Guide to Grey Cup Festival pre-game n...

November 23, 2013 8:22 PM

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Regina is buzzing with excitement leading up to the big game on Sunday as the 101st Grey Cup Festival has descended upon the city.

While there are many family-friendly opportunities to have fun such as Saturday’s Grey Cup Parade or the Telus Street Festival, here are some nighttime activities where the 19+ set can let loose during this historic celebration in Rider Nation.

Just because Atlantic Canada doesn’t currently have a CFL team, that doesn’t mean you can’t party Maritime-style with Louie the Lobster at the Grey Cup Festival. Highlights include a concert from the Mudmen, a jersey auction and more.

Sure, there are opportunities to celebrate plenty of CFL teams during the Grey Cup Festival, but Riderville is definitely the one to beat. With performances from several official cheerleader squads as well as country acts Alex Runions and Foxx Worthee, this is a chance to show the folks at Tiger Town how it’s done on the Prairies.

This event is an all-ages fundraiser for the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Museum, so you’ll probably want to keep it classy as you rub elbows with some of the greatest players the league has ever seen. Don’t miss the announcement of the 2014 Hall of Fame inductees.

Canadian rock stars the Barenaked Ladies are in town as part of the Molson Canadian Live Champion’s Concert Series. They are riding high off the release of their 12th studio album, Grinning Streak, and are sure to draw from their deep well of hits. Pinch me.

Who better to cap off the Grey Cup Festival in Saskatchewan than country superstars Big and Rich? Here’s hoping Cowboy Troy makes an appearance.


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