Countdown to 2018
Calgary Midwinter Bluesfest






Ramada Hotel Downtown
Calgary Bluesfest Host Hotel
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The Blues Foundation











GETTING THERE

Please consider environmentally-friendly forms of transportation such as car-pooling, drop-offs, walking or cycling.

Driving

Traveling west: Follow Bow Trail out of the downtown core and exit onto Pumphouse Avenue from the far right lane. Watch for the "Pumphouse Theatre" sign on right to exit.

Traveling east: Take the Pumphouse Avenue off-ramp from Bow Trail from the far right-hand lane. Watch for the "Pumphouse Theatre" sign on right to exit.

CLICK HERE to see a road map

City Transit

The #17 route runs east and west down 10th Ave. SW. and stops beside the marked crossing that goes over the railroad tracks (this is also a bike path) to arrive on the doorstep of the festival site. (5 to 10 minute walk)

Walking and Bicycling

Pumphouse Park is located on the south side of the Bow River at the junction of two of Calgary's extensive bike paths.


PARKING

Greyhound Bus Lines and G.S.L. Chev City have kindly offered the Calgary Bluesfest the use of their parking lots on 9th Ave (Pumphouse Avenue) for patrons of the festival.

Click here for new Festival Parking Info


There is limited street parking leading into the downtown core, where there are numerous public lots along 9th Avenue within approx. 10 minutes walking distance.

There is a bike path across the railroad tracks (adjacent to 9th Ave S) connecting 9th to 10th Avenues SW. There is loads of street parking within moments of the festival site on 10th Ave SW near this crossing. (approx. 5 mins. walk)

Check out the street parking across the Bow river on the north side near Memorial Drive, there's a walking bridge that spans the Bow and winds up on the doorstep of the festival site. (approx. 10 min. walk)

PLEASE BE CONSIDERATE OF OUR NEIGHBOURS - DON'T PARK IN FRONT OF RESIDENCES