Always centered around the third Saturday in August.
August 17 – 19, 2017
August 16 – 18, 2018
Thursday – Olympic Plaza at 12:00 noon, Cornerstone Music Cafe at 7:00 pm
Friday and Saturday – Shaw Millennium Park, 1220 – 9 Avenue SW, Calgary
This 10 acre park is on the site of the old Mewata Stadium and immediately west of the historic Mewata Armoury.
Enter the Festival site at the NE corner of Shaw Millennium Park at the corner of 7th Avenue and 11th Street SW.
Walk, ride, drive…. Parking is limited. The site is at the DT West / Kerby LRT station. There is a bicycle lock up area.
Friday – 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Saturday – 12:00 noon – 9:30 pm
Yes, please fill in our volunteer application form.
Please fill in our vendor application form.
Great! We would love to have you as one of our partners. Please visit our sponsorship page for more information.
Please check our Performer page and schedule. We encourage you to buy tickets not just to go see one act, but to experience the full Festival of music, food and crafts.
Applications are accepted from November – February each year.
Once the line up is announced in May tickets will be on sale. Check out the tickets page for more information. Tickets will be sold on Evenbrite and at various ticket outlets in Calgary.
Print your ticket and bring it with you to the Festival to be scanned on entry.
Bring your mobile device with the ticket barcode ready to be scanned for entry.
No, you do not need to arrive together. Tickets are based on how many you ordered, each with different bar codes. Each ticket is scanned for one individual, so as long as each guest has a ticket with a barcode, access will be guaranteed.
Yes. We do encourage you to buy advance tickets and take advantage of lower pricing.
NO. Tickets are non-refundable. The Festival takes place rain or shine.
Yes, just keep your wristband on.
Yes. Backpacks, bags, purses may be subject to search.
Yes, the festival site does have some Shaw Go WiFi areas.
Yes, there will be food vendors onsite with food items available for purchase. Payment methods are cash, debit or credit card.
Yes, there will be an 18+ Village Brewery beer garden accessible to all patrons with personal identification verifying legal drinking age. No minors will be allowed into the beer garden. Alcohol purchased in the beer garden will not be allowed to leave the beer garden area. DO NOT bring your own alcohol. It will be confiscated.
Friday: 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Saturday: 12:00 noon – 9:30 pm
The park is all on street-level with no stairs required to enter. The park is mostly grass. There will be wheelchair accessible washrooms onsite.
You may park in any designated City or other parking enforcement lot in the surrounding area and follow all parking regulations within that lot. The parking lot south of the Mewata Armory building will not be open to public parking.
We recommend taking public transit or riding your bicycle.
Festival chairs and blankets are allowed. A festival chair is defined as a chair with legs shorter than 8 inches. Please respect the other audience members. Tents are not allowed.
Yes, however we do encourage you to support the various food vendors that will be on site. Outside alcohol is not allowed. Coolers are not allowed.
Yes, the Festival is all ages. There is an 18+ beer garden and patrons will be required to show legal identification in order to access this area.
Yes. On Saturday the Kidz Zone runs from 12:00 noon – 7:00 pm
Only small point and shoot cameras or personal smartphone cameras will be allowed. No professional photography or video recording will be allowed. Please respect the performers and the audience when taking photos.
Photographers and videographers will be on site to record promotional footage.
The Festival will take place rain or shine. Extreme inclement weather (thundershowers) may cause a delay on timing. Please check weather reports to ensure you are prepared to enjoy the Festival.
Dancing Shoes, blanket, festival chair, small umbrellas, small digital or disposable camera, sunglasses, hat, sunscreen, valid photo ID card for the beer garden (18+), cash.
Bad attitude, framed or large backpacks, knives/weapons of any kind, cooler, tent or large umbrella, video camera, audio recording device, professional camera (changeable lenses), pets, drugs/drug paraphernalia, laser pointers, skateboard, alcohol, unauthorized promotional material.
No. Service dogs are the only exception.
No. You can leave it in the bike lock up area.
Drop us a line at crfinfo@ReggaeFest.ca