Travel & Lodging

Travel

Parking

Road Trippin’? Park at our nearby official CMT Music Fest off-site lot located just 10 minutes away from the site! All guests going from the parking lot to the site will enjoy round-trip shuttle service with their parking ticket to the front gates!

CMT Music Fest parking for General Admission and VIP is located at Hoffman Farm (Menno St./Township Road. 80) between Shantz Station Road and Fountain Street North.

Pre-orders for parking are no longer available. Parking passes will be available for purchase both festival days at the parking lot located at Hoffman Farm.

Weekend Parking Pass and Complimentary Shuttle: $30.00

Single day Parking Pass and Complimentary Shuttle: $20.00

DIRECTIONS

From the 401:

• Take exit 282 for Hespeler Road/ Regional Road 24 toward ON-24 South/ Brantford
• Turn right onto Waterloo Regional Road 24(signs for Regional Road 24 North/ Hespeler Road North)
• At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit and stay on Waterloo Regional Road 24
• Turn left onto Maple Grove Road/Waterloo Regional Road 38 (signs for Maple Grove Road)
• Turn right onto Beaverdale Road/ Regional Road 32
• Turn left onto Kossuth Road/ Waterloo Regional Road 31
• Turn RIGHT onto Shantz Station Road
• Turn LEFT onto Menno Street. (Township Road. 80)
• Entrance into Park and Ride is on Menno Street

From Highway 7/ Conestoga Pkwy:

• Use the right 2 lanes to merge onto ON-8 East toward Road ON-401
• Use the 2nd from the right lane to take the Fairway Road exit toward Road Regional Road 53
• Use the left 2 lanes to turn left onto Fairway Road South/ Waterloo Regional Road 53
• At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Fairway Road North/ Waterloo Regional Road 53
• At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Kossuth Road/ Waterloo Regional Road 31
• Turn LEFT onto Shantz Station Road
• Turn LEFT onto Menno Street (Township Road 80)
• Entrance to Park and Ride is on Menno Street

 

DIRECTIONS TO FESTIVAL PARKING

PARKING LOT SHUTTLES

Shuttles will run a constant service (departing every 10 to 15 minutes) between the festival site and the CMT Music Fest Parking Lot located at Hoffman Farm.

 

Parking Lot Shuttle Hours

General Admission Shuttles from Hoffman Farm:

Friday 3:00PM – 1:00AM

Saturday 1:00PM – 1:00AM

VIP Shuttles from Hoffman Farm:

Friday 3:00PM – 2:00AM

Saturday 1:00PM – 2:00AM

 

Public Transit

CMT Music Fest has worked closely with Grand River Transit to amp up the bus services during our festival. For a complete schedule and bus stops, please visit: http://www.grt.ca/en/travelwithus/Special-Events.asp

Drop-off Zone

For Kiss ‘n’ ride and Taxi pick up and drop off locations, please use the assigned spaces on the north side of Bingemans Centre Drive, just West of Shirley Drive.

Please note pick up and drop off vehicles have a maximum of 5-minutes wait time in these spaces.

Camping

Feel like getting your camp on? Bingemans offers onsite camping through a variety of camp site options.

Campsites vary slightly in size but they can accommodate four (4) people and one (1) tent comfortably, which is also the maximum allowed per campsite. Each site also comes with a fire pit and picnic table.

Please note that camping is strictly 19+, all campers are required to show government issued photo ID. 

Limited sites available.

Unserviced
Campsite

$199
Sold Out!
No water or electricity.

Serviced
Campsite

$299
Sold Out!
Water and electricity.

RV
Campsite

$499
Sold Out!
Water and electricty hook up.

Cabin
Campsite

$649
Sold Out!
Includes 1 bunk bed, 1 double bed and private covered deck. Electricity included, no water.

Camper Rules:

    • All campers must be 19+ with government-issued photo ID.
    • All campers must have a valid ticket for each day to enter the festival site.
    • All campers checking into the campsite will have their bags, vehicles and RV trailers inspected by official security personnel
    • Quiet time is 1am-8am
    • Each camper will be allowed to enter the campsite with one of the following:

• one (1) case of 24-beer (cans)
• one (1) 26oz of distilled spirits (plastic only)
• one (1) 4L box of wine

  • No drug or drug paraphernalia will be allowed inside the campgrounds. No exceptions.
  • All prescription medication must be in its original prescription bottle. CMT Music Fest reserves the right to have a medical professional inspect all medicine before it is brought into the camp site.
  • Campers will be NOT be allowed ins/outs from the festival site.
  • RV’s are not allowed in serviced or unserviced campsites
  • Glass is not permitted in the campground area
  • Please refer to the Festival Rules on the official website for additional rules

Camping Check-In / Check-out

Camping load-in with vehicles are:

  • Thursday July 7th from 3pm-8pm
  • Friday July 8th from 11am-8pm
  • Saturday July 9th from 10am-12pm

Camping load-out with vehicles are:

  • Saturday July 9th from 6pm-9pm (before the headlining act)
  • Sunday July 10th from 12am-2am (after the event)
  • Sunday July 10th from 8am-12pm

Campers arriving without vehicles may checking in anytime between 8am-9pm on Friday and Saturday. The times above are for campers checking in with vehicle only.

All campers and vehicles must vacate their campsite by Sunday at 12pm, unless they have booked additional nights directly with Bingemans.

Hotels

CMT Music Fest is proudly partnering with Curadora to provide fans with an easy, interactive way to book a hotel in the Kitchener area. Head over to Curadora to find your hotel for CMT Music Fest at great rates.

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