Details from the BC Government news release:
To support the 111th Grey Cup in Vancouver, the Province is providing $3.5 million for a six-day fan festival and to create legacy projects that will benefit the tourism sector and local communities.
The free six-day 2024 Grey Cup Festival will include a full schedule of activities and entertainment for locals, visitors and sports fans of all ages, helping attract visitors to the province for the 111th Grey Cup and boosting the tourism economy. The festival will showcase B.C. entertainers and feature a family zone and street festival, Indigenous and cultural displays, e-sports and flag football tournaments, as well as activities to inspire the next generation of CFL players and football fans.
Additionally, the funding will support legacy initiatives to share the power of sport with people and communities throughout B.C. This legacy could include activities that promote football and increase participation in sports by people of all ages.
Learn more and read the full government news release: https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2023TACS0047-001619
Ministry of Tourism, Arts, Culture and Sport
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