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You’re Invited: 100th Grey Cup Festival Nov.15-25 & Cavalcade of Lights Nov.17, 2012

This video presents “100th Grey Cup Festival To Take Over Toronto!”:

The 100th Grey Cup Festival in Toronto in 2012 is:

  • an invitation to Canada, uniting Canadians from coast-to-coast-to-coast in Toronto for a ten-day, eleven-night festival
  • a national celebration encompassing over 50 events ranging from traditional team parties, galas and player awards to a football film festival and family fun zone at great venues including the Metro Toronto Convention Centre and Yonge-Dundas Square
  • complete with street closures, entertainment and activities
  • a sport and cultural celebration

Expected attendance and economic benefits the 100th Grey Cup festival will bring to Toronto:

  • 11 ticketed events with a possible maximum attendance of 119,000 people
  • Seven FREE events with a possible maximum attendance of 204,000 people
  • Eight hotel properties currently engaged throughout Toronto with more than 2,421 contracted room nights for festival and league operations
  • Estimated operational expenditures of $17 million
  • More than 4,500 accredited festival operations staff/vendor /volunteers
  • The 95th Grey Cup, held in Toronto in 2007, led to a net increase in economic activity for the city of $32.4 million, including $18.1 million in wages and salaries resulting from the event
  • Proceeds from some of the festival’s events will go towards the Huddle Up Bullying Prevention Program

The 100th Grey Cup Championship game will be the culmination of an 11-day festival running from November 15 to 25.

Please click on the following text to obtain info about the following FREE events of the 100th Grey Cup festival: