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Q. When and where is the 2016 New Glasgow Riverfront Music Jubilee?

A. This year’s festival will be held from July 29th to 31st, 2016 on the grounds of Glasgow Square, located in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. The address for Glasgow Square is 155 Glasgow Street, New Glasgow, NS B2H 5E1

Q. How can I buy tickets to the Jubilee?

A. Tickets are not on sale yet, however when they are, they can be bought online at www.ticketpro.ca or any TicketPro outlet until 4PM on the day of a show. So, if you want to buy tickets for Saturday night, you can buy them for the advance price up until 4PM that day. After this time, tickets can only be bought at the box office on-site. Tickets will be on sale at the box office each night from 7:00PM until 12:00AM.

Q. How can I pay for tickets?

A. We accept Visa, Interac, American Express, MasterCard, and Cash

Q. How much are tickets to the 2016 Jubilee?

A. We have lots of ticket options, from VIP Weekend Pass to Daily Passes. For more info, visit our ticket page above!

Q. Once inside, can I leave and return later?

A. Yes. Patrons will be allowed to exit the site – and upon return will be subject to normal security check and gate procedures similar to when you first enter.

Q. Can I bring lawn chairs?

A. Self-folding chairs no longer allowed on-site. We are switching from allowing self-folding chairs to providing seating for our guests.This allows us better control and maintenance of the space that is available for seating over the course of the evening.Self-folding chairs have never been a problem when attendance at the site is below capacity; however, as the festival grows, and with the recent experience of a sell out show, we recognized that we needed a better solution. Bleacher seating will be available throughout the site – including in the unlicensed section for the first time this year, and additional seating will be added in the licensed section as well.

Q. Can I bring umbrellas?

A. No, umbrellas are not permitted. Umbrellas obstruct the view of other patrons. This is a bummer. The good news is that ponchos are welcome!

Q. Can I bring my selfie-stick?

A. Although a handy-tool in some cases, selfie-sticks aren’t allowed on-site as they may disrupt the viewing pleasure of the festival.

Q. Am I allowed to bring a backpack or purse into the Festival?

A. There are certain items that are NOT permitted and cannot be brought onto the Jubilee grounds. The New Glasgow Jubilee reserves the right to alter carry-in policies at any time. Currently, items NOT permitted include, but are not limited to:

  • Umbrellas
  • Chairs
  • Selfie Sticks
  • Framed Backpacks
  • Large bags
  • Other carry-ins
  • Cans or glass bottles
  • Alcohol
  • Contraband
  • Pets
  • Video equipment
  • Professional cameras
  • Recording devices
  • Laser pointers
  • Skateboards
  • Inline skates
  • Coaster wagons
  • Kites
  • Frisbees
  • Picnic baskets
  • Weapons of any kind

Q. Does the Jubilee VIP area look like?

A. Our VIP experience provides exclusive tent area with seating, bar service, finger foods & port a potties away from the crowd. VIP does not provide direct stage access and is located to the side of the festival grounds.

Q. Can I bring a stroller for my child into the Festival?

A. Yes. Strollers are acceptable.

Q. Is the Festival wheelchair accessible?

A. The Jubilee is wheelchair accessible, on both the licensed and unlicensed side.

Q. Do I put my bracelet on myself, or does a volunteer put it on for me at the box office?

A. Either is fine, however if someone under 19 shows up with a VIP bracelet, we will cut it off and replace with an underage bracelet.

Q. Do those under 19 years need to be accompanied by an adult and can they access areas where alcohol is sold or consumed?

A. Only those 12 years and under need to be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. IDs are checked to ensure access to the Licensed Area by those over 19 years of age only.

Q. Are there time restrictions for those under 19 years? 

A. No, anyone who has paid the admission fee is permitted to remain in the All Ages section of the site until the end of the program.

Q. What are the hours of operation of the beverage service?

A. Beverage ticket sales end each night at 12:30 am with beverage service until 1:00 am.

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