Tiger-Cats Gameday Experience

Attending a Ticats game is WAY more than just touchdowns and tackles. Your game ticket grants you access to these social spaces and memorable experiences, fun for the entire family!

Learn more about the Tiger-Cats game experience below.

The Stipley

The official pregame gathering spot for Ticats fans. Enjoy a frosty beverage and a Saltlick sandwich at Canada’s largest outdoor bar, located in the shadow of the Tiger-Cats Touchdown Whistle. Now fully accessible 360° around with a live cover band each game!

Stripes' Jungle, pres. Findlay Law

Your little ones will love to climb, slide and play at Stripes’ Jungle playground. Located in the Findlay Family Zone, Stripes Jungle is also home to Stripes, T.C. and the rest of our mascots. The cost of admission is a high-five!

Craft Gardens

Step outside your comfort zone and treat yourself to something different at Craft Gardens! Taco lovers will flock to La Balsama taco stand and local craft beer aficionados will enjoy Bench Brewing’s hoppy offerings.

Coors Banquet Bar

Come for the football, stay for the country music! Cowboy hats and jean shorts are the norm at Coors Banquet Bar – Tim Hortons Field’s own country and Top 40 bar. Two-step to whatever our live DJ is spinning while you watch the game on one of eight flat screen TV’s.

Families on the Field, pres. by The Brick

After each and every game, bring the family down to the turf and blow off some steam! Play tag, take photos, soak it all in and enjoy some quality time. Truly one of the coolest and most unique experiences on game day!

Coors Light Patio

Picture a sports bar situated in the end zone directly underneath Canada’s largest, outdoor videoboard. You’ll be hard pressed to find a cooler vantage point to take in the game with friends!

Tiger-Cats Shop

Looking to build out your Black & Gold wardrobe? The Tiger-Cats Shop flagship store, located at Tim Hortons Field, is your one-stop destination for all things Ticats featuring the latest styles from Adidas, New Era, ’47 Brand, Level Wear and much more!

The Canadian Football Hall of Fame on Club Level

Tim Hortons Field is the new home of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame! Explore over 30,000 artifacts and almost 300 Hall of Fame busts in 10,000 square feet of climate controlled Club Level space. Open to Club Level ticket holders during the game, and everyone with a game ticket, 20 minutes after the final whistle.

Important Stadium Info

Stadium Map

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STADIUM ADDRESS – 64 Melrose Ave. N., Hamilton, L8L 0C3

From Burlington (via QEW Niagara)

  • Take Highway 403 W. towards Hamilton/Brantford
  • Keep left and continue onto Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW) towards Niagara/East Hamilton/Fort Erie.
  • Take exit 90 for Nikola Tesla Blvd.
  • Keep left at the fork and merge onto Nikola Tesla Blvd.
  • Turn left onto Gage Ave. N.
  • Turn right onto Cannon St. E.
  • Continue to Tim Hortons Field

From Burlington (via Highway 403)

  • Take Highway 403 W. towards Hamilton/Brantford
  • Keep right and continue on Highway 403 W. towards Hamilton/Brantford
  • Take Main St. exit and merge onto Main St. W. (heading east)
  • Turn Left onto Sherman Ave. S.
  • Turn right onto Cannon St. E.
  • Continue to Tim Hortons Field

From Niagara Falls and St. Catharines

  • Head west towards Hamilton/Toronto on the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW)
  • Take exit 90 and merge onto Nikola Tesla Blvd.
  • Turn left onto Gage Ave. N.
  • Turn right onto Cannon St. E.
  • Continue to Tim Hortons Field

From Brantford/Cambridge

  • Take Highway 403 E. towards Hamilton
  • Take Main St. exit and merge onto Main St. W. (heading east)
  • Continue on Main St. to Sherman Ave. S.
  • Turn left onto Sherman Ave. S.
  • Turn right onto Cannon St. E.
  • Continue to Tim Hortons Field

From Guelph/Kitchener/Waterloo

  • Follow Highway 6 S. to Highway 403 W. towards Hamilton
  • Take Main St exit and merge onto Main St. W. (heading east)
  • Continue on Main St. to Sherman Ave. S.
  • Turn left onto Sherman Ave. S.
  • Turn right onto Cannon St. E.
  • Continue to Tim Hortons Field

HSR Ticket to Ride


Ticket to Ride Program

Tiger-Cats fans can board HSR vehicles free of charge with a valid game ticket!

