Plan Your Day

Burnaby Blues Festival

Plan Your Day

Updated August 6, 2019


  • Early Bird Tickets: $50.00 +s/c – Sold Out
  • 4-pack Tickets: $200.00 + s/c
  • Single Tickets: $60.00 +s/c
  • Day of show tickets: $70.00 +s/c
  • Children 12 and under are FREE with an accompanying adult. Please call the box office 604-205-3000 to arrange complimentary tickets.

ROAD CLOSURES – Saturday, August 10

  • Deer Lake Ave – Eastbound (Deer Lake Parkway to Sperling Ave. ) – Closed
    • 11am -11pm
    • Excludes Buses
  • Deer Lake Avenue – Westbound (Sperling Ave. to Deer Lake Parkway) – Closed
    • 9pm-11pm
    • Excludes Buses


  • Main Gate – east side of the Shadbolt Centre
    • 12:00pm – 9:00pm
  • West Gate – south of the Burnaby Art Gallery
    • 12:00pm – 6:00pm
    • printed tickets only
  • Will Call & Box Office
    • located at the Main Gate
    • ticket sale, pre-purchased and reserved tickets pick-up available starting at 11am


  • No onsite parking available
  • Complimentary Shuttle
    • BCIT parking lots D, E, F and G
      • Rate: $5.25 (day)
      • Shuttles will pick up and drop off at Lot D entrance starting at 10:30am and run throughout the day.
    • Brentwood Skytrain Station


  • The park walkway is wheelchair accessible, and there will be special needs seating available on site.
  • Should you require special needs seating, please contact the Shadbolt Centre Box office at 604.205.3000 where arrangements will be made for you.
  • SPARC permit parking is available at the Shadbolt Centre in the surface lot as space permits


  • Lawn Chairs
  • Refillable water bottle – water stations available on site
  • Commercially sealed plastic bottles
  • Dress for the weather – jackets, hats, sunglasses and sunscreen
  • Earplugs (for sensitive ears)
  • Cash – avoid the ATM lineups!


  • Large tents, tarps or umbrellas
  • Outside food and beverage or coolers (with the exception of water bottles – see above)
  • Glass containers, cans or non-commercially seeled beverages
  • Alcoholic beverages (beer and wine available for purchase on site)
  • Weapons or anything that could be considered to be an offensive weapon (including knives of any kind)
  • Frisbees or balls
  • Animals (working dogs permitted)
  • Flags, signs on sticks or banners
  • Barbeques or fires
  • Professional Cameras (any camera with a removable lens | Video/audio recording devices
  • Musical Instruments
  • Laser pointers│Fireworks
  • Accessible seating
  • ATM machines
  • Beer and wine service (must be of 19 years of age to purchase and consume alcoholic beverages and produce 2 pieces of valid ID where one must be photo ID)
  • Bike racks
  • Blues Market
    • vendors TBA
  • Event merchandise
  • Family activity area
    • 2:00pm-8:00pm
    • children must be supervised by parent/guardian at all times│no alcohol permitted
  • Food Vendors
    • Whistler Firewood Pizza – V, VGN
    • Meet 2 Eat – V, VGN, GF
    • JJ Hot Cobbs – V, VGN, GF, LC, SF
    • Kaftka – V, VGN, GF, LC, SF
    • Reel Mac and Cheese – V
    • Shameless Buns – V, VGN
    • Rocky Point Ice Cream
    • Tin Lizzy: Mini Donuts
    • Tin Lizzy: Fish and Chips
    • TNT Wraps
    • Wildcat Grill
    • Teriyaki Express
    • Next Gen Concessions: Corndog King
    • Mo Bacon
    • Lemon Heaven
    • Cravings Kettle Corn
      V = Vegetarian
      VGN = Vegan
      GF = Gluten Free
      LC = Low Carb
      SF = Sugar Free
  • Washrooms
  • Water stations