Calgary is home to some of the best tailgating in the CFL, so come prepared to experience tailgating at its best when attending a Stampeders game. Stampeders fans have a long history of tailgating, and it shows as everywhere you look you’ll see fans grilling out and downing beers with fellow fans. The parking lot outside McMahon Stadium is a sea of red and black, so don’t hesitate to join in on the fun.
Part of what makes tailgating at McMahon Stadium so great is the fact the team not only condones it but encourages it. As a result, a strong culture of tailgating can be found here making it one of the top tailgating destinations in all of Canada.
If you’re not looking to go through the hassle of setting up your own tailgate, you can take part in the Fan Zone. The Fan Zone is home to the Tailgate Grill food truck making it the perfect place to grab a bite to eat before heading into the stadium. You can also take part in a variety of activities at the Fan Zone as well, so make sure to check it out.
Whether you want to dive head first into the Stampeders tailgating scene or just want to grab a bite to eat before the game, you’ll have an excellent time tailgating at McMahon Stadium.
Giant Stampeders Logo
Don’t miss the big Stampeders logo on the stadium facade. Get a picture with the logo during your visit as it makes for a nice keepsake from your trip.
Where to tailgate
McMahon Stadium Parking LotAll you have to do to get into the tailgating spirit at McMahon Stadium is pull up and park. Everywhere you look, you’ll see fellow Stampeders fans tailgating and have a good time, so just fire up the grill and break out the coolers to take part in the pre-game festivities.
CFL Horsemen TailgateIf you want to meet some of the most diehard Stampeders tailgaters, then make sure to check out the CFL Horsemen Tailgate. The fans here are very friendly and love to talk ball. Head on over with some beers or food to share and join the conversation.