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City, Stakeholders Create ‘Event Day Plan’ for New Stadium

February 28, 2012 2:51 PM | News

Investors Group Field (HANDOUT)

The City of Winnipeg and its partners in the new football stadium at the University of Manitoba have spent the last three months creating an event day strategy for when Investors Group Field opens on July 26.

Officials from the city, U of M, Winnipeg Blue Bombers and BBB Stadium Incorporated created the plan to address all aspects of event days at the stadium to ensure a successful time for fans, residents and members of the university community.

Details of the plan will be provided directly to residents at the community-organized meetings, as well as to the university community at several open houses.

Representatives from all parties will be available at the locations below to hear views from the community:

Saturday, March 3
Canad Inn Fort Garry, 1824 Pembina Highway (Ambassador A), 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Monday, March 5
Canad Inn Garden City, 2100 McPhillips Street (Ambassador A), 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Tuesday, March 6
Access Transcona, 845 Regent Avenue West – Room 163, 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Wednesday, March 7
Sturgeon Heights Community Centre, 210 Rita Street, 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Thursday, March 8
Bronx Park Community Centre, 720 Henderson Highway – HobNobs Cafe, 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.