Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Getting There and Admission

When and where is the Steveston Salmon Festival

Monday, July 1, 2024 in Steveston. See map here.

When and where is the Steveston Salmon Festival

Monday, July 1, 2024 in Steveston. See map here.

How can I get to the festival?

Please refer to our Getting There information.

Do I need tickets?

Admission to the festival is free.

Accessibility

Are there baby change tables on site?

Yes, you can find these inside the Steveston Community Centre.

Are there baby change tables on site?

Yes, you can find these inside the Steveston Community Centre.

Is there a calm, safe area to take my child if they feel overwhelmed?

Yes, there will be a designated Sensory Free Space inside Richmond Public Library at the Steveston Community Centre. The space will feature a quiet and cozy setting, with privacy for nursing parents and sensory kits that can be signed out for use during the festival.

Are the shuttles accessible?

Two of the four shuttles have a limited number of accessible spaces.

Will there be accessible parking spots available?

A limited number of accessible parking spaces will be available on site at the intersection of Chatham St. and No. 1 Rd. See the site map for the location. After the parade, additional accessible spots can be found throughout the village street parking and lots.

Alcohol

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Between what times will alcohol be served?

Alcohol will be served in the Spirit of Steveston Zone between 1–7PM.

What are the rules for purchasing alcohol?

Two drinks can be served per person at one time. All customers wishing to purchase alcoholic beverages must first obtain a DAV (Drinking Age Verified) wristband from the ticket booths. Patrons must be 19+ to purchase alcohol, and will produce two pieces of ID (an official government issued I.D. that include your name, picture, signature, and date of birth such as a drivers’ license or passport and a secondary piece of I.D. with your name and signature such as a credit card) to receive their DAV wristband. Once they have a wristband, they can be served a licensed beverage.

Miscellaneous

Will there be ATMs on site?

No ATM available onsite. ATM are available the banks located in the Stevesto Village.

Will there be ATMs on site?

No ATM available onsite. ATM are available the banks located in the Stevesto Village.

Will most food vendors take Square payment?

Yes.

What activities tend to have the longest line ups?

Anticipate line ups for the Salmon Bake & Chow Mein Booth as well as Sammy’s Kids Zone.

Is there a camera policy?

Photos are limited to personal use photos only.

Is smoking/vaping permitted on-site?

No.

How can I contact the festival?

You can email the organizing team at: admin@stevestonsalmonfest.ca