READY, SET, GLOW!

VENUE & HOURS

Glowfair is an outdoor festival that takes over 10 city blocks on Bank Street in Downtown Ottawa. This year, the event spans THREE nights and TWO days: 

THURSDAY: 

Street remains OPEN. 

The MAINSTAGE opens at 7PM and remains OPEN until 11PM

FRIDAY:

Street is CLOSED as of 12pm

The MAINSTAGE opens at 7PM and remains OPEN until 2am 

SATURDAY: 

Street remains CLOSED

The MAINSTAGE opens at 7PM and remains OPEN until 2am

WEATHER

Glowfair takes place rain or shine.
Leading up to the festival, check out weather reports and plan your outfit accordingly.

ZERO TOLERANCE

We have a zero-tolerance policy for drug use, harassment and bullying.
Security and police officers will be working inside and outside of the event, so be responsible, and make smart choices.


FESTIVAL POLICIES

  • NO Sitting on dancefloor areas
  • NO Moshing, crowd-surfing or stage-diving
  • NO Unauthorized/unlicensed vendors
  • NO Unauthorized solicitations, handbills, sampling, giveaways, etc.

ACCEPTABLE ITEMS

  • Cell phones and portable chargers/external batteries
  • Selfie sticks
  • Small bags, single-compartment backpacks, plush backpacks, purses (maximum 12“x12“)
  • Fanny packs
  • Sunglasses & hats
  • Rain ponchos and umbrellas measuring less than 10″ when collapsed
  • Lighters and sealed packs of cigarettes
  • E-cigs/vapes (refillable liquid chambers OK, must be empty upon arrival—no E-liquid or E-juice of any kind will be permitted)
  • Sealed sunscreen lotion (inspected upon entry)
  • Sealed wet wipes
  • Sealed packs of gum
  • Hula hoops (including LED hoops)
  • Glowsticks & glowing/illuminated costumes or jewelry

PROHIBITED ITEMS

  • Laser pointers and air horns
  • Drones, remote-controlled aircraft, toys
  • Toy guns, water guns, slingshots
  • Balls or Frisbees
  • Tents, large umbrellas, chairs or blankets
  • Weapons of any kind (includes pocket knives, pepper spray, fireworks, etc.)
  • Illegal substances
  • Drugs or drug paraphernalia
  • Glass
  • Markers, pens or spray paint
  • Bota bags
  • Large purses, bags or backpacks (over 12″×12″)