Rogers Media Goes Weekend Wild for Falcons vs. Bills, Nov. 30 – Dec. 1

– Beach Boys to headline halftime show of Falcons vs. Bills game at Rogers Centre, Dec. 1 –

– Chance to win two pairs of tickets for all-expense paid trip to Barbados during game –
– Pre-game Street Party hits Front St. and John St., Dec. 1 from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. –

– Game tickets still available at


TORONTO (November 7, 2013) – With just 25 days until kick off, Rogers Media today announced details of the NFL-style events leading up to and during the Atlanta Falcons vs. Buffalo Bills game on Sunday, Dec. 1 at 4 p.m. ET on City, Sportsnet, and Sportsnet 590 The FAN. The jam-packed celebrations include a weekend takeover of Yonge-Dundas Square and a pre-game street party – all culminating into an exciting halftime performance at Rogers Centre by the timeless, world-famous The Beach Boys.


“This year we’ve enhanced the Bills in Toronto to be more than just a one-day event, so that football fans in Canada can truly experience what the NFL has to offer, said Greg Albrecht, Executive Director, Bills in Toronto. “From community initiatives to pre-game entertainment, fans will be able to participate and celebrate the sport like never before.”



Weekend Festivities – Nov. 30 – Dec.1

  • Yonge-Dundas Square transforms into an NFL Football Festival, featuring live music, football-themed games, sponsor tents and giveaways, and special appearances by Buffalo Bills alumni, and the Buffalo Jills. Also, in support of the NFL’s Play 60 movement, and as part of Sports Day in Canada, ParticipACTION will take part in an afternoon of football drills and skills led by experienced instructors on Saturday, Nov. 30.


  • The football bash continues Sunday, Dec. 1 with an all-out pre-game street party from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. ET at the corner of Front Street and John Street, available free to everyone, including both game ticket holders and non-ticket holders. Fans will receive an NFL game-day experience with live music, including two-time Juno Award winning blues band Fathead and Canadian country music star Rob Carnegie, five of Toronto’s most popular food trucks, merchandise booths, games, prizes and much more. Fans can also enjoy a drink in the fully licensed and heated Beer Garden.


In-Game Festivities – Dec. 1

  • At the conclusion of the pre-game street party at 3:30 p.m. ET, all eyes shift to Rogers Centre, starting at 4 p.m.ET, where the celebrations continue throughout the game. This year, both U.S. and Canadian national anthems will be performed by a Breakfast Television contest winner (to be announced in the coming days), where this morning it was also announced that world-wide rock sensations The Beach Boys will headline this year’s halftime performance.


  • In addition to the halftime show, Bills in Toronto will be giving away two pairs of tickets for an all-expense paid trip to Barbados, presented by the Barbados Tourism Authority and Accra Beach Hotel, including flight, hotel and treks on the island.



Game Information

Tickets for the game can be purchased at, at Rogers Centre, by calling 416-341-1440 or by visiting


The Falcons vs. Bills game at Rogers Centre will air Sunday, Dec. 1 at 4 p.m. ET on City, Sportsnet, and Sportsnet 590 The FAN.

2013 NFL Stadium Bag Policy

This year, the NFL has enhanced its public safety policy to include the type of bag that can be brought into the stadium to provide a safer environment for fans.


In order to expedite entry into the stadium on game day, fans are encouraged to read the following on bag restrictions:


About Rogers Media Inc.
Rogers Media Inc., a division of Rogers Communications (TSX: RCI; NYSE: RCI), is a diversified leading Canadian media company that engages in television and radio broadcasting, publishing, digital, and sports entertainment. Rogers Broadcasting has 55 AM and FM radio stations across Canada; television properties include seven City stations, five OMNI multicultural television stations, Sportsnet (consisting of four regional channels and the nationally-distributed Sportsnet ONE, Sportsnet World, and Sportsnet 360), and The Shopping Channel, a televised and internet shopping service.  Rogers Publishing produces many well-known consumer and online magazines, such as Maclean’s, Chatelaine, L’actualité, Canadian Business, and is the leading publisher of a number of industry, medical and financial publications. Rogers Media’s suite of digital assets includes 90+ owned and 300+ premium partnership sites. Rogers Media Inc. owns Rogers Centre stadium, a year-round sports and entertainment facility, and the Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club.