Express Shuttles

In addition to regularly scheduled HSR service, there will be Express Shuttle services from three different locations. The shuttle will travel to and from Tim Hortons Field for all Tiger-Cats home games (including post-season). The locations allow Ticats fans to utilize “Park and Ride” lots. They are:

  1. Lime Ridge Mall – southeast corner of the parking lot (parallel with Limeridge Road along the southerly border of the parking lot)
  2. Eastgate Square – southwest corner of the mall parking lot (corner of Queenston Road and Kenora Avenue)
  3. University Plaza – Transit terminal platform, easternmost bus stop (route 10 bus stop)

Please note: the King/Hughson shuttle buses will not operate this year. However, the frequency has been increased on the University Plaza shuttle buses which will stop at Main and John on the way to Tim Hortons Field.

Tiger-Cats Express timelines

To the game

  • First trip departs the three locations two hours prior to the game start time.
  • Last trip departs the three locations 30 minutes prior to game start time.
  • At least two vehicles will be allocated to each of the routes and depart at least every 30 minutes. The time interval between the two shuttles traveling in the same direction will depend on the travel time required to and from Tim Hortons Field.

From the game

  • First trip back to the three park & ride locations departs approximately 15 minutes after the game has ended.
  • The pickup and drop off location for Tim Hortons Field will be modified for 2017. All shuttles will now drop off passengers westbound on Cannon Street, in front of the stadium concourse in between Balsam Avenue North and Melrose Avenue North. In order from west to east:
    • Lime Ridge Mall – closest to Melrose Avenue
    • University Plaza – at centre of stadium concourse
    • Eastgate Square – closest to Balsam Avenue


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Guest Experience Rules

Tim Hortons Field and its staff are committed to providing a safe, comfortable and enjoyable experience for all guests. It is expected that guests respect and abide by venue rules and regulations at all times.

To ensure our events are safe and secure, our guests will enjoy their experience free of the following:

  • Smoking within the confines of the stadium.
  • Foul/abusive language or actions.
  • Obscene gestures.
  • Violence, fighting, taunting, threatening remarks and gestures.
  • Throwing objects of any kind.
  • Inappropriate displays of affection.
  • Excessive intoxication and/or impairment.
  • Any behaviour that inhibits another guest’s enjoyment.

Smoking Policy

Smoking is NOT permitted within Tim Hortons Field or on City of Hamilton property. This includes the use of e-cigarettes and vaporizers. Guests may exit the facility after the 1st quarter through RedTag.ca Gate 4 or Telus Gate 5, which are both located at the north corners of the stadium. Guests must have their ticket for re-entry. Please follow the directions of Police, Security, or any Guest Experience team member and present your ticket when asked.

Failure to abide by any rules or regulations is grounds for ejection from the stadium without refund.

Tim Hortons Field thanks all of our guests for their cooperation and understanding.

Prohibited Items

For the safety and security of all guests and employees the following items are not permitted inside Tim Hortons Field. As well, all individuals and belongings are subject to be searched.

Prohibited items include:

