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 venue schedules, first aid, and lost & found. While you're there you can pick up some great Kaleido merchandise. We will be selling festival musicians’ CDs and merch, The Carrot Arts Community Coffeehouse mugs, and much more.
For washroom locations, please see the festival site map.
Festival Dates and Times
Friday, September 13 • 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Saturday, September 14* • Noon – 12:30 am
*Pancake Breakfast at 10:00 am
Sunday, September 15• 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.
Enter the festival from any direction. It’s free-flow pedestrian traffic.
Kaleido Family Arts Festival is FREE! Please donate what you can at the colourful donation tubes on site.
Yes. All ages. Performances are G rated unless otherwise noted.
There are two ATMs on site. Ask the Info Booth for locations.
Be our guest! Try local Alberta Avenue restaurants, bistros, and festival food trucks on festival grounds from 90 – 95 street.
For all medical emergencies, please go to the Hodson Hall (9210 - 118 Ave) where a First Aid professional will be contacted.
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.
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.
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 (email@example.com) before September 30. All items not claimed by this date will be donated to The Bissell Centre Thrift Shoppe.
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)
Sunscreen, hat, etc.
Water bottle (*potable water available on site)
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.
Are pets permitted on site?
Yes! On leash and outdoor only. Please pick up after your pet.
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.