LONDON, March 3, 2023 – London proudly welcomes teams and fans from across Canada to the Forest City for the Canadian Men’s Curling Championships at the 2023 Tim Hortons Brier. The event takes place from March 3 to 12, 2023 at Budweiser Gardens and RBC Place London.
Tourism London has put together a list of resources for Brier fans and first-time London visitors with event related details and ideas on how to have the best experience while in town.
Located at 99 Dundas Street, Budweiser Gardens is host to all draws for the 2023 Tim Hortons Brier.
Competition starts as a round robin, with a playoff beginning at the end of the week, ending with the semi-finals and finals on Sunday, March 12. For the full draw schedule, visit: https://www.curling.ca/2023brier/draw/
Brier tickets are still available. Visit https://www.curling.ca/tickets/ or you can buy tickets at the Budweiser Gardens Gate 1 Box Office. Walk-up tickets are also available for purchase prior to each draw.
The entire event will be broadcasted live on TSN.
RBC Place London, located at 300 York Street, is home to the Brier's infamous Patch. The Patch is “Curling’s party place”, a social hall with bands, music, food and drink, games, live streams and other entertainment hosted each night during the event. Here are some highlights that you can expect to see at the patch this year:
• Daily autograph sessions from participating teams
• Artisan Market (Sunday, March 5 from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.)
• Cool Shots Curling Tournament (Tuesday, March 7 at 7 p.m.)
• College/University Pub Night (Wednesday, March 8)
• Country Western Day (Thursday, March 9 - all day)
• Canadiana Day (Saturday, March 11)
The Patch is free to the public and minors are permitted until 8 p.m. For more information, visit: www.curling.ca/2023brier/patch/
Parking and shuttles
Street parking and City of London parking lots are available for fans throughout the downtown core.
A free shuttle service is available between Budweiser Gardens and RBC Place London to help you get to and from the competition venue and the patch. For more information on the shuttle service and parking, visit: www.curling.ca/2023brier/original-16-patch-shuttle/