10 things to do at the Grey Cup Festival today: Wednesday, November 20

Nov 20 2019, 8:57 am

Today marks the first day of Calgary’s four-day-long festival leading up to CFL’s biggest game, so make sure to check out a few of these fun events!

Tim Hortons Kick-Off Party

What: Dave Kelly will be hosting a 45-minute-long show that will see the arrival of the Grey Cup, special guests, music, artists, CFL alumni, and much more!

When: Wednesday, November 20
Time: 6 to 7 pm
Where: Big Four Roadhouse
Admission: Free

Nissan Titan Street Festival

What: The Stampede Park will be ground zero for Grey Cup celebrations all week long, with plenty of exciting experiences, entertainment, and adult beverages available.

When: November 20 to November 23
Time: Wednesday: 6:30 to 9:30 pm
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday: 9:30 am to 9:30 pm
Where: Stampede Park
Admission: Free

Jiffy Lube Tube Slide

What: Check out a FREE tube slide at the Nissan Titan Street Festival from Wednesday to Saturday, with three lanes of high-speed fun down a 169-foot-long slope.

When: November 20 to November 23
Time: Wednesday: 6:30 to 9:30 pm; Thursday, Friday, and Saturday: 9:30 am to 9:30 pm
Where: Stampede Park
Admission: Free

ATCO Stratosphere

What: Walk into a 60-foot-high dome with 360-degree video projection — that’s 7x larger than an IMAX screen.

When: November 20 to November 23
Time: Wednesday: 6:30 to 9:30 pm; Thursday, Friday, and Saturday: 9:30 am to 3:30 pm
Where: Stampede Park
Admission: Free

The Dungarees at TD Outdoor Stage

What: There will be plenty of live music being performed at the TD Outdoor Stage throughout the week, with The Dungarees kicking off the fun at 8 pm on Wednesday.

When: Wednesday, November 20
Time: 8 pm
Where: Lot 3 Stampede Park
Admission: Free

Grey Cup Merchandise Store

What: Pick up your official Grey Cup merch at the BMO Centre at any point throughout the festivities to make sure you’ve got a souvenir to take home.

When: November 20 to November 23
Time: Wednesday: 6:30 to 9:30 pm; Thursday, Friday, and Saturday: 9:30 am to 9:30 pm
Where: 20 Roundup Way
Admission: Free — unless you buy something

Grey Cup Food Hall

What: Grab a bite to eat while enjoying the festivities by heading over to the lower level of the Big Four Roadhouse.

When: November 20 to November 23
Time: Wednesday: 6:30 to 9:30 pm; Thursday, Friday, and Saturday: 11:00 am to 9:30 pm
Where: Hall A, BMO Centre
Admission: Free

Indoor Family Zone

What: Bring the kids over to Hall A for 50,000 sq. ft. of family friendly fun, including a toddler area, a mini turf, an obstacle course, and much more.

When: November 20 to November 23
Time: Wednesday: 6:30 to 9:30 pm; Thursday, Friday, and Saturday: 9:30 am to 9:30 pm
Where: Big Four Roadhouse
Admission: Free

United Rentals Grey Cup Festival 50/50 Program

What: Don’t forget to snag some 50/50 tickets for the chance to win big and support the Stampeders Foundation.

When: November 20 to 23
Time: 6 to 11:59 pm

Grey Cup Festival Fireworks presented by CN

What: End the night off with a literal bang with a spectacular fireworks display at 9 pm each night of the festival.

When: November 20 to 23
Time: 9 pm
Where: Lot 3, Stampede Park
Admission: Free