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The Nation's Yoga Festival
 

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When will the events run throughout the day?

  • Outdoor Yoga Classes on the Great Lawn from 8AM until 5PM

  • Indoor Yoga Classes in the PranaShanti District (Horticulture Building) from 8AM until 7PM
  • Workshops/Classes (East Court + Aberdeen Pavilion + TD Place Stadium Field) from 8AM until 5:30PM
  • Artisan & Vendor Village from 9AM until 6PM
  • Nama-State of Mind After Class from 7PM until 9PM 
 

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What is the Nama-State of Mind After Class?

Grab a beer and mingle as we wind down! The Nama-State of Mind After Class is the perfect opportunity to connect with your community after a day of connecting on the mat.

 

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How much are tickets?

General Admission festival passes will be available for purchase online until Friday June 1, 2018 at 10PM.

  1. Day Pass: $ 39.50 / $ 49.50 / $ 60.00
  2. VIP Yogi: $ 55.50 / $ 65.50 / $ 75.00
  3. VIP All Access: $ 129.00 / $ 139.50
  4. Children Under 12: Free!

A limited amount of tickets may be available onsite at the ticket booth on festival day (unless we are SOLD OUT!) for a cost of $60 + service fees.  Save $ and guarantee your spot by purchasing your ticket online in advance!

* Passes will be sold at each price level until that allotment is gone, at which time the price will move to the next price level. Ticket pricing subject to service fees. All tickets are final sale. No refunds/exchanges.*

 

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What do the tickets include?

Day Pass: General Admission to all yoga classes/workshops

VIP Yogi: Preregistration for classes 1 day before the festival, & VIP Yoga Photo Shot 

VIP All Access: Early access to festival grounds, preregistration for classes, reserved spot at   classes you have preregistered for, VIP Swag Bag, 1 Free Drink at Nama-State of Mind After Class, & VIP Wristband 

 

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How will I purchase goods from the vendors?

Don’t forget to show our vendors some love! Many of the vendors will be equipped to process payments in cash, debit, or credit. Lansdowne Park boasts several bank machines onsite for your convenience, however it is always a good idea to take out cash ahead of time. 

 

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Where do I pick up my wristband?

Please bring your print-at-home ticket to the Aberdeen to exchange for your wristband. 

Wristbands can be picked up at the ticket booth on the day of the festival starting at 7:30AM. The ticket booth is located inside the Aberdeen Pavilion. The Volunteer Tribe will be at the entrances checking wristbands and helping protect your karma, so please make sure you purchase a ticket if you want to participate in those classes!  

 

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Can I pick up my wristband ahead of time?

Hate waking up early? Don’t sweat it! Our early-bird wristband pick up will be open at TD Place box office on Friday June 1, 2018 from 10AM until 6PM. Wristbands must be put on during pickup. 

 

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What is open to the general public?

The Artisan & Vendor Village is open to the public! A festival ticket is required to participate in the classes on the Great Lawn, inside the PranaShanti District (Horticulture Building), TD Place Stadium Field, and Pure Workshops.  

 

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What about bad weather?

We are no strangers to unpredictable climates; the festival is RAIN OR SHINE!  In the event of severe inclement weather, the outdoor yoga classes will be relocated to indoor venues onsite. 

 

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Is there a minimum age to attend City of Om?

City of Om 2018 is a family-friendly all-ages event! Entry is FREE for children under 12 years of age, pending they are accompanied by a guardian.  We do strongly recommend designating a family meeting space, like our Little Om’ies Kids Zone, in case you become separated.  

 

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What level of fitness or yoga do you need to be at to attend?

Yoga and wellness is for EVERYBODY! City of Om 2018 has something for everyone. From expert to curious, newbies to experienced yogis alike!  Listen to your body, go at your own pace and have fun!   

 

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Will there be a lost & found? 

Our lost & found is located at the Volunteer Nook inside the Aberdeen Pavilion. Lost something? Check there! Found something? Bring it there!

 

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How accessible is the event?

City of Om 2018 is an accessible event that offers services to make the event more accessible to all attendees. Paid underground parking and Para-Transpo drop off are available.  The accessibility drop-off location is along Exhibition Way near the South West corner of the Aberdeen Pavilion. Festival terrain is largely flat, with paved pathways, and there are accessible washrooms onsite. Patrons with a disability who require an attendant are welcome to bring one attendant to the festival at no extra cost; please visit the ticket booth upon arrival.  

* Please note that the festival does not provide wheelchairs for patron use at the festival.  

 

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What other services are available?

We have a number of services and amenities in place to make your festival experience as comfortable and safe as possible. Paramedics will be on site at the First Aid tent, free yoga mat cleaning stations will be set up throughout the festival, and more!  

 

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How will I get to and from?

Your event ticket grants you free access on any OC Transpo bus starting three hours before the event until three hours after the event. 

Click here for more details! 

 

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What should I wear?

Wear weather-appropriate comfortable clothing that allows you to move is best. Don’t forget to rock your own unique style!

 

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What else should I bring?

Bring as little as possible to the event to keep things simple! Here are the essentials:

  • Yoga Mat*
  • Sunscreen
  • Cash/Credit/Debit
  • Your favourite humans

A cell phone is a great way to take photos and stay in touch with friends during the festival, however we ask that you please turn your phone off or on silent during yoga classes and workshops. Be present for your practice and mindful of others!

*A limited amount of yoga mats and reusable water bottles available for purchase onsite.

 

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What should I leave at home?

Please do not bring:

  • Weapons
  • Fireworks
  • Explosives
  • Alcohol
  • Illegal substances or drug paraphernalia 

* Prescription medication in its original packaging is permitted.

 

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Who can I reach out to if I want to volunteer? 

Thank you for expressing an interest in volunteering at the festival, we really appreciate it! Please reach out to our Volunteer Coordinator at volunteer@cityofom.com

Typically, volunteers work 6 to 8 hours and have the remainder of the day to explore the festival free of charge. Volunteers can request certain sessions and are expected to be available before and after that session for the following:

  1. Assisting attendees set up
  2. Helping with post-class cleanup
  3. Supporting teachers throughout the class

City of Om <3’s volunteers! Because our volunteers work so hard, we are thrilled to offer breakfast & lunch. All volunteers are responsible for notifying the Volunteer Coordinator of allergies or dietary restrictions prior to the event.

 

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More questions?

Drop us a line at hey@cityofom.com 

 
 
 
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