Grey Cup 2023
Hamilton is ready to welcome Canada's most iconic sporting event along with fans from coast to coast at the Canadian Football League's 110th Grey Cup at Tim Hortons Field on Sunday, November 19th. We're celebrating with a whole walkable festival, so starting Thursday, November 16th, head down to Fan Central on James Street North to enjoy over 40 free concerts, food, art, Christmas market, and football-themed activities.
2023 GREY CUP FESTIVAL: BUILT IN THE HAMMER
Thursday, November 16th to Saturday, November 18th
Fan Central on James Street North: over 40 free concerts, food, and art as well as football-themed activities at the Canadian Armed Forces Fan Zone inside the John Weir Foote Armoury and the Telus Kick for Good Courtyard.
Thursday, November 16: Community Race to the Cup presented by FirstOntario Credit Union, 10:30am – 12:00, partnership with Around the Bay Road Race, Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board, and Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board, 1km race from Gage Park to Tim Hortons Field for 2,000 students
Saturday, November 18: Grey Cup Santa Claus Parade at 11am
Game day: Sunday, November 19th @ 6pm
- 2:00PM - 6:00PM, The Caretaker's Gameday Warmup hosted by the TigerTown Council presented by Cooper Equipment Rentals. Live performance by Dwayne Gretzky, food provided by Hamilton's own Jonny Blonde catering company, pre-game destination for CFL players and Alumni.
- Green Day at the Twisted Tea Halftime Show