The Toronto Argonauts are the Ti-Cats archrivals, and the two teams have been squaring off on the gridiron since 1873. Only 51 miles separate Hamilton and Toronto meaning you’ll find plenty of both teams fans at these games helping create a fun and tense atmosphere. If you can only get to one game during the season, then make sure to be in attendance when the Ti-Cats come to town.
Montreal and Toronto have a fierce rivalry that extends beyond sports making any contest between Montreal and Toronto intense. The Als-Argos rivalry mirrors the rivalry between the two cities as well as the Canadiens and Maple Leafs making every matchup between these two a must-see.
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 Argonauts take on the Redblacks.
Argonauts Tailgate Guide
Tailgating is new to Argos games having just started last season following the team’s move to BMO Field. It may be in its infancy here, but that doesn’t mean you won’t have a fun time tailgating with your friends before the game. Everywhere you look, you’ll see Argos fans grilling out and throwing back some brews before the game.
If you want to set up a tailgate party, then make sure to get a Tailgate Parking Pass. The Tailgate Parking area is the only place that tailgating is allowed and is the perfect place to set up your tent, grill, coolers, and chairs. The one thing that is a bit of a bummer though is that you can’t bring your own alcohol but rather have to buy beer from the team at $4.00 a piece.
Those of you who aren’t looking to set up a tailgate, but still want to take part in the festivities will want to check out the Shipyard. The Shipyard is a fan festival area that offers everything you could want in a tailgating experience including food, drinks, and much more.
Tailgating is just getting started in Toronto, so come on out and be a part of the tradition from the beginning.
Stop by the Shipyard Fanfest before the game. At the Shipyard, you’ll be able to grab some food and drinks before the games and hang out with all your fellow Argos fans making it the perfect meeting spot before the game.
Where to tailgate
Tailgate ParkingIf you want to tailgate, then make sure to get a Tailgate Parking Pass. The Tailgate Parking area is the only place where you can tailgate before Argos games meaning if you want to tailgate before the game this is the place to do so. Here you’ll be able to purchase beer and set up your grill making it a great place to set up shop before the game.
Argonauts Stadium Guide
The Argonauts recently moved into the intimate BMO Field making going to an Argos game better than ever before. BMO Field provides a much more intimate atmosphere than Skydome putting you right on top of the action no matter where you’re sitting. There isn’t a bad seat in the house at BMO Field making every Argos game a great experience.
In addition to providing better views of the action on the field, BMO Field also creates a much more close knit and electric atmosphere than Skydome as well. You’ll be able to influence the action on the field like never before thanks to the smaller size of BMO Field, so even if you’ve been to an Argos game at Skydome, you’ll get a whole new experience when attending a game at BMO Field.
Finally, you’ll enjoy a variety of different in-game entertainment options when attending an Argos game. The Argonotes pep band does an incredible job of pumping up the crowd with their tunes throughout the game, and you won’t want to miss the impressive displays put on by the Argos cheerleaders. Younger fans will also love Jason as you never know what he’ll do next.
An Argos game is a great time for any CFL fan or Toronto sports fan, so come out to BMO Field and show your support for the Argos.
If you’re a soccer fan then make sure to check out the Toronto FC Wall of Honour. Toronto FC recently unveiled a Wall of Honour celebrating the club’s ten years of existence. The wall honors all of the best players in club history including Giovinco, De Rosario, Dichio, and much more. Stop by the Wall of Honour and remember all of your favorite Reds of the past.
BMO Field offers an incredible view of downtown Toronto from the west side. You’ll be able to get a clear view of the CN Tower and all of downtown if you have seats on the west side, so keep that in mind when planning your trip to BMO Field.
Enjoy the performance of the Argonotes throughout the game. The Argonotes pep band does a fantastic job of keeping the energy inside BMO Field at a fever pitch throughout the game, so make sure to enjoy their tunes.
The Argos cheerleaders put on quite the show at Argonauts games making them a can’t miss part of any game. These talented performers pull out all the stops to put on a good show, so don’t leave your seat when they take the field.