  • Weapons or replicas of any kind that includes, but is not limited to: guns, firearms, ammunition, stun guns, self-defence sprays, fuels, torches, lighter fluid, bats, brass knuckles, batons, martial art weapons, knives, razor blades, box cutters, scissors and tools.
  • Explosives, aerosols and fireworks of any kind that includes, but is not limited to: flares, smoke bombs, incendiary devices and pyrotechnics.
  • Bags of any kind larger than 14″ x 14″ x 6″ are prohibited. Please note there is no on-site check-in or storage.
  • Outside alcohol.
  • Illegal drugs, illicit substances or prescription narcotics in non-labelled containers.
  • All tobacco and cannabis related products must be concealed within their package while inside the stadium. Including vaporizers and e-cigarettes.
  • Full size umbrellas with points. Collapsible umbrellas are permitted.
  • Professional camera equipment that includes, but is not limited to: cameras with lenses longer than 3” (detachable or non-detachable), video cameras and the use of video capable devices such as GoPro as well as tripods, selfie sticks, telescopic or similar devices.
  • Items intended to create an optical distraction (laser pointing devices).
  • Aerosol cans or noise making devices, whistles, musical instruments, powered megaphones, air horns.
  • Flag poles/sticks are allowed in the venue IF they do not exceed 4ft in length. Flags and banners exceeding 5ft x 5ft are not permitted unless they are pre-approved by venue staff*.
  • All outside food and beverage**.
  • No coolers, glass/metal bottles, or cans of any kind; thermoses/plastic bottles exceeding 1L are also prohibited (exceptions will be made based on extreme heat conditions).
  • Projectiles including, but not limited to: balls, balloons, frisbees and hula hoops.
  • Non-service animals.
  • Seat cushions larger than 15” x 15”.
  • Rollerblades, skateboards, hover boards, scooters, bicycles*** and baby strollers****.
  • Drones (unmanned aircraft systems) or other model aircraft.
  • Inappropriate attire or signage including, but not limited to: profane language, obscene graphics and gang affiliations.
  • Headwear or clothing that may impede the view of other guests.
  • Wall affixations.
  • Unapproved pamphlets, handouts and advertisements.

Tim Hortons Field staff reserve the sole discretion to deny access for any item(s) deemed disruptive and/or a safety concern. Tim Hortons Field staff also reserve the right to prohibit any additional items deemed dangerous or inappropriate. These items are subject to change at any time.

Any guest in possession of any prohibited item(s) will be asked to return the item(s) to their car, check the item(s) at a Guest Services Desk, or dispose of the item(s) in a garbage bin. Guests that refuse to comply may be denied access into or ejected from the stadium and may be subject to arrest. Tim Hortons Field staff reserve the right to handle each occurrence on a case-by-case basis. Possession of any item(s) while inside the stadium which endangers the safety of others, as determined by Tim Hortons Field staff in their reasonable discretion, will, result in immediate ejection from the stadium.

Other events such as concerts and other sporting events may have additional prohibited items or a different camera policy. For more information about this and our prohibited items list, *please contact the Guest Experience Department at 905-547-2287 ext. 250.

**Guests with medical issues that require special exemptions for outside food and beverage are asked to please contact the Guest Experience Department (905-547-2287 ext. 250 or customerservice@ticats.ca ) at least one week prior to a game or event.

***Strollers or wheelchairs can be stored at any Guest Services location. These items are not permitted in general seating areas. Collapsible strollers that can fit under seats and clear of aisle ways are permitted in the stands.

****Bicycles can be locked on the bike racks outside Pioneer Gate 1.

All Access Cards

We’ve spent the offseason working on enhancing our rewards card program, and we’re excited to share the details with you! Introducing the 2018 mobile Season Seat Holder All Access card – the newest and easiest way to manage, track and redeem your rewards dollars on game day at Tim Hortons Field and at the Tiger-Cats Shop.


  •  Rewards dollars and exclusive discounts – All in one place on your phone
    • Your mobile Season Seat Holder All Access card will feature your rewards dollar balance and provide you with your 15% off concessions and 10% off merchandise discounts. Please note, rewards balance and exclusive discounts only apply to Tiger-Cats home games.
  • Scan your mobile card at most points of sale around Tim Hortons Field
    • Mobile cards now accepted at popular stadium concession points and fan experience destinations such as: The Tiger-Cats Shop, Coors Banquet Bar, The Stipley, Craft Gardens, Canadian Club Bar, Pinty’s Pub & Grill and select temporary concession stands.
  • Check your rewards dollar balance at anytime
    • Your balance updates instantaneously. No more guessing how many dollars you have left on your card! Please note that your 2018 rewards card balance will expire on December 31, 2018.
  • Share concessions & merchandise discounts with your fellow ticket holders
    • As the primary account holder you will be in sole possession of the account’s rewards dollar balance. Additional ticket holders on your account can activate mobile cards and pair to their All Access accounts to take advantage of concessions and merchandise discounts.
  • Activate your card with one click – Activation details to follow!
    • To activate your card and receive your rewards dollars, your season tickets balance must be paid in full. A separate email with detailed instructions on how to activate your card will be sent to your inbox in the coming weeks. A Ticats All Access account is also required to activate your card. Don’t have an All Access account yet? Sign up for free at allaccess.ticats.ca.
  • Ticats All Access App – Coming Soon
    •  Later this month, we’ll be unveiling a brand new Ticats All Access app. The app will serve as a digital wallet for your mobile rewards card, in addition to content, games and contests. Stay tuned for more details!


