2009 Grey Cup Festival

2009 Grey Cup Festival

May 29, 2009 17:20 ET

2009 Grey Cup Festival: Media Release

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - May 29, 2009) - The 2009 Grey Cup Festival is pleased to announce details on the Grey Cup Championship and Festival Nov 26-29th, 2009. 2009 Grey Cup Festival Chairman Malcolm Kirk and President Greg Albrecht were on hand to unveil details on the event.

The Grey Cup Festival announced tickets for the 97th Grey Cup Game will be on sale to the public this Saturday, May 30th at 10:00 am through Ticketmaster, as well as at McMahon Stadium during the Calgary Stampeder Fan Fest event May 30th. To purchase tickets to the 97th annual Grey Cup visit www.ticketmaster.ca or call 403-777-0633. Calgary last hosted the CFL championship on November 26, 2000 when the B.C. Lions defeated the Montreal Alouettes. The 1975 and 1993 Grey Cups were also contested at McMahon Stadium.

The Grey Cup is Canada's largest professional sporting event. A celebration of sport and culture, the Grey Cup is uniquely Canadian and has a storied history and deep traditions. The 2009 Grey Cup Festival, "Canada's Game Calgary's Party", will be distinctly Canadian and showcase Calgary's famous western hospitality. For more information log onto www.2009greycupfestival.com.



2009 GREY CUP FESTIVAL SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

November 26th Grey Cup Festival Kick Off
November 26th CFL Player Awards Calgary TELUS Convention Centre
November 27th - 29th Olympic Plaza Family Festival Olympic Plaza
November 27th - 29th Stephen Avenue Block Party Stephen Avenue Mall
(8th Ave)
November 27th - 29th MOLSON CANADIAN Beer Garden Calgary TELUS
Convention Centre
November 28th CANADA SAFEWAY Grey Cup Downtown Calgary-
Festival Parade 9th Ave
November 28th SCOTIABANK Grey Cup Gala & Concert Pengrowth
Saddledome
November 29th Pre - Game Festivities McMahon Stadium
November 29th 97th Grey Cup Championship McMahon Stadium


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