FAQs

Hopefully some of these questions will help plan your trip!

HOW MUCH DOES THE FESTIVAL COST TO ATTEND?

It’s FREE!!!

 

You can enjoy World Class Blues performances in a great Urban Setting FREE!

 

Our Thursday Night Fundraising Concert is the only ticketed event. Tickets are available here.

 

You can also contribute to the success and sustainability of the Festival by donating at one of our donation stations.

WHERE CAN I STAY OVERNIGHT?

Visit our Plan Your Visit page for all your options available throughout the area, or complete a quick Kitchener area search.

IS THERE SPONSOR SEATING?

There are sponsor areas at the YNC Stage at City Hall and the OLG Clocktower Stage: Tickets are not sold. They are part of sponsorship packages and provided to sponsors as part of their benefits. If you want to learn more about sponsorship opportunities please contact us. Raise your company’s visibility with over 140,000 visitors. Email sponsor@kitchenerbluesfest.com to take advantage of a range of customized opportunities available to you!

GOLD TICKETS FOR THE THURSDAY EVENING CONCERT

TD Kitchener Blues Festival GOLD Tickets for the Thursday Concert are available HERE.

All GOLD Ticket purchasers will enjoy the best assigned seats in the front section of the OLG Clocktower tent and separate cash bars for the largest concert event at the Festival Thursday. Thursday Concert GOLD seat purchasers will also receive complimentary food service for this Concert.

Each GOLD ticket purchaser will receive a PASS that will enable them to re-enter this area at the OLG Clocktower stage for the Friday, Saturday and Sunday free admission performances. Seating during the free admission performances is NOT assigned and is LIMITED. All licensed areas including the Gold pass and Sponsor areas are subject to licensed capacities.

WHAT KIND OF SEATING IS THERE AT THE FESTIVAL?

Seating is available on a first come first served bases, other than the reserved GOLD seating provided at the Thursday Concert. You are welcome to bring your own portable folding chairs to the festival. For your safety and convenience there will be designated portable folding chair seating areas at each of our 3 major stage locations.

WHAT ABOUT PARKING?

Check out this LINK for Parking in Kitchener.

FESTIVAL ACCESSIBILITY?

Persons requiring accessibility requirements should contact us via email at info@kitchenerbluesfest.com.  Support persons require a full priced ticket for admission.

INTRODUCING BIKECHECK – IT’S LIKE A COAT CHECK, ONLY FOR YOUR BIKE!

When you ride your bike to an event with Bikecheck, you can hand your bike to one of our attendants and then go enjoy the event without having to worry about your bike!  All bikes must be picked up within a half hour of the end of the event.

Our Bikecheck location is in Victoria Park close to the Clocktower. Look for the signs.