Events

THURSDAY, JULY 14

Grey Cup 109 Party Headquarters

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Location: Argyle Street overlooking Parade Square (downtown Halifax) 1841 Argyle St, Halifax N.S.

The 109th Grey Cup will be hosted in Regina on November 20 and to kickstart the celebrations, the Riders, Argos and Atlantic Schooners will join forces to host fans at the East Coast’s biggest block party, featuring nightly entertainment and food trucks offering East Coast specialties and more! Free to attend. 19+.

5:00 – 5:30 p.m. Pride Flag Raising (Pride Festival)
5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Grey Cup Photo Opportunity
6:15 – 6:30 p.m. Opening Speeches
6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Tyler Key Band
7:30 – 8:00 p.m. Riders Pep Band
8:15 – 9:45 p.m. Maximum Overdrive 80s Retro Band
9:45 – 11:00 p.m. DJ RS Smooth


Family Friendly Activations

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Location: Parade Square (Downtown Halifax) 1841 Argyle St, Halifax N.S.

Free for all ages to attend, join the CFL for family friendly activities in Parade Square, downtown Halifax! There will be face painters, balloon artists, a special appearance from the Grey Cup and current and alumni Argos and Riders players stopping by for autographs.


Football Learn & Play presented in partnership with Halifax Pride

Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Location: Garrison Grounds, Halifax N.S.

New and existing fans will be encouraged to participate in ‘Football Learn & Play’, an event focused on understanding the game better. CFL experts will be on-hand to run everyone through basic football rules with help from the Halifax Xplosion – Halifax Women’s Tackle Football Team – in a safe environment where everyone is encouraged to feel comfortable asking questions! Event to feature skills and drills, flag football game and a mix and mingle post event. To register, please click on the link to Halifax Pride here.


Football Clinics presented by Access Storage

Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Location(s): West Hants Sports Complex, Windsor, NS and the East Hants Sportsplex, Elmsdale, N.S.
Ages 6 – 12 (co-ed)

Learn the fundamentals with Football Nova Scotia as they host flag football clinics presented by Access Storage in Halifax and Windsor, N.S. Players from the Toronto Argonauts and the Saskatchewan Roughriders will be on-hand to help lend their CFL expertise. Following the instruction, participants will have the opportunity to meet and greet with the players for a photo and autograph session. To register, please click on the link to Football Nova Scotia here.


Ambassatours Tours & Experiences in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Experience Halifax by land and sea. Enjoy local craft beers and ciders, Nova Scotian wines, live entertainment and spectacular coastal scenery! Click on the tour links below to check availability and to purchase:

Harbour Hopper Tour
Wines on the Water
Peggy’s Cove Tour by Bus


FRIDAY, JULY 15

Grey Cup 109 Party Headquarters

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Location: Argyle Street overlooking Parade Square (downtown Halifax) 1841 Argyle St, Halifax N.S.

The 109th Grey Cup will be hosted in Regina on November 20 and to kickstart the celebrations, the Riders, Argos and Atlantic Schooners will join forces to host fans at the East Coast’s biggest block party, featuring nightly entertainment and food trucks offering East Coast specialties and more! Free to attend. 19+.

4:00 – 6:00 p.m.DJ OKAY TK
2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Grey Cup Photo Opportunity
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Argos Player Autographs
5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Riders Player Autographs
6:00 – 6:30 p.m. Riders Pep Band
6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Eclectic Revival
7:45 – 8:45 p.m. Rankin McInnis & the Broken Reeds
9:00 – 10:15 p.m. Jah’Mila
10:15 – 11:00 p.m. RS Smooth DJ


Family Friendly Activations

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Location: Parade Square (Downtown Halifax) 1841 Argyle St, Halifax N.S.

Free for all ages to attend, join the CFL for family friendly activities in Parade Square, downtown Halifax! There will be face painters, balloon artists, a special appearance from the Grey Cup and current and alumni Argos and Riders players stopping by for autographs.


Ambassatours Tours & Experiences in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Experience Halifax by land and sea. Enjoy local craft beers and ciders, Nova Scotian wines, live entertainment and spectacular coastal scenery! Click on the tour links below to check availability and to purchase:

Harbour Hopper Tour
Wines on the Water
Peggy’s Cove Tour by Bus


SATURDAY, JULY 16 (GAME DAY!)

Find important gameday venue policies and information here.
Find our game day transportation information here.

Twisted Tea Tailgate Party

Time: 11:00 a.m. – post game
Location: President’s Field – located adjacent to Raymond Field, Acadia University, Wolfville, N.S.

The official pre-game tailgate party, featuring live entertainment, food and beverage vendors and activities for all ages! Accessible with a game ticket only.

11:00 – 11:40 a.m. Christine Campbell + Blake Johnston
11:45 – 12:35 p.m. Pineo + Loeb DJ/Live Set
12:45 – 2:15 p.m. Dave Sampson
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.– Post Game, Bakers Duzen


Touchdown Atlantic

Kickoff: 3:00 p.m. AT
Location: Raymond Field, Acadia University – Wolfville, N.S.

The Toronto Argonauts take on the Saskatchewan Roughriders in Nova Scotia’s first-ever CFL regular-season game!


Grey Cup 109 Party Headquarters

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Location: Argyle Street overlooking Parade Square (downtown Halifax) 1841 Argyle St, Halifax N.S.

The 109th Grey Cup will be hosted in Regina on November 20 and to kickstart the celebrations, the Riders, Argos and Atlantic Schooners will join forces to host fans at the East Coast’s biggest block party, featuring nightly entertainment and food trucks offering East Coast specialties and more! Free to attend. 19+.

6:15 – 7:00 p.m. Tevon Tynes Band
7:15 – 8:15 p.m. Eclectic Revival (Schooners House Band)
8:15 – 8:45 p.m. Local DJ
8:45 – 10:15 p.m. The Stanfields
10:15 – 11:00 p.m. Live DJ


Family Friendly Activations

Free for all ages to attend, join the CFL for family friendly activities in Parade Square, downtown Halifax! There will be face painters, balloon artists, a special appearance from the Grey Cup and current and alumni Argos and Riders players stopping by for autographs.

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Location: Parade Square (Downtown Halifax) 1841 Argyle St, Halifax N.S.


Touchdown Atlantic Watch Party in Partnership with the City of Halifax

Join football fans in Parade Square and watch the Touchdown Atlantic game LIVE on the big screen. Free for fans of all ages. Please bring your own seating/blanket/lawn chairs, as seating will not be provided.

Time: 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Location: Parade Square, Downtown Halifax
1841 Argyle St, Halifax N.S.

Downtown Halifax

Following the conclusion of the game, fans are encouraged to head back to downtown Halifax to partake in Grey Cup 109 Party Headquarters, open until 11:00 p.m., featuring live entertainment, food trucks and more! Free to attend. 19+.