HALIFAX-DARTMOUTH PRESENTS - Canada Day 2017

WHERE IS IT HELD?
This years Canada Day Concert is being held on the Halifax Common

DO I NEED TICKETS?
No, this event is completely free for admission and tickets are not needed. All you have to do is show up! If you want to experience the 19+ Molson Zone there is a $5 fee that goes towards the cost of Tents, Fence, separate washrooms and staff for your service.

WHERE CAN I FIND A MAP AND SCHEDULE?
We will be making a map and schedule of performances available on our site and Official Event Page closer to the event date. “Like” HFX Civic Events on Facebook to stay in the loop.

WHERE CAN I VIEW THE FIREWORKS?
This years’ fireworks are taking place from multiple launch zones on the Halifax Commons and surrounding area. Attendees of the Canada Day Concert will have a perfect view of the Fireworks. Don’t want to partake in the concert? Don’t worry, we will have a dedicated firework viewing zone on the Emera Oval Green Space.

CAN I BRING MY CHAIR TO THE CONCERT?
Foldable chairs are permitted on the commons for the Canada Day Concert within dedicated zones. Look out for signage on site to see where is best to set up your chair and enjoy the show! The Emera Oval Green Space is approved as well as the Green Space behind the Oval Permanent Washroom Facility.

ARE BAG CHECKS IN EFFECT?
Yes, bag checks will be in effect. If you plan on attending the concert section of the event please leave bags at home unless absolutely necessary for medical reasons. This will speed up any lines. We will also have Express lines for those who don’t have bags. Bag check lines will have a waiting period.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?
Show your pride and throw on your red and white, but remember to pack and dress for the occasion. Keep an eye on weather forecasts and come prepared with Hat, Sunscreen, and Sunglasses to avoid heat related illness. We recommend wearing closed top shoes rather than sandals in the instance of rain/muddy weather. Show your pride and throw on your red and white! It’s Canada Day!

IS THIS AN ACCESSIBLE EVENT?
Yes, most of the Halifax Commons Is easily accessible by wheelchair, with accessible viewing points set up for the Canada Day Concert. Have questions or concerns? Let us know how we can accommodate you at downiec@halifax.ca.

WHERE DO I GO IF I NEED MEDICAL ATTENTION?
If you are not feeling yourself, please visit our medical tent or talk to one of our roaming medical teams. They are here to help, no matter what the issue is. Security, police and event staff are on site to guide you as well. The Medical tent will be well lit and accessible directly behind the 19+ Area.

IS THE CANADA DAY CONCERT ALL AGES?
Yes, the Canada Day Concert on the Halifax Commons is an All Ages event with a licenced 19+ zone (I.D. Required). If you are under 16 years old we recommend a parent or legal guardian attend with you.

TRANSPORTATION
Plan your trip to and from the Halifax Commons. There are numerous transportation options available including a FREE Shuttle to and from the grounds via multiple pick-up sites and FREE Ferry Service provided by Halifax Transit on July 1st. For more information visit HRMCanadaDay.ca

WHERE DO I PARK?
Parking will be extremely limited around the Halifax Commons on July 1st. We Recommend finding alternate transportation such as one of the FREE Shuttles or Ferry provided by Halifax Transit.

CAN I BRING MY DOG?
Due to the expected turnout, loud music and fireworks, only certified service dogs are recommended at the Canada Day 2017 concert. Feel free to bring your furry friend to the Family Fun Fest between 12-4pm, but pets will not be permitted on-site during the concert.

ARE FOOD/BEVERAGES AVAILIBLE ON SITE?
Yes! This year we are including a Food Truck Rally with the NS Food Truck Association. Enjoy a variety of food and some special Canada themed items curated just for July 1st. The tastes of Canada and around the world will be available. Water stations will be available as well as bottled water for sale at vending areas. 19+ zone will also feature food and water options.

ARE THERE ATM’S ON THE CONCERT GROUNDS?
Yes, there will be ATMs placed throughout the Halifax Commons for the Canada Day Concert.

MERCHANDISE
A range of artist merchandise will be sold on site. Look for the merchandise tent on the Commons during concert hours!

CAN I BRING WATER?
You may bring an empty water bottle with you on site. Feel free to fill up and stay hydrated by using the FREE water fill stations provided by Halifax Water Commission.

CAN I BRING MY CAMERA?
Concert attendees are welcome to take photos for non-commercial use. It is important that you respect other audience members when doing so. Flash is not permitted.

LOST AND FOUND
You can bring any lost items to the First Aid Tent. Also if you have lost an item email downiec@halifax.ca and he will have a list of items submitted July 2.




 
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