Fan Information FAQ

When does the Grey Cup Festival 2019 presented by Shaw take place?
The 2019 Grey Cup Festival presented by Shaw will kick-off on the evening of Wednesday, November 20 and run through to game time on Sunday, November 24 in Calgary, Alberta.

Where will the 2019 Grey Cup Festival presented by Shaw be held? 
The majority of the Festival Events will be held at Stampede Park, November 20 – 23. Pre-game events on November 24th will take place outside McMahon Stadium.   Watch for updates on the location and times for each individual event.

How do I get to the 2019 Grey Cup Festival presented by Shaw?
All Festival sites are easily accessible via public transit (bus) and close-by C-Train stations (Calgary Transit’s Light Rail System).

Stampede Park is conveniently located just southeast of downtown Calgary. The C-Train is your best and quickest option. Board the Bridlewood Line from downtown and get off at the Victoria Park / Stampede stop. Limited, paid parking will be available on Stampede Park which can be accessed via two main entrances: Olympic Way or 14th Avenue SE.

Most Sunday Festival events will be happening on the grounds outside McMahon Stadium and is easily accessible via public transit (bus) and the close-by Banff Trail C-Train station.

For further information on Calgary Transit Service, please go to

When will the 107th Grey Cup Game presented by Shaw be played in 2019?
The 107th Grey Cup Championship game will be played on Sunday, November 24th, 2019 at McMahon Stadium. Doors open at 2:00 p.m., pre-show at 3:30 p.m., and kick off at 4:00 p.m. (all MST).

How can I get tickets to the 2019 Grey Cup Championship Game?
Tickets are on sale now. Visit

How do I become a volunteer for the 2019 Grey Cup Festival presented by Shaw?
Information on how you can participate in the Volunteer Program for the 2019 Grey Cup will be coming early May. If you have any questions, please email

How can I travel to Calgary to attend the 2019 Grey Cup Festival presented by Shaw?
All online ticket/hotel packages are independent of the Grey Cup Festival and Calgary Stampeders, and are purchased at your own risk. Be sure to call each hotel directly before making any purchases online. You can check out Tourism Calgary for more information

Is it better to stay downtown or out near McMahon Stadium?

Calgary has great hotel options in downtown and close to McMahon Stadium. Both easily accessed by the C-Train. Downtown is more convenient for getting to Stampede Park for the four-day Festival and gives you Calgary’s best options for dining, shopping, entertainment and culture.  Check out accommodation options at Tourism Calgary.

What am I allowed to bring into the Stadium with me?
For more information on McMahon Stadium policies, permitted and prohibited items, please visit, please refer to the online Calgary Stampeders FAQ.