Prefer a physical card? Physical rewards cards will be available to purchase for a service fee of $5 each. If you would prefer a physical card, please let your account representative know before May 18, or email rewards@ticats.ca. Cards will be available for pick up at our 1 Jarvis St. head office prior to May 31 and at the Box Office on June 1 at the preseason game

If you have any questions in the meantime, please do not hesitate to reach out to one of our customer service representatives at 905-547-2287 or rewards@ticats.ca.

Levy Restaurants

The Tiger-Cats are thrilled to announce that the team has selected Levy Restaurants, the leader in premium sports and entertainment dining, as the food and hospitality partner for Tim Hortons Field.

Partnering with Levy, the team will design a new, best-in-class fan experience, creating unique new dining spaces throughout the stadium, expanding menu options for all fans and bringing a new level of hospitality.

Levy Restaurants, founded in Chicago in 1978, is recognized as one of America’s fastest growing and most critically acclaimed restaurant companies, and is the leader in premium sports and entertainment dining. Levy was recently named one of the 10 most innovative companies in sports in the world by Fast Company magazine. The company’s diverse portfolio includes award-winning restaurants such as James Beard Award-winning Spiaggia in Chicago, Fulton’s Crab House, Portobello and Wolfgang Puck Grand Café at Walt Disney World Resort, renowned sports and entertainment venues like Wrigley Field in Chicago, Churchill Downs in Louisville, STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, and American Airlines Arena in Miami, and events including the Super Bowl, World Series, U. S. Open, Kentucky Derby, NHL and NBA All-Star Games and the GRAMMY® Awards.

For details, visit www.levyrestaurants.com.


50/50 at Tim Hortons Field


A 50/50 draw is a lottery for which 50% of the ticket revenue generated goes to the winning ticket holder and 50% goes to the benefiting charity.

In 2018, The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have again partnered with the Hamilton Bulldogs Foundation to bring electronic 50/50 to Tim Hortons Field.

By participating in the 50/50 program, our fans will be helping to raise proceeds to benefit charitable partners throughout Tigertown, including Tim Horton Children’s Foundation, TigerTown PlayAction football teams, Hamilton Bulldogs Foundation and other worthwhile charitable causes.  At each event, we will make fans aware of the partner charity of the game.

For our 2018 games, ticket pricing will be 3 for $5, 10 for $10 and 60 for $20.

For a complete list of Rules and Regulations, click here.

Please play responsibly. Problem Gambling Helpline: 1-888-230-3505 or www.problemgamblinghelpline.ca.

Click here for a list of winning numbers.

Winning Numbers

If you have the winning number, call 905-547-2287 ext. 231 to claim your prize. The winner will have six (6) months to claim the prize, with proof of the winning ticket.


Ticket selling locations around the stadium

You will be able to locate 50/50 Sellers at the following locations during each event. Please note, tickets will be sold until 5 minutes before the end of the 3rd quarter and the winning number will be announced in the first break of the 4th quarter:

  • Pioneer Gate (Gate 1)
  • First Ontario Credit Union Gate (Gate 2)
  • Premium Seating Entrance (Gate 3) – Sellers available from when gates open until beginning of game
  • Redtag.ca Gate (Gate 4)
  • Telus Gate (Gate 5)
  • Suite Level – Sellers available just off elevators from beginning of game time
  • Club Level – Sellers available just off elevators inside belairdirect Champions Club from beginning of game time
  • Level 3, West Side – Sellers located across from Sections 103/102 and across from Sections 108/107
  • Level 6, West Side – Sellers available from beginning of game time
  • Level 2, East Side – Sellers located on concourse between 118-116 and between 114-112
  • Level 3, East Side – Sellers located on concourse across from stairs to 212/213 and across from stairs to 217-218