FAQ

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

WHEN IS CANADA’S BIRTHDAY FESTIVAL SERIES?

CBFS is 5 weekends/7 days, which include June 10, July 1 & 2, July 22, August 12, September 2 & 3.

WHERE IS CANADA’S BIRTHDAY FESTIVAL SERIES?

CBFS will be hosted at a variety beautiful outdoor venues in the National Capital Region.  Some have water and beaches and some have other amazing qualities, one thing is for sure, you are going to love each and every spot!!

WHAT ATTRACTIONS ARE AT CANADA’S BIRTHDAY FESTIVAL SERIES?

Different dates will have different entertainment.  CBFS venues may have any of the following:  private beach, techno forest, vendor village, beach sports, interactive activities, dunk tank, glow body painting and much more.

WHAT IS THE MINIMUM AGE REQUIREMENT FOR CBFS?

19 years old or older with valid government issued ID.

WHAT IS VALID PHOTO ID?

Driver’s license, health card, resident card, passport and citizenship card

WILL THERE BE FOOD FOR SALE, LICENSED DRINKS FOR SALE??

Yes there will be food and licensed beverages at every site.  We are are striving to have some of the best food at our events and steering away from typical fast food garbage and low quality meals.  We want every aspect of every event to be enjoyable and expect you to respectfully tell us how we can improve. BRING CASH with you as there are no debit or ATM machines on site.

WILL CBFS BE CANCELLED IF IT RAINS?

All events are rain or shine…we have some surprises for you if it rains!

ARE BACKPACKS ALLOWED?

Small backpacks, ​fanny packs and small purses will be permitted. ​They are subject to a security check prior to entry into CBFS. 

WHAT IS NOT ALLOWED ON SITE?

  • No drugs, or drug paraphernalia
  • ​No Weapons or objects that can be used as weapons
  • No musical instruments
  • No outside food containing peanuts or fish
  • No skateboards, rollerblades, bicycles
  • No animals 
  • No professional cameras 
  • No sleeping bags in the venue, RV campers or tents (unless you are attending the July 1st and September 2nd event and plan on staying until the Sunday)

WHAT CAN I BRING TO CBFS

• Backpacks, Small Purses, Waist packs (will be searched)​
• Non-professional cameras, GoPros
• Prescription medication (with your name)
​• Sunscreen
•Towels
•Beach sports, inflatable beach toys such as beach balls, tubes, small blow up mattresses etc.
•Fold up lawn chairs/ stools
•Food that does not contain nuts or fish
•Re-usable cups (ex. thermos’, plastic durable cups with resealable lids, no glass)

 

RULES

Canada’s Birthday Festival Series works in cooperation with landowners, municipalities and our fellow comrades from the underground dance community to organize events around the national capital region.  When enjoying your time with CBFS the following regulations shall be obeyed at all times.  Employees have the right to escort anybody out of the events if they break any of the following rules:

All weapons and other dangerous objects that might pose a threat are strictly prohibited.

 

Drugs will not be tolerated on the premises. All drugs found on anybody will get confiscated by security and reported to police.

 

Outside alcohol is prohibited. All beverages that are purchased outside the venue will be  confiscated upon entry by security.

 

Outside water bottles will not be permitted onsite.  There is an abundance of free filtered water available for filling water bottles and consumption.

 

Glass is prohibited.

 

No pets on site, except guide dogs.

 

Verbal or physical violent behavior will not be tolerated. Respect all staff, volunteers and fellow comrades.

 

There will be quick and thorough searches of your body, bags, vehicle, etc upon entry to prevent any prohibited items from entering the venue.

 

Destruction, breaking or any kind or damage towards decor will result in immediate removal from the event.

 

Security has the right to deny entry to any persons wearing clothing that is not properly worn such as baggy pants, torn shirts or sweaters, any logos affiliated with certain organizations or is in any way disrespectful or racist.