Faqs

General

 When is Westward Music Festival?

The 2019 Westward Music Festival is from Thursday, September 12 through Sunday, September 15.

 Where Is Westward?

Westward Music Festival is held in Downtown Vancouver, B.C., Canada.

 What Is The Westward Street Party?

Westward Street Party is the FREE outdoor concert series of Westward, taking place in Yaletown on Friday, September 13 & Saturday, September 14. On the Saturday there will also be a street party taking over Mainland Street for the day.

 Where Is The Westward Street Party?

Westward Street Party is held at Yaletown Park and along Mainland Street between Davie and Nelson, Vancouver, B.C., Canada.

 How Do I Purchase Tickets & Wristbands?

Both tickets and wristbands can be purchased online:

👉 Wristbands

👉 Individual Tickets

 Is It All Ages?

Some shows are all ages where others are 19+. See individual show listings for more information. Proper government issued photo ID is required upon entry at all 19+ shows.

 Can Reviewers And Photographers Get Accredited For Westward?

Yes! You can request a media pass HERE.

 Where Can I Find Set Times?

All set times are posted on Westward Festival social properties (Twitter, Instagram Stories) and in each Facebook Event. Set times will be posted after 12PM PST.

Wrsitbands

 Can I Buy Wristbands Online?

Yes! Wristbands are available online, but you must be 19 or older to purchase them.
You can buy your WMF wristband HERE.

 What Does The Wristband Get Me?

The Westward Festival wristband entitles you to entry to all Westward Festival Events.

 Where And When Do I Pick Up My Wristband?

Wristband pickup will be available September 11 to 15 at the Vogue Theatre box office (918 Granville Street) from 12:00PM-6:00PM EST.
You must bring purchase confirmation and government issued photo ID to pick up your wristband. We cannot give you your wristband without a valid ID that matches the name on your printed/mobile confirmation.

 Can I Buy A Wristband Through A Reseller?

Unfortunately, all wristbands need to be purchased online HERE.

Survival Guide

 What Can I Bring?

Every venue is different so please refer directly to the venue. However, items that are NOT permitted in all venues:

  • Weapons
  • Drugs
  • Outside Alcohol
  • Pro- style camera (DLSR)

 Where Can I Stay?

The Sandman Hotel Vancouver City Centre and Sandman Suites Vancouver – Davie Street are the official hotel partners for the Westward Music Festival. To take advantage of their exclusive offer, you can book direct online at www.sandmanhotels.com using promo code “WEST” or call 1 800 SANDMAN (726 3626) and ask for the ‘Westward Music Festival’ rate. *Rates valid September 13-16 2019. Subject to availability.

 Where Can I Eat?

We invite you to enjoy a meal or a drink at one of our other properties: Dublin Calling and Yale Saloon!

 Is There A Lost & Found?

If you have lost an item at any point during the festival, you can go to the Vogue Theatre at 918 Granville street to pick it up if it was turned in.

Our Venues

 BILTMORE CABARET

Biltmore Cabaret
2755 Prince Edward Street Vancouver, BC
(604) 676-0541
info@biltmorecabaret.com
www.biltmorecabaret.com

 IMPERIAL VANCOUVER

Imperial Vancouver
319 Main Street, Vancouver BC
(604) 428-2272
info@imperialvancouver.com
www.imperialvancouver.com

 VOGUE THEATRE

Vogue Theatre
918 Granville St, Vancouver, BC
(604) 688-1975
info@voguetheatre.com
www.voguetheatre.com

Safety

 Is There Medical Staff At Westward?

All MRG Venues, Vancouver Civic Theatres and the Westward Street Party have first aid services provided by the contracted security provider.

 Are The Venues Accessible For People With Reduced Mobility?

We do our absolute best to ensure that our venues are accessible. However, The Biltmore and Imperial do have barriers that can be resolved with early entry. Please let a member of the staff (security or ticket takers) if you require additional assistance.

 Can I Bike To Westward?

Yes, biking is a great way to get to the festival. Make sure to bring a lock though and lock it up nearby.

 Where Can I Park?

Parking is at a premium downtown, there is no on-site parking, however the City of Vancouver offers street pay parking in business areas surrounding our venues. Allow yourself ample time to find parking and we encourage you to carpool, rideshare or ride-hail where possible.

 Can I Take Public Transport To Westward? Where Can I Park?

Buses run very frequently to the festival venues from all parts of the lower mainland. Check out the TravelSmart Page for more ideas on how to get to Westward.

 What Happens If It Rains?

Westward is happening rain or shine. We hope for sunshine but please plan accordingly for the weather, sunscreen, water bottle, umbrella, comfy shoes.

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