

With the iconic CFL championship game comes a week of festivities in the city of Winnipeg. You can follow Global News for everything Grey Cup and what you can do to make the most out of your week to celebrate our city and the huge event calling Winnipeg home.

Here’s a full breakdown of the events taking over the city this week. Click on the day you’re interested in and find out the events going on throughout the city:

Week Long Events

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

CFL Game Camps

Week Long Events

1-Week-Long-Events

  1. Nissan Titan Street Festival: Thursday – Saturday (FREE)
    • University of Winnipeg – 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  2. Macdon Fan Experience and Family Zone: Thursday – Saturday
    • University of Winnipeg – Health and RecPlex – 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  3. Global News HQ: Thursday – Saturday *join us to have your picture taken on our new green screen and chat with some Global personalities
  4. Grey Cup Festival HQ: Thursday – Saturday (FREE)
    • RBC Convention Centre – 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  5. Atlantic Schooners 9th Downeast Kitchen Party: Thursday – Saturday
    • RBC Convention Centre – 5 p.m. – 2 a.m. (Thursday) – 3 p.m. – 2 a.m. (Friday) – 12 p.m. – 2 a.m. (Saturday)
  6. Manitoba Craft Beer Concert Series: Thursday – Friday – Saturday
    • RBC Convention Centre Thursday: Dallas Smith, Aaron Pritchett, Leanne Pearson
    • Friday: Sheepdogs, The Trews, Attica Riots
    • MTS Centre Saturday: Loverboy, 54-40, Queen City Kids
      • Doors open – 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday Events:

2-Wednesday

  1. First Coaches Conference: Wednesday *Event will be live streamed on Global Winnipeg website
    • Fairmont Hotel – 8:30 a.m.
  2. Arrival of the Grey Cup: Wednesday *Event will be live streamed on Global Winnipeg website

Thursday Events:

3-Thursday

  1. Winnipeg Blue Bomber Breakfast: Thursday (SOLD OUT)
    • The Metropolitan – 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
  2. Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries Fan FestThursday
  3. Pre-show of the Shaw CFL Awards with Global News and CJOB: Thursday *Event will be live streamed on Global Winnipeg website from 6:30-  7:30 p.m.
  4. Shaw CFL Player Awards: Thursday (SOLD OUT)
Story continues below advertisement

Friday Events:

4-Friday

  1. Commissioner’s State of the League: Friday (FREE) *Event will be live streamed on Global Winnipeg website
    • The Fairmont Winnipeg – 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  2. Winnipeg Free Press CFL Alumni Legend: Friday  (SOLD OUT)
    • RBC Convention Centre – 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  3. Touchdown Manitoba Presented by TransX: Friday
    • RBC Convention Centre – 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  4. Grey Cup Festival Party at The Met Presented by RBC Corporate Event: Friday
    • The Metropolitan Entertainment Centre – 8 p.m.

Saturday Events:

5-Saturday

  1. Cheer Extravaganza Presented by Booster Juice: Saturday (FREE)
    • University of Winnipeg, Duckworth Centre – 12 p.m. – 2 p.m.
  2. Grey Cup Festival Santa Claus parade and Parka Party: Saturday (FREE) *Event will be live streamed on Global Winnipeg website
    • University of Winnipeg, Portage Avenue
      • Parade: 4:30 p.m.
      • Parka Party: 5:30 p.m.
  3. Grey Cup Festival Gala Dinner: Saturday (SOLD OUT)
    • RBC Convention Centre – 6 p.m.

Sunday Events:

  1. Blue Bomber House Brunch: Sunday
    • Shark Club – 11 a.m.
  2. Fan March: Sunday (FREE)
    • RBC Convention Centre – 12 p.m.
  3. Monsanto VIP Indoor Tailgate Party: Sunday
    • University of Manitoba, Max Bell Field House – 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  4. 103rd Grey Cup Championship Game: Sunday
    • Investors Group Field – 5 p.m.
  5. Grey Cup Festival Post-Game Party: Sunday
    • University of Manitoba, Max Bell Field House – 8 p.m. – 11 p.m.

CFL teams are flocking to Winnipeg to join in on the party and will be set up around the city throughout the week:

CFL Game Camps

7-CFL-Team-Camps

  1. Winnipeg Blue Bomber House: Wednesday – Sunday
    • Shark Club – 11 a.m. – 2 a.m.
  2. Spirit of Edmonton: Thursday – Saturday
    • Victoria Inn Hotel and Conference Centre – 4 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.
  3. Riderville: Wednesday – Sunday
    • RBC Convention Centre – 5 p.m. – 2 a.m.
  4. Stamps House Presented by Coors Light: Friday, Saturday
    • The Pony Corral Downtown – 12 p.m. – 12 a.m
  5. Toronto Argonauts Double Blue Nash: Friday
    • Earls Kitchen and Bar Downtown – 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  6. Tigertown Grey Cup Party:Friday, Saturday
    • The Fox and Fiddle – 3 p.m. – 2 a.m.
  7. Lions Den: Friday, Saturday
    • Delta Winnipeg Hotel Grand Ballroom – 4 p.m. – 1 a.m
  8. Redblacks Grey Cup Party 2015: Saturday
    • Earls Kitchen and Bar Downtown – 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.