Sled Island Festival

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Country and Region CanadaAlberta
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Festival Contact Information

Phone: +01 403-770-9698
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Festival Description

Sled Island is an event with many parts, where the majority of the festival program takes place in Calgary. There are music shows in many venues around town and a main outdoor site at Mewata Field. Art shows take place in galleries including the Glenbow, as well as movies and comedy shows. Apart from the main site there are more than 100 bands playing in churches, clubs, pubs, theaters and even the Science Center.

Festival Dates June 19 - 22, 2013
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Practical Info:

  • Mewata Field (main site)
    1220 9th Avenue SW
    Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • The main entrance is in the SE corner of the park (by the Armory parking lot on 9th Avenue and 11th SW).
  • The main site at Mewata Field is a general admission
  • An all ages event
  • There is no assigned seating
  • Food and beverages are available for purchase and there is a licensed Beer Garden for festival goers over 18, with a valid photo ID
  • Children 5 years and under get in for free
  • Bring short-legged chairs no higher than 6 inches, and an empty light weight bottle (the organizers discourage commercial bottled water—see Green Initiatives below)
  • You can gain access to the various shows around town by buying a Full Festival Pass.


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