TDA: Game Day Events And Schedule
SATURDAY, JULY 29
Location: Huskies Stadium, Saint Mary’s University – 923 Robie St, Halifax
Timing: Pre-Game Tailgate Party from 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
- Gates open to Huskies Stadium at 3:30 p.m.
- Kickoff at 5:00 p.m.
- Gate Access: To ensure ease of access, please enter Huskies Stadium from the gate nearest to your ticket/seat, as identified below. Fans are encouraged to download their Touchdown Atlantic tickets in advance. Please note: re-entry is NOT permitted.
|Gate 1||Entrance at Inglis Street & Tower Rd. intersection||Tailgate access; all ticket holders.|
|Gate 2||Entrance between Inglis Street and Robie Street||North Endzone and grandstand ticket holders|
|Gate 3||Entrance at Robie Street beside Loyola Academic Building||North Endzone and grandstand ticket holders|
|Gate 4||Entrance at Gorsebrook Avenue, behind Rice Residence, located beside the Homburg Centre||Party Zone (South Endzone) ticket holders|
|VIP Gate||Entrance at the Homburg Centre building on Tower Road||VIP ticket holders|
Pre-Game Tailgate Party
Location: Huskies Stadium, Saint Mary’s University – 923 Robie St; Access from the corner of Inglis Street and Tower Rd.
Timing: 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Access: Entrance with a Touchdown Atlantic game day ticket only. Due to capacity limitations, the pre-game tailgate is first-come, first-serve – arrive early! Open to all ages.
Prior to kickoff, fans attending the game are invited to kickstart the day’s festivities at the Touchdown Atlantic Tailgate Party from 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. at Huskies Stadium. The afternoon event will feature live music, food trucks serving a variety of East Coast fare, and several partner activations for family-friendly fun.
Situated within the tailgate, the SiriusXM Touchdown Atlantic Stage will welcome artists from across the East Coast to celebrate the ability of sports and music to bring communities together. Artists taking the stage from 1:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. will include:
- 1:30 p.m. – Tailgate Party Open
- 1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. – DeeDee Austin
- 2:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. – The East Enders
- 3:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Paul Lamb & Wreckhouse
- 4:30 p.m. – Tailgate Party Ends
*All Atlantic Standard time.
A variety of local food truck vendors will be onsite at the tailgate including:
- Bud the Spud
- Global Street Flavours
- Jamdouns Food Truck
- Millers Gourmet To Go
- Mr Smooth
- PBJ Eatery
- Serious Smoke
- Wally’s Weiner Wagon
- Pizza available inside the Student Centre via SMU Dining/Aramark
Purolator Tackle Hunger Program
Fans are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items and/or to make monetary/tap donations to the game in support of the Purolator Tackle Hunger® program, which raises awareness, food and funds for local food banks across Canada. Purolator will be onsite at Touchdown Atlantic, located outside of Gates 1-4. Since its inception in 2003, the Purolator Tackle Hunger program has delivered more than 20 million pounds of goods to food banks across Canada.
Provided courtesy of McKinnon Dance and Friends. Under the direction of Angela McKinnon since 2007, McKinnon Dance is a Highland and Step Dance School based on the beautiful South Shore of Nova Scotia.
*All times listed in Atlantic Standard time.
Frequently Asked Questions
Game Day Public Transportation
Fans are encouraged to arrive early to avoid traffic and delays. Public transportation options are available and highly encouraged to get to/from Huskies Stadium – Saint Mary’s University. Rideshare and/or taxi options are also strongly encouraged.
On Saturday, July 29, fans travelling to Huskies Stadium – Saint Mary’s University for Touchdown Atlantic can take advantage of public transportation options via Halifax Transit routes 4, 10, 24 and 29 – providing service in and around Inglis Street (inbound and outbound).
Additionally, Halifax Transit will be running 15-minute service on route 1 with additional trips being offered during the event.
Please note: these routes may be detoured to South Street (located one block North of Inglis Street) due to traffic congestion during Touchdown Atlantic. Real time information on bus detours and bus schedule adherence is always available on third-party applications with IOS and Android devices.
Fan Drop-Off / Rideshare
Located on the West side of Huskies Stadium, the best address to give for game day drop-off and pick-up is: 923 Robie Street.
With no parking onsite, use of public transportation, rideshare and/or taxi options for fans to travel to and from the game is strongly encouraged.
Game Day & Venue Policies
The CFL is committed to providing a safe, enjoyable, and memorable experience. To create a safe and secure environment for all fans, please review the important Touchdown Atlantic Game Day Venue Policies – including the prohibited and permitted items policy – for Huskies Stadium. All Game Day & Venue Policies can be reviewed here.
To ensure a safe environment for the public, eliminate unnecessary contact at entry gates, and to accelerate fan entry into the stadium, the CFL strongly encourages fans to not bring any type of bags. If required, bags must not exceed 14” x 6” x 14”. All bags will subject to inspection upon entry. Fans without bags may use a dedicated “No Bag” lane, designed for faster entry. This entry gate is located at Gate 1 with entrance at the Inglis Street and Tower Rd. intersection.
As part of our commitment to a contactless guest experience, all purchases for Touchdown Atlantic will be cashless transactions.
Pending availability, Touchdown Atlantic tickets can be purchased onsite at the Box Office on game day, Saturday, July 29. The Box Office is located inside the Homburg Centre (920 Tower Rd) and will be open starting at 1:00 p.m. and closed following the conclusion of halftime.
Game Day Weather
The game will proceed come rain or shine, so please come prepared accordingly (sunscreen, hat, rain coat, etc.). Please refer to the Game Day Venue Policies for a list of prohibited and permitted items.
For Touchdown Atlantic FAQs click here.
For more information about Touchdown Atlantic, get in touch with us at email@example.com OR by calling 416-865-2650 to leave a message and someone will get back to you within in 24-48 hours.