Policies & Details
Event Info: Greenbridge Celtic Folk Fest is a Rain or Shine Event. Further information can be found at www.greenbridgecelticfolkfest.ca
Entry: Entry for all festival attendees is off Heritage Line through Gate 1/Main Entrance (See Map) and access to the festival is Friday 2pm to 10:45pm and Saturday at 10am to 10:45pm. Children 12 and under are free but do need a ticket. All tickets will be scanned, wristbands will be applied. Holders of Two Day Event Tickets will be issued one wristband which must remain on the wrist for both days. There are no in/out privileges. No refunds, exchanges, or upgrades are available.
Box Office/Will Call: The on-site Box Office/Will-Call is also accessed through Gate 1/Main Entrance (see Map) and will be open Friday, August 25th and Saturday August 26th from 10:00 am until 9:00 pm. Valid photo ID must be presented. We accept Visa, Mastercard, Debit and cash for ticket purchases.
Volunteers: Please feel free to seek information or assistance from any of our GFCC Volunteers who will be identified by bright green shirts with “VOLUNTEER” across the back.
Parking: You will be directed to a designated parking position by GCFF volunteers. Accessible parking is provided adjacent to the show entrance, please display your permit so that our parking volunteers may guide you.
Accessibility: Accessible washrooms are on-site (see Map). Please note that GCFF grounds are not fully accessible as they are somewhat hilly and grass covered. Please feel free to seek information or assistance from any of our volunteers.
What is not permitted at this event: No Coolers or outside alcohol – this is a licensed event. There are food and beverage vendors on-site so please, no outside food or beverages. No structures of any sort (i.e. sun shelters or tents). No pets (Service animals excluded). No drones. No motorized or battery operated vehicles unless authorized. Feel free to bring lawn chairs and blankets.
ATM: There will be an ATM on site.
Alcoholic Beverages: Anyone wanting to purchase an alcoholic beverage will be required to present valid photo ID at the time of purchase. Maximum of four (4) tickets per person will be permitted at one time. A maximum of two (2) drinks be sold/served to one person at any one time. The fenced in areas of Ireland, Bridge to Cape Breton and Cape Breton are licensed (see Map). The Kid’s Zone is not licensed.
Smoking: Festival grounds are non-smoking, smoking only permitted in designated areas.
Merchandise: GFCC merchandise & artist merchandise will be available for purchase in the Vendor Area (See Map)
Kids Zone (See Map): A children’s area will be available to provide your children with some shady fun activities. Please note all children must be supervised and cannot be left in the children’s area unattended.
Social Media: The official hashtag for the event is “#greenbridgecelticfolkfest” and our you can also post and share your photos and video at www.facebook.com/GreenbridgeCelticFolkFest.
Safety: Safety is of the utmost importance and we want everyone to have the most incredible time while being mindful of those around you. If you need assistance or know of someone in need of assistance please call 911 or contact our on-site security team, emergency personnel or Volunteers for immediate assistance. Gate 2/Emergency Exit (see Map) is designated for use for Emergency access and egress.
Thank You! It truly takes a community to pull off an event of this magnitude and we are grateful for the support of the Township of Otonabee-South Monaghan, the Canada 150 Passport program, our local neighbors, the County of Peterborough, the Keene Fire Department, Peterborough Paramedics, the Ontario Provincial Police, Destination Cape Breton, our Sponsors, the Media, and especially you our festival attendees.