Get Ready Toronto!
— Tailgating and Concerts to Kickoff Grey Cup Sunday –
– Joel Plaskett Emergency to perform at Grey Cup VIP Warm-Up party at Muzik –
Toronto, ON — (October 28, 2016) — The 2016 Grey Cup Festival Committee announced today its gameday line up to get fans ready before the 104th Grey Cup presented by Shaw at BMO Field on Sunday, November 27. Headlining the pregame line-up is the Nissan Titan Tailgate Party – the largest tailgate party ever to take place in the City of Toronto.
In addition to tailgating, fans can also enjoy Grey Cup fun at the Budweiser Game Day Fan Zone and an exclusive VIP Grey Cup Warm-Up Party at Muzik featuring Joel Plaskett Emergency.
Exhibition Place and Ontario Place will host all Grey Cup Festival’s pregame events.
“The tailgate experience outside of BMO Field was amazing all year and we can’t wait to take it to a whole new level on Grey Cup Sunday,” says Sara Moore, Chief Operating Officer of the 2016 Grey Cup Festival. “Exhibition Place is going to be packed with fans and we have a full day of Grey Cup celebrations ready for them.”
Nissan Titan Tailgate
The best tailgate experience in Canada will be taken to whole new level on Grey Cup Sunday. The Toronto Argonauts have extended their hugely popular pre-game tailgate party to accommodate 600 cars – almost three times more than during the season.
Fans can tailgate at their car in a licensed area where they will be able to purchase ice-cold beer and drinks for $4.00 and bring their own BBQ to create a pre-game meal as well as play games and socialize with other fans hours before kickoff. Tailgaters can expect appearances from CFL players, alumni, cheer teams and other special guests.\
Walkup fans will also have access to the Nissan Titan Tailgate.1
Nissan adds to the excitement by giving away a one-year lease on a Nissan Titan during the pregame festivities. Parking lot passes for Grey Cup Sunday can be purchased for $40. Walkup passes can be purchased for $10 at the gates. The Nissan Titan Tailgate Party opens at Noon ET.
Toronto Argonaut season seat holders have an exclusive window to purchase tickets to the Nissan Titan Tailgate starting Friday, October 28 at Noon ET until Monday, October 31st at 11:59am when they go on-sale to the general public.
Budweiser GameDay FanZone
Fans can bring their A-Game to the Budweiser Gameday Fan Zone! The “go-to” destination before the game features non-stop beats from DJ Conor Cutz and a must-see special Grey Cup performance by hit Toronto cover band Dwayne Gretzky.
Dwayne Gretzky features Toronto’s top musicians, including members of July Talk, Born Ruffians along with some very special surprise guests, playing classic hit songs to get fans pumped for the game.
Located minutes away from BMO Field, the Budweiser GameDay Fan Zone takes place at the Barracks at the foot of Hotel X.
A fully licensed event with food vendors, admission to the Budweiser GameDay Fan Zone is only $10.
Toronto Argonaut season seat holders have an exclusive window to purchase tickets to the Budweiser GameDay FanZone starting today at Noon ET until Monday, October 31st at 11:59am when they go on-sale to the general public.
VIP Grey Cup Warm-Up Party
The ultimate place to be seen on Grey Cup Sunday is the VIP Grey Cup Warm-Up Party at Muzik – one of North America’s hottest and most prestigious venues conveniently located minutes from BMO Field. Fans can warm up for the game in style with food and drinks from the city’s top caterers. The VIP Warm-Up features an exclusive live performance by award-winning artist Joel Plaskett Emergency.
Tickets for the VIP Grey Cup Warm-Up Party can be purchased for $175 at GreyCupFestival.ca. Doors open at 1 p.m.ET.
Tickets for Grey Cup Festival presented by Shaw events can be purchased at GreyCupFestival.ca. The three-day Festival leading up to the 104th Grey Cup presented by Shaw at BMO Field kicks off on Thursday, November 24.