Get ready, Saskatchewan: it’s officially time to Bring it to the Heartland!

Wednesday is packed with high-energy celebrations as the Grey Cup makes its way from Saskatoon – then south along Highway 11 – to Regina for the FREE SiriusXM Kickoff Party.

Here’s how to Make the Most of Wednesday:

Pancake Breakfast presented by Cameco

7:30 – 9:30 a.m. | Prairieland Park | FREE

Rise and shine in Saskatoon with a free pancake breakfast presented by Cameco at Prairieland Park!

Get into the Grey Cup Festival spirit and enjoy performances from the Saskatchewan Roughrider Cheer Team, Rider Flo Dance Team and the Creeland Dancers.

The free event runs 7:30-9:00 a.m. in Hall B and is open to the first 500 people who sign up. Tickets are almost all allocated, so register online today!


Purolator Highway 11 Cup Run

11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. | Highway 11 | FREE

Be a part of the excitement as the Grey Cup leaves the Purolator Distribution Centre in Saskatoon at 11:30 a.m. and makes its way to Regina!

The Purolator Highway 11 Cup Run will stop in Davidson (1:45 p.m.), Chamberlain (2:35 p.m.) and Lumsden (3:15 p.m.).  All local times are approximate due to highway and driving conditions.

Follow along on the 2022 Grey Cup Festival social channels and tune into 620 CKRM for a LIVE broadcast of the trophy’s journey through the heartland.


SiriusXM Kickoff Party

5:00-10:00 p.m. | Mosaic Village: Viterra International Trade Centre | FREE, ONE-TIME ONLY

Welcome the Grey Cup to Regina and enjoy a live concert at the free, all-ages SiriusXM Kickoff Party from 5-10 p.m. inside Mosaic Village.

Eight-time Juno Award-winning artist Colin James headlines the event to open the festival in his home province.

The SiriusXM Kickoff Party is your only chance to enjoy Riderville for free before it becomes a 19+ ticketed event.


Digital Zone presented by SaskTel

6:00-9:00 p.m. | Mosaic Village: Viterra International Trade Centre | FREE

Be one of the first to check out the free Digital Zone presented by SaskTel inside Mosaic Village.

Go head-to-head in esports, snap an augmented reality pic with your favourite CFL star or play virtual reality dodgeball. Find out more here.

This family-friendly area is free throughout the festival and also runs Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Get a jump on what’s happening Thursday by checking out the 2022 Grey Cup Festival schedule and map, and plan your free shuttle ride to the site today.