Festival Info

Friday Cancellation

We are disappointed that CMT Music Fest had to be cancelled Friday, July 8 due to severe weather conditions. In the interest of public safety, this decision was made to protect fans, artists and staff.

If you purchased a Friday ticket and did not attend Saturday, you will automatically receive a full refund within 5-10 business days for your Friday single-day wristband through the same method of payment. Two-day weekend GA and VIP passes will be refunded by 50% of the purchase price.

Please note that tickets can not be refunded at at the Bingemans Box Office.

Please refer to our FAQ for more information.


What is CMT Music Fest?

We’re ready to roll if you wanna rock! This summer, fans will get to experience the CMT lifestyle first hand and celebrate their love of country music the best way possible: with great friends, great music, in a spectacular venue – July 8 & 9 at Bingemans in Kitchener, Ontario.

The two-day festival is jam packed with wall-to-wall amazing artists headlined by two of the biggest names in country music – Eric Church and Zac Brown Band. CMT Music Fest will also offer a wide range of features including a local farm-to-table approach with a mini-food market, on-site general store and much more. It’s a country fan’s dream getaway… let the music pull you in!

Box Office Info

The box office will be located at the Main Entrance to the festival site which is located off of Bingemans Centre Drive by Boston Pizza and Funworx. A separate VIP box office will be set up at the VIP entrance.

Saturday, July 9 – 10:00am to 10:00pm


All entrants onto the festival grounds must have a valid event wristband and will be subject to a pat down and detailed bag search. CMT Music Fest reserves the right to refuse entry to individuals that appear to be intoxicated, under the influence of illegal substances or causing disturbance.

Any individuals consuming alcohol under the age of majority, consuming, selling or distributing illegal substances, or causing disturbance will be escorted off the festival grounds immediately, and may be subject to charges. All ejections from the festival grounds are final, and at the sole discretion of management.

For directions to the festival parking lot, please click here


Festival Hours

Saturday, July 9 – 2pm to 11pm