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2024 Calgary Bluesfest

A week full of events culminate in four unforgettable days & nights of non-stop music on MainStage at Millennium Park, followed by the nightly Twilight Blues dance parties.
Long live the blues!
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Are you Travelling to the Festival?

Check out the special rate at our host hotel! Ramada Plaza Downtown (708 8 Ave SW)

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Calling?  Mention this booking code:  080124CAL_001

Need help with travel?
Get in touch with our favourite travel agent!
Brenda Rasmussen
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403-701-2277
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How Can I Get To The Site?

Millennium Park is across the street from the Kerby Centre West LRT station. Remember, if you drive you can park anywhere downtown and take the LRT free in the downtown core!

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.

Wanting to bike or walk? Calgary has an extensive network of pathways for walking and biking, including the pathway along the south shore of the Bow River, just two blocks from us. We provide bike racks, so be sure to bring your lock.

During festival hours, the Calgary Bluesfest main gate 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 (Kerby Centre is for festival pass holders only).

Can Children Come?

Yes! Calgary Bluesfest is a family friendly event. Children 12 & under have free admission.

Should any child become separated from their caregiver, please advise the nearest security team member, who will escort the child to where the 50/50 is located. The child will remain with team members until their caregiver is located.

* Twilight Blues dance parties are ages 18+

Food & Beverage

There will be a tasty selection of local cuisine offered by our Food Trucks, plus alcohol and non-alcohol beverages available. You may bring your own snacks but you will not be permitted to bring your own alcohol on site.

Arts Market

Stroll through our colourful arts market and shop for locally handcrafted items. Our artisans are local and regional and bring a wide variety of beautiful arts and crafts to the festival.

Can I Buy Merch?

Find Calgary Bluesfest headline artist recordings, festival souvenirs and more in our festival merchandise tent. Artists will visit this area to sign autographs after their Mainstage performances.

ATMS

We will be providing ATMs for cash, should you run out or need to top off.  You’ll need cash for the bar and festival/artist merchandise.

Handicapped Access

Millennium Park is a wheelchair friendly venue. There will be a safe drop-off zone for handicapped (must be marked vehicles). To access, enter the parking lot at 825 11th St. SW just south of Mewata Armory. The Kerby Centre is also wheelchair friendly.

First Aid

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 sign near the festival merchandise store.

Festival Chairs

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.

Pets

Please leave your pets at home, they are not permitted on the festival site

Greening the Site

Calgary Bluesfest continues to reduce its environmental footprint. Please use the many recycling and compost bins available on site. Bring your water bottles, there will be refill stations on site for fresh water.

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