Accessibility

Accessibility Information

MAIN FESTIVAL SITE

Public Transportation

  • Busses 2 blocks away on Whyte Ave. LRT station 15 minute walk from grounds, or connecting busses from LRT station to whyte ave

Accessible Parking

  • Street parking with curb cut sidewalk surrounding grounds
  • Paid parking lot immediately next to grounds
  • Bike lock ups available on whyte ave, and most side street surrounding grounds, and next to the Strathcona library

Moving Around the Festival Site + Beer Gardens

  • Slightly uneven concrete within and around beer gardens
  • Uneven grass and dirt on site
  • 4’ entrance to Beer Gardens and 32” clearance between table rows.
  • Service table 3’ high

Washroom Access

  • Non-gendered port-o-pottys on site
  • Accessible port-o-potty also available

VENUES

VENUE 1 | The Glass Washrooms

Backstage Theatre
10330 84 Avenue, back alley entrance

  • Slightly uneven pavement outside venue
  • Wheelchair accessible, no power doors
  • Performance in small space with many bodies
  • Gendered washrooms

VENUE 2 | Accent Lounge
8223 104 St

  • Difficult accessibility to people with mobility aids
  • Bathroom downstairs (16 steps)
  • Seating available, but limited
  • Gendered Washrooms
  • Ambient (street) noise

VENUE 3 | Alleyway – The Three Ladies
104 St between 82 + 83 Ave

  • Wheelchair/walking aid accessible
  • Seating available
  • Outdoor venue. Shaded, but open to inclement weather
  • Ambient (street) noise

VENUE 4 | Commercial Hotel
10329 82 Ave

  • Non Wheelchair accessible
  • Non power doors w/ 3.5 inch lip into lobby
  • 48 steps up to room
  • Limited seating, likelihood of audience standing for much of performance
  • Allergy Alert : Smoke smell in hallways and room
  • Heat Warning : Small room w/ many bodies for duration of performance
  • Gender inclusive washrooms

VENUE 5 | Rollie Miles Athletic Field
10357-10599 University Ave

  • Parking on north side of field (no curb cuts)
  • Bus : Routes 52 + 54 stop near 76 Ave and 105 St
  • Shaded area, outdoors (bring bug spray, appropriate clothing), little ambient noise
  • Seating will be available
  • Directions: Closest entrance to park is at 76 Ave and 105 st, next to the Queen Alexandra Community League sign. Follow the red gravel path, which becomes the paved concrete path, all the way to the black + white mural on the north side of the bleachers

VENUE 6 | Junque Cellar
10442 82 Ave

  • 14 steps into shop
  • Narrow pathways (narrowest 24”)
  • Seating available for performance
  • Allergy Alert : Strong smells (specifically incense)

VENUE 7 | Wee Book Inn
10310 82 Ave

  • Limited Seating Available
  • Non – Wheelchair accessible, 26 steps up to performer
  • Allergy Alert : Cat living in book shop

VENUE 8 | Productive Time Apartment
#1, 9111 99 St

  • 11 steps into apartment
  • Seating available, mostly floor seating with some couches and chairs

VENUE 9 | Northern Light Theatre Building Roof
10816 82 Ave

  • 24 Steps up to rooftop, non-accessible to wheelchair users and walking aid users.
  • Heights warning : the show takes place on a rooftop patio 3 floors up
  • Seating and shade available

VENUE 10 | W.C. Tubby Bateman Park
9730 88 Avenue

  • Allergy alert : Performance is outdoors in the forest. Pollen, mosquitos, bees, and other nature elements present
  • Uneven ground/trails. Possible muddy tracks.
  • No seating available, with minimal rest stops throughout performance
  • Accessible by transit. Take the 4, exit at 88 ave & 99 street.

VENUE 11 | Knox Evangelical Church Basement
8403 104 Street

  • Non wheelchair accessible
  • Seating available