The Redblacks-Alouettes rivalry may be rather new by CFL standards, but that doesn’t mean you won’t find a hard fought contest when these two square off. If you want to see a good game of CFL football, then there are few better than a Redblacks-Alouettes game.
The NHL rivalry between the Ottawa and Toronto is an intense one, and it’s no different when it comes to the CFL. There is always a lot of bragging rights on the line when these two Ontario-based rivals square off, so don’t miss it when the Redblacks take on the Argonauts.
Redblacks Tailgate Guide
A Redblacks game at TD Place Stadium is home to an excellent tailgating experience filled with lots to see and do. Those of you who are looking to get the traditional tailgating experience will without a doubt want to check out the #RNation Pre-Game Tailgate Party. The party is home to everything you could want in a tailgate party including beer, barbecue, and live music. Don’t worry though if the bar scene is more your thing as the Local Pub and Eatery is also home to a tailgate party as well meaning you’ll find lots of Redblacks fans at the nearby bars before the game.
In addition to plenty of places to party, the Redblacks pregame festivities also include a Kids Zone. At the Kids Zone, you’ll find a variety of kids activities including face painting and inflatables making it the perfect place to take the kids before the game.
Finally, make sure to snap a picture with the Frank Clair Statue before the game and to see all Lansdowne Park has to offer. Lansdowne Park features basketball courts, a skate park, a horticulture building, and much more giving you plenty to see and do before the game starts.
You’ll have a fun time tailgating before a Redblacks game as there is a lot to see and do nearby no matter how mild or wild you’re looking to tailgate.
Those of you bringing the kids to the game will want to stop by the Kids Zone located in the Event Square. The Kids Zone is home to inflatables, face painting, and more making it the perfect place for kids before the game.
Lansdowne Park is located right next to TD Place Stadium and is an excellent place to spend an afternoon. The park is home to the Aberdeen Pavilion, a horticulture building, kids play area, basketball courts, and much more.
Where to tailgate
#RNation Pre-Game Tailgate Party If you’re looking to tailgate before the game, then you can’t beat the #RNation Pre-Game Tailgate Party. Located in the Budweiser King Club, the #RNation Pre-Game Tailgate Party is where you’ll find live music, brews, and BBQ before the game.
Local Pub and EateryThose of you who prefer the bar scene over the traditional tailgate scene will want to stop by the Local Pub and Eatery before the game. Here you’ll find lots of Redblacks fans and plenty to drink, so stop on by for a good time.
Redblacks Stadium Guide
The Ottawa Redblacks may be the newest team in the CFL, but they’ve managed to build up quite the following since entering the league a few years ago. Redblacks fans are among the most passionate in the league, and it shows on game days as you’ll find the stands packed with Redblacks fans on game days. The fans here live and die with the team and all throughout the game you’ll be serenaded with their cheers. It also doesn’t hurt that the team has gone to two straight Grey Cups meaning you’ll get to see one of the best teams in the league when attending a Redblacks game.
In addition to the fantastic fan support and the quality team on the field, you’ll also see lots of pageantry at Redblacks games. The Redblacks and their fans are already making their mark with popular traditions such as the cutting of the Redblacks wood cookie following every touchdown. The cheer and dance team is also a must-see part of any Redblacks games, and no young fan can pass up the opportunity to get a high five from the team’s mascot, Big Joe.
Finally, you won’t have to worry about leaving a Redblacks game empty-handed as not only is TD Place Stadium home to a fantastic team shop you’ll also be treated to giveaways at every game. Whether you want a Redblacks foam finger, bumper sticker, jersey, cap, or just about anything you’ll find one here at TD Place Stadium.
You’ll have an incredible time at a Redblacks game as the team’s recent success, and the city’s love for their team make it an unforgettable experience.
The Subaru Log Cabin is located in the west end zone and is the perfect place to take in the game. The Log Cabin provides you with not only an incredible view of all the action on the field but also food and beverages as well. There are few better ways to watch the game than from the Log Cabin, so reserve your spot today.
Throughout the season, the Redblacks give away a lot of great swag. Arrive early, so you don’t miss out on your chance to pick up a Redblacks flag, bumper sticker, or whatever the giveaway is for this weeks game.
No trip to TD Place Stadium is complete without picking up some Redblacks gear from the team shop. The team shop is home to a wide variety of merchandise including jerseys, shirts, caps, and much more.
After every Redblacks touchdown, a wood cookie is cut from a log in celebration. Don’t miss the touchdown celebration as it’s one of the unique parts of a Redblacks game and it works the crowd into a frenzy.
Don’t miss Big Joe when attending a Redblacks game. Big Joe is the official mascot of the Redblacks and is beloved by fans young and old. You never know what he’ll do next so keep an eye out for him at the game.