Need To Know Stuff

What happens if it rains?
Bring your umbrella! Rain or shine the ‘Fest’ goes on.  Major storm delay alerts will be provided to the media and posted on social media and bluesfestwindsor.com.

Is the festival site accessible?
Riverfront Festival Plaza is fully accessible by: entrance ramps off Riverside Drive and McDougall across from Caesars Windsor, Public parking areas to the west and east of the Plaza and washrooms.  If assistance is needed,  ask any security guard or volunteer in matching T-shirts and they will be pleased to assist you.

Are children permitted?
Sunday is our Family Day.  All ages are allowed and anyone 18 or younger is admitted Free!  Unfortunately, Thursday through Saturday are restricted to age 19 and over.

What is not allowed on site
At the discretion of the front gate security guards the following will not be permitted into the festival:
Alcohol
Coolers
Shopping bags, backpacks or large purses
Weapons
Colours
Contraband
Pets except Service animals
Chairs of any kind

Does the festival have a lost and found?
Lost and found is located at the front gate with the security guards.

Is smoking allowed at the festival?
A designated smoking area is provided and clearly marked near the main venue entrance on the river side.

Are lawn chairs allowed?
Lawn chairs are not permitted on site.  Plenty of tables and chairs are provided.

What type of food is available at the site?
We’ve added our new specialty food court featuring upscale foodservice operators making their mark around WindsorEssex outdoor festivals. Check out our Vendor section for updated listings and menu offerings.