10 things you need to know about Bass Coast Festival 2017

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Our staff, volunteers and artists are proud and excited to host you for Bass Coast Festival 2017. In order to help you get the most out of your experience, we present to you our list of 10 things you need to know about Bass Coast Festival 2017.

1 - Our Main Gate has specific hours

Arrive on time:

July 6: noon - 10pm* 
July 7: 9am - 4am
July 8: 9am - 6pm
July 9: 9am - 6pm
Find directions HERE.

*Early entry pass holders only. Early entry passes are sold out and will not be available at the gate. One early entry pass per person is required to get on site Thursday.

2 - Glass is banned from the festival site

Glass bottles, glass containers and especially glass mirrors can break and create a hazard for festival goers and staff. Vehicles will be searched upon entry. Please leave glass and all banned items at home. 

3 - Our medical and harm reduction staff on hand to help

When you get set up on site, go for a walk and locate the medical tent and harm reduction zones. Find them on our map. Explore our harm reduction page for tips for safer partying. 

4 - Bass Coast features two licensed bars

Join us at one of our Bass Coast bars for a morning Caesar or space-inspired cocktail. The Cantina and Yarr Bar are open all weekend. Explore the menus HERE

5 - For those with Early Entry, the party starts Thursday afternoon

We have some special programming for you on Thursday. The Cantina opens at 1 PM and special music programming starts at 2 PM. See the schedule HERE

6 - Bass Coast Festival is a leave no trace event

Pack it in, pack it out. Read our tips for a greener festival experience. 

7 - Bass Coast Festival takes place in the traditional territory of the Nlaka’pamux Nation.

Learn about the history and culture of the area on the Bass Coast Blog

8 - Merritt is a great place to visit

As you prepare to travel, discover where to eat, rest, shop and more in our host community. 

9 - We have an app

Download our app and start exploring Bass Coast performers, build your own personalised schedule, and get up to date info about the event. 

10 - We're live streaming select performances

Help us spread the word. Tell your friends and family to tune in at www.basscoast.ca/livestream

2017 the-experience

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