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Frequently Asked Five Acre Shaker Questions

Is the Shaker Family friendly?2018-11-19T06:05:58-08:00


12 & Under – Free admission – must have paid supervising adult
15 & Under – require paid supervising adult

There is a recommended curfew of 10 pm for 12 & U from the main liquor license area but this will not be enforced. Kid Zone area:12 & U must have supervising adult. We are in no way responsible for babysitting/day care of the area. There is also an onsite playground beside the kid zone with activities that include: Water play area, Bouncy Castles, Outdoor Movie Theatre (7 p.m.)

Shady Acres Area – Must be 19 + to enter. Zero tolerance for underage drinking or substance use or the supply of alcohol to any minor.  Participants will be banned indefinitely and dealt with according to the BC laws. Minors subject to bag check and bottle check.  Security on site 24 hours.

Family Camping – will not be separated fully from other camping.  Current phase of camping development still has it sitting relatively close to the Main event area – this means that even though 11 p.m. generators off and quiet time in camping area – sound will still be audible from the main event area until the liquor license and main stage closes (2 a.m.) plan for proper sound proof methods (earplugs!). Please remember that this is a music festival, music will be loud.  Remember proper ear protection for your child/yourself.  We will also not be able to fully sensor what is said/sung on stage.  We have tied to lessen this on the young ones by providing curfew and tailoring our lineup schedule to this curfew.
Please refer to festival rules & regulations also for more general information

Is food available on-site?2018-11-19T06:06:55-08:00

We will have a variety of Food options on site to appeal to a your taste buds. This includes savory meals to cold treats! Merch & Artisan vendors will also be set up to browse and support.

What types of Workshops and Activities are being offered?2018-11-19T06:08:21-08:00

We will be running adult workshops here which include: Acro Yoga, Drum Circle, Flow Yoga, Yin/Meditation, Pole Dance, & Pole Stretch

Port Alberni Cannabis Club will be providing smoking and vaping tools as well as a chill environment for those that choose to partake.  The sale of Marianna is not permitted at this event. There will be a designated green friendly dab zone area.

Shady Acres After Party – after main stage shuts down.  Open 2 – 5 a.m.  B.Y.O.B.  It allows those that want to stay up and dance and be loud to be away from those in the camping area that would like to rest up.  Must have camping and event pass to enter.  Must be 19 + to enter.  Click Here for more information.

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