Shaw Millenium Park
How to Get There
Shaw Millennium Park is located at 1220 - 9 Ave. S.W., on the west side of downtown.
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Street and pay parking are within easy walking distance to the festival site. Drop off passengers in west lane of 11th Street (heading south). There is no parking on site.
Shaw Millenium Park is across the street from the Downtown Kerby Centre West station. Remember, if you drive you can park anywhere downtown and take the LRT free in the downtown core!
The Bow river's south bike/pedestrian pathway is just two blocks north of the festival site.
Calgary Bluesfest Box Office is located on the south end of the park, on 9th Ave SW. The Kerby Centre, where our Twilight Blues Series takes place, is across the road from the festival site at 1133 7 Ave SW
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.
Stroll through our colourful arts market and shop for locally handcrafted items and drop by the Calgary Bluesfest merchandise tent for festival souvenirs.
Calgary Bluesfest Record Tent
Find Calgary Bluesfest headline artist recordings and more in our festival record tent. Artists will visit this area to sign autographs after their Mainstage performances.
There will be ATM's on site. Please note Calgary Bluesfest is a cash only venue.
Shaw Millenium Park is a wheelchair friendly venue. There will be a safe drop-off zone for handicapped (must be marked vehicles). To access, enter parking lot on 11th St. SW just south of Mewata Armory.
Look for the Red Cross on the First Aid tent, it will be manned by St. John's Ambulance volunteers.
Information / Lost Persons
For festival information and a safe haven for those separated from their caregivers, look for the info/lost persons tent.
You may bring your festival chairs to sit on, please ensure the legs are 12" or less or you will be asked to move to the back of the park.
Food & Drink
There will be a host of choices for food and drink on site. You may bring your own snacks on site but alcohol will not be permitted.
Please leave your pets at home, they are not permitted on the festival site.
Greening Up the Site
Calgary Bluesfest would like to reduce it's environmental footprint. Please use the many recycling bins available on the site and bring your water bottles, there will be refill stations on site for fresh water.