Stampeders Game Themes
THEME: IT’S FINALLY JUNE!
The off-season wait is over and we can finally stop asking “Is it June yet?!” Don’t miss out on your first chance to see the Red and White back in action in 2018! On Friday, June 1 at 7 p.m. , bring your crew down to McMahon Stadium to watch the Stamps crush the Lions in a pre-season matchup and help kick off another great season.
THEME: HOME OPENER
Welcome back to OUR HOUSE! The Stampeders kick off the 2018 regular season with our Home Opener, presented by Tim Hortons. Round up your friends and family and come down to McMahon Stadium on Saturday, June 16 at 5 p.m. as the Stamps show the Tiger-Cats what home-field advantage is all about.
THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL FT. JAMES BARKER BAND AT HALFTIME
It’s a special edition of Thursday Night Football, presented by TELUS! Come down to McMahon Stadium on Thursday, June 28 at 7 p.m. to watch the Stamps take on the RedBlacks. Join us as we celebrate the unique game of Canadian football in the lead-up to Canada Day weekend. Plus, don’t miss out on our exciting halftime show, the 2018 JUNO Award-winning James Barker Band! Their debut EP “Game On” has accumulated over 30 million streams, five top-10 hits at Canadian country radio and three gold-certified singles. Get ready to dance the night away with us, Stamps fans!
THEME: FAN APPRECIATION
We’re privileged with the loudest and most passionate fans in the CFL and we want to say THANK YOU at our Fan Appreciation game, presented by Purolator. Join us on Saturday, July 21 at 7 p.m. as the Stamps take on the Alouettes at McMahon Stadium. Make sure to stay in your seats at halftime to enjoy musical entertainment from the Dueling Pianos! Plus, help tackle hunger! Fans are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items or cash donations to the game in support of the Calgary Food Bank as part of the Purolator Tackle Hunger program. In return fans will have the opportunity to have their photo taken with the Grey Cup. Arrive early for a FREE pre-game tailgate party from 4-7 p.m. at McMahon Stadium’s GridIron Gardens with live music, beer gardens, player autographs and tons of games and giveaways.
THEME: LEGACY NIGHT
Join us on Saturday, Aug. 4 at 7 p.m. as we celebrate the history of Stampeders football and honor Stampeders alumni at our Legacy Night game, presented by First Calgary Financial. The Stamps will host the BC Lions at McMahon Stadium and fans are encouraged to wear their retro Stamps gear and old-school jerseys for the chance to win great prizes throughout the game! Plus, arrive early for a FREE pre-game tailgate party from 4-7 p.m. at McMahon Stadium’s GridIron Gardens with live music, beer gardens, player autographs and tons of games and giveaways.
THEME: FAMILY DAY
Round up the family and come down to McMahon Stadium on Saturday, Aug. 25 at 1:30 p.m. to watch the Stamps take on the Blue Bombers at our Family Day game, presented by TELUS. Make sure to arrive early for a FREE pre-game family tailgate party on the South Practice Field at McMahon, where kids of all ages can meet TV characters including Chase & Marshall from Paw Patrol, Michelangelo & Raphael from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, SpongeBob SquarePants and Dora the Explorer! There will also be interactive inflatables, airbrush tattoos, music, food trucks and more! We will also be honouring the CFL’s Diversity Is Strength program at this game as we embrace the multicultural fabric of our country. Plus, don’t miss the adorable Little Miss Outrider performance at halftime.
THEME: LABOUR DAY CLASSIC
It’s the most anticipated game of the season – the Labour Day Classic! Join us on Monday, Sept. 3 at 1 p.m. as the Stamps host the Eskimos at McMahon Stadium. We will be giving a huge salute to the Canadian Armed Forces and honouring members of the military throughout the game. Plus, make sure to look up in the sky prior to kickoff as the Royal Canadian Air Forces conducts a special flypast! Help pack OUR HOUSE in red and white for this historic annual game.
THEME: LIGHT UP THE NIGHT
Football, Friday Night Lights and Fireworks…. what more can we say?! On Friday, Sept. 28 at 7 p.m., come down to McMahon Stadium to cheer on the Stamps as we take on the Argos at our Light Up The Night game, presented by RE/MAX. Make sure to stay in your seats for an incredible fireworks display set to a soundtrack of great tunes!
The Stampeders’ dedication to the fight against women’s cancers continues once again this year at our annual PinkPower game presented by Mayfair Diagnostics. Join us on Saturday, Oct. 13 at 6 p.m. when the Stamps take on the BC Lions at McMahon Stadium. As part of the PinkPower initiative, limited–edition pink merchandise will be available for sale at the game for $20 per item with all proceeds going to the Canadian Cancer Society.
THEME: ROCK & RED NIGHT
Get ready to ROCK your RED, Stamps fans! The Stamps host the Riders at McMahon on Saturday, Oct. 20 at 5 p.m. for Rock & Red Night presented by New West Truck Centres. We’ll be playing rock music throughout the game and giving away a Harley-Davidson at halftime! Tonight’s game also marks the signature Jerseys Off Our Backs event as fans in attendance will be chosen at random to win an authentic game-worn Stampeders jersey and meet their selected player on the field after the game. Plus, help us share the warmth this winter! Fans are encouraged to bring new or gently used winter coats to the game in support of The Salvation Army Coat Drive, supported by Q107.