Festival Info + faq

The Info Booth - located on the Festival Square

Friday Night, Saturday & Sunday All Day | 93 St & 118 Ave

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Head over to the Info Booth (93 St & 118 Ave) for festival guides, first aid, lost & found and Alberta Avenue restaurant maps. While you're there you can pick up some great Kaleido merchandise. We will be selling festival musicians’ CDs and merch, The Carrot Arts Comunity Coffeehouse mugs, and much more. 

For washroom locations, please see the festival site map.

Festival FAQs

Festival Dates and Times

Friday, September 15  •  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday, September 16*   Noon – 12:30 am
*Pancake Breakfast at 10:00 am
Sunday, September 17   Noon – 6:00 pm

Please check performance schedules for details.

Rain Or Shine

Our festival carries on whether rain or shine. Bring clothing for outdoor and indoor fun, in case of inclement weather, head to the Info Booth.

Festival Entrances

Enter the festival from any direction. It’s free-flow pedestrian traffic.

Tickets? FREE!

Kaleido Family Arts Festival is FREE! Please donate what you can at the colourful donation tubes on site.

All Ages?

Yes. All ages. Performances are G rated unless otherwise noted in the program.

ATMs?

There are two ATMs on site. Ask the info booth for locations.

Food

Be our guest! Try local Alberta Avenue restaurants, bistros and festival food trucks on festival grounds from 90 – 94 streets.

First Aid

For all medical emergencies, please go to the Info Booth (located on the Festival Square – 93 St & 118 Ave) where a First Aid professional will be contacted.

Smoking

We are a no smoking site! Smoking is not permitted in any place on the festival grounds where people gather. This includes all seating areas, line-ups, beer garden, family areas, dance areas, etc. If you smoke, please go to the side street of 91 St and 118 Ave. Please pinch and pocket your butts.


Programming may be subject to change due to weather of unforseen circumstances. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. 

PARKING

Please see the parking section on the Location page for vehicular parking. Bicycle parking is available on 118 Ave.

FAMILY BEER GARDENS

We love the fact that our festival site feels like a family gathering and celebration. We even made our beer gardens a family space! Please enjoy your cold beverage as your little friend next to you enjoys their Grizzly Paw root beer. Please be respectful of the patrons in this space.

LOST ITEMS

All lost items will be deposited at the Info Booth. If something has been lost and not claimed after festival, please contact The Carrot Community Arts Coffeehouse (call 780-471-1580 or email carrot.operations@gmail.com) before September 30. All items not claimed by this date will be donated to The Bissell Centre Thrift Shoppe.

LOST KIDS

In the case of a lost child, please contact any festival personnel or security for immediate assistance. Lost children will be cared for by festival staff. Please head over to the Info Booth (93 St & 118 Ave) for further assistance.

WHAT TO BRING:

  • Clothing for the weather (warmer clothes for the evening and possible rain gear)

  • Comfortable footwear

  • Sunscreen, hat, etc.

  • Water bottle

KEEP IT CLEAN / REMEMBER YOUR NEIGHBOURS

Please dispose of garbage and recyclables in their appropriate places, including cigarette butts. Kaleido Family Arts Festival is a community arts festival. Please be mindful that our festival is planted in the Alberta Avenue District. Be neighbourly and respectful of our neighbours as you walk back and forth throughout our community – residential & commercial. Please obey City of Edmonton bylaw signs. 


Please be aware that as you enter the festival grounds, you give us permission to capture your likeness through photography and videography for festival advertising usage.