Things You Should Know

Festival hours 2014:

Saturday, June 7 Kick-off                   12:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Thursday, June 12                              6:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Friday, June 13                                   12:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Saturday, June 14                              12:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Sunday, June 15                                 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm

 

  • We are a very green festival and have aggressive waste diversion goals.  Help us our by putting your waste in the proper receptacle and support our Eco Team volunteers who sort all garbage bags by hand!
  • Water bottle refilling - as part of our Simply Green initiatives, please bring your refillable bottle or buy one onsite at the Festival and use our convenient and free water-refilling station. 
  • Bikes - Ride your bike down! Please dismount when you get to the Festival and lock it up on the street or check in at our secure Bike Corral located behind the Waterfront Hotel. 
  • Parking is limited Downtown -- Try our Shuttle Program from the Fairview GO Station.
  • Security – all visitors are advised not to bring glass bottles/weapons-knives/alcohol to the Festival. All visitors are subject to search and if any items are found are subject to removal from the Festival and arrest by legal authorities.
  • Privacy - As the Festival is a public event, for promotion and security we will be taking pictures and video.
  • City of Burlington Parks are smoke-free.
  • Accessibility - Our staff and volunteers are aware of accessibility and vulnerable people policies. For questions or concerns please contact us at accessible_vulnerable@soundofmusic.ca. If you require assistance or have any questions regarding accessibility while at the Festival, please inquire at the main Welcome Centre.
  • Weather – This is an outdoor event and subject to weather conditions.  Under severe weather i.e. lightning, the show will cease and the park will be evacuated. You may need a jacket at night and bring sunscreen for day.
  • Pets - Please do not bring your pets. We all love them however the heat, the crowds, the food, potentially other dogs are all factors that are not good for your pets.