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Your RBC Bluesfest pass or wristband includes OC Transpo service to and from the festival, starting 3 hours before gates open until 2 hours after they close. Show your pass or wristband (valid for that day) to the operator of any service – buses, O-Train and ParaTranspo – and get to the festival and home stress-free.

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RBC Bluesfest has a FREE supervised bike valet service just steps away from the festival site. Bike Park is located across Booth Street, just a little north of the festival. Ride your bike to the festival and let us keep it safe while you enjoy the music.


  • Weekdays: 2:30 PM – 11:30 PM
  • Weekends: 10:00 AM – 11:30 PM


Parking in the War Museum underground parking garage must be purchased in advance. Parking passes may be pre-purchased as an add-on when buying your festival ticket(s). In addition, here are some parking lots near the festival site:

  • Place de Ville, Queen and Kent (nightly rates apply);
  • Place du Portage, Rue Maisonneuve;
  • Terrace de la Chaudière, Rue Eddy;

You can also check out Parkopedia, Ottawa Kiosk, and the City of Ottawa for more information about parking in the area.