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Calgary Midwinter Bluesfest

Ramada Hotel Downtown
Calgary Bluesfest Host Hotel
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The Blues Foundation

Shaw Millenium Park

How to Get There

Shaw Millennium Park is located at 1220 - 9 Ave. S.W., on the west side of downtown (southwest of the TELUS World of Science).

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Street and pay parking are within easy walking distance to the festival site. There will be a designated zone on the west lane of 11th Street (heading south) to allow for safe passenger drop-offs.


Shaw Millenium Park is a five minute walk from the end of the downtown C-Train (10th St SW station). Remember if you drive you can park anywhere downtown and take the LRT free in the downtown core!

Biking, Pedestrian

The river's south bike/pedestrian pathway is just a few blocks north of the festival site.


Shaw Millenium Park is wheelchair friendly. There is a handi-bus drop-off zone on the west lane of 11th Street (going south).

About the Venue

Food & Drink

There will be a wide selection of tasty choices from locally based concessions and a beer garden for those who wish to quaff a cool one.

Arts Market

Stroll through our colourful arts market and shop for locally handcrafted items and drop by the Calgary Bluesfest merchandise tent for festival souveniers.

Calgary Bluesfest Record Tent

Find Calgary Bluesfest headline artist recordings and more in our festival record tent.

First Aid

Look for the Red Cross on the First Aid tent, it will be manned by St. John's Ambulance volunteers.

Information / Lost Children

For festival information and a safe haven for children separated from their caregivers, look for the info/lost children tent.