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The Beach Boys Headline Halftime in Toronto

Posted by Hannah Buehler on November 7, 2013 – 11:25 am

The Beach Boys white_group_8x10If you’re headed to the Bills vs. Falcons game December 1 at Rogers Center in Toronto, put on your dancing shoes!

World famous rock sensations The Beach Boys will be headlining halftime this year.

You can see them live, and be part of the action by purchasing tickets at Bills in Toronto. 
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With just 25 days until kick off, Rogers Media 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 BillsinToronto.com, at Rogers Centre, by calling 416-341-1440 or by visiting ticketmaster.ca.

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: http://www.nfl.com/allclear


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