The biggest party in Canadian football is coming to Vancouver, and is shaping up to be the biggest and best Grey Cup Festival Vancouver has ever hosted! The festivities begin on Wednesday, November 26th leading up to the big game on Sunday, November 30th.
This year’s Grey Cup Festival is filled with family-oriented events and activities to get the whole family in the spirit of the game: everything from live concerts, football activities, meet and greets and of course, a parade!
Some of the top family-friendly events include:
Nissan Family Zone 11am-7pm daily at Jack Pooled Plaza – Daily family friendly events including Canadian Forces Bomb Truck, face painting etc.
CN Safety Zone (in the Nissan Family Zone) learn how to throw the pigskin, appearances by alumni
Canadian Forces Obstacle Course.
TELUS Street Festival – daily food trucks, interactive games and giveaways
Save-On-Foods Grey Cup Festival Parade – Start: 10:00am at Smithe & Hornby /Finish: 12:00pm at Dunsmuir & Granville.
Winding through the streets of downtown Vancouver, the parade will be a celebration of Canadian football, spirit, and the coveted Grey Cup will make an appearance! It promises to be an event filled with floats, marching bands, smiles, and fun. Get ready to ROAR on the Shore starting at 10am!
Canadian Direct Insurance Stage – daily family friendly performers and cultural programming
102nd Grey Cup Championship Game
Cheerleader Extravaganza – see all the team’s cheerleaders and dance teams perform at the Vancouver Convention Centre in a FREE family friendly event
Calgary Grey Cup Committee Pancake Breakfast – free pancake breakfast from 11:00am-1:00pm Thurs + Fri on the PlayNow.com Main Stage
CFL Alumni Autograph Sessions – daily in the Vancouver Convention Centre from 11:00pm – 7:00pm
GREY CUP FESTIVAL FAMILY FUN GIVEAWAY
This giveaway has a value of over $950! it includes:
Family Set of Official Grey Cup Festival Apparel ($250 value)
4 VIP spots to the Grey Cup Parade (including breakfast) ($400 value)
2 VIP Red Truck Lager Tailgate Concert Series passes (for the grown ups) ($300 value)
Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for a child (aged 6-14) to be in the one of the VIP Vehicles in theSave-on-Foods Grey Cup Festival Parade!
Click here to enter! Good luck!