We will have a secure bike valet on-site provided by the Comox Valley Cycling Coalition.
Park and Ride: We will be offering Park and Ride from Phil & Jennie Gaglardi Academy, 1475 Noel Avenue. Park at Gaglardi and take our shuttle to the Festival. Round trip is $5 per person over 12 years old. CASH ONLY.
Hours are 9:30 am to 8:30pm
Friday, Saturday, & Sunday
Parking for the Festival: There will be on-site accessible parking on a first come first served basis. There is very limited parking on-site so we ask that you use alternate transportation where possible.
Bus Service: We are encouraging visitors to take BC Transit.
No, there is no on-site camping but you can find links to the nearest campsites HERE
Outside food is allowed, but no outside alcohol will be permitted.
All patrons, and their belongings, are subject to being searched as a condition of entry.
Yes. Tickets are non-refundable.
Friday 10 am – 8 pm
Saturday 10 am – 8 pm
Sunday 10 am – 6 pm
Hours are subject to change. Artisans can decide to stay open later or close earlier.
Glass and metal cans will not be permitted. However, empty water bottles will be allowed. All plastic bottles are strongly discouraged so be ready for friendly peer pressure to buy a Filberg Festival water bottle!
Filberg Festival reserves the right to refuse admittance or to evict anyone who creates a disturbance, causes a nuisance, or is disrespectful of others.
Yes. The entire site is licensed. We will have craft beer, coolers, and wine available for your enjoyment if you are 19+ with two pieces of valid ID.
No. You can register for a Media Pass if you are a professional photographer. Otherwise, take as many pictures and selfies as you want on your smartphone! And be sure to tag your photos with #Filberg Festival on Instagram
Yes. With the following exceptions; no oversized/golf/beach umbrellas.
No animals are not permitted on-site. With the exception of guide, service, and/or signal dogs for persons with disabilities. No exceptions.
Children 12 and under are free but must be accompanied by an adult with a ticket.
Yes, lawn chairs are permitted in the “Bring Your Own Seat” area. This is in two designated areas near the main stage and the Rotary Stage. No chair, no worries – the lawn is huge, and the dance areas are plentiful.
If you have purchased tickets for someone else you will not need to be present when the guests enter the festival site. The festival attendees will just need to have the tickets ready (printed or on your phone) and we will scan them in. We will only ask for your ID or your card information if you are having trouble recovering your tickets and we need to look up your purchase.
You will not need to present your ID or the card used to purchase the tickets at the gates. Just have your ticket ready (printed or on your phone) and we will scan you in. We will only ask for your ID or your card information if you are having trouble recovering your tickets and we need to look up your purchase.
All tickets are Festival tickets, and not for a specific artist. Artists and the schedule are subject to change without notice. Artist cancellations at a festival are not grounds for a refund.
Single day passes and weekend passes give you access to the entire festival site to enjoy the market, music, food, drinks, and fun!