Important Message from City of Om


It is with a heavy heart that due to the current circumstances around Coronavirus (COVID-19), we have come to the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 City of Om festival and VIP classes on June 5th and 6th for the health and safety of all instructors, volunteers, yogis, and the public.

If you have specific questions regarding the cancellation of these events, please contact us using the contact form.

Stay safe everyone, we will rise through this together, and we can't wait to see you all in 2021.

Thank you for your understanding and support.

Faqs

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  • Ticket Options

    General Admission festival passes will be available for purchase online and available onsite at the TD Place Box Office on festival day. Prices includes all service fees and taxes.

    1. Day Pass: $60.00 / $70.00

    2. VIP Presence Pass: $ 150.00 / $165.00

    3. Morning (8AM - 1PM) or Afternoon Pass (1PM - 7PM): $40

    4. 5K Fun Run - 8AM Start: $33.12

      1. Includes a Yoga for Runners class at 9:15AM

      2. Meeting location: Basketball Court

      3. Run along the Canal and across the new Flora Footbridge

    5. Children Under 12: Free!

    Add-Ons

    1. Friday Night VIP Class (50 spots available): $25 (included in VIP Presence Pass)

    2. MalaRae Bracelet Making Workshop (30 spots available): $35

    3. 5K Fun Run: $25 (included in VIP Presence Pass)

    *Only 100 tickets available for the VIP Presence Pass. All tickets are final sale. No refunds/exchanges.

  • What is included in the General Admission ticket?

    Day Pass: General Admission to all yoga classes/workshops* on Saturday, June 6th.

    *5K Run & Mala Making Workshop are extra

  • What is included in the VIP Presence Pass?

    VIP Presence Pass: Reserved line for classes with priority access (Blacklight Classes and Meditation Yurt have limited access), VIP Swag Bag from our Sponsors, Access to Nama-State of Mind Class on Friday, June 5th in the Aberdeen Pavilion (limited space), access to 5K Fun Run and to Recovery Zone with Recover RX and One Body Wellness Massage & Osteopathy for mini-massage with an exclusive City of Om MalaRae Bracelet

    Kick-off the festival with an exclusive Friday evening VIP Nama-State of Mind class! The VIP State of Mind Class is for those who want a head-start into a weekend of yoga and wellness, and an intimate practice with fellow like-minded yogis! VIP attendees will enjoy a 75 minute private class with a well-known, knowledgeable teacher, and complimentary tapas, kombucha, and juice.

    Shift your focus to fully take in all that is the City of OM experience!

  • 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 5th from 10AM until 6PM. Wristbands must be put on during pickup. 

  • Where do I pick up my wristband?

    Please bring your ticket to the TD Place Box Office (located outside Gate 3 of TD Place Stadium) 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 box office is located at Gate 3 of TD Place Stadium and info booth and VIP swag bag pickup is located inside the Aberdeen Pavilion. The Karma Yogis 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 the classes! 

  • When will the events run throughout the day?
    • 5K Fun Run - 8AM start at the Basketball Court

      • Yoga for Runners class at 9:15AM

    • Outdoor Yoga Classes on the Great Lawn & Basketball Court from 8AM until 6PM

    • Indoor Yoga Classes in the Horticulture Building & Aberdeen Pavilion & Blacklight Space from 8AM until 7PM

    • Workshops/Classes (East Court + Food for Thought Sessions) from 8AM until 5:00PM

    • Lil' Omies Kids Zone from 9AM until 5PM

    • Artisan & Vendor Village from 9AM until 6PM

    • Birling Learn to Skate from 12PM - 4PM

  • 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!

  • What 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.

  • 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.

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

    Yoga and wellness is for EVERYBODY! City of Om 2020 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!   

  • How accessible is the event?

    City of Om 2020 is an accessible event that offers services to make the event more accessible to all attendees. Your ticket allows you to ride OC Transpo for free and Para-Transpo drop off is available. There is no parking onsite during the festival. 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.

  • What is open to the general public?

    The Artisan & Vendor Village and Lil' Omies Kids Zone is open to the public. A festival ticket is required to participate in the classes on the Great Lawn, inside the Horticulture Building, Aberdeen Pavilion, Blacklight Classes, Silent Classes, and the Meditation Zone.

  • How do I become a teacher?

    Teacher Applications will open January 2021. We are looking for a variety of classes and workshops, taught solo or with a partner, accompanied by live music, speaker sessions and food demonstration.

  • How do I become a vendor?

    Vendor Applications open January 2021. The festival hosts 60+ vendors and is open to the general public (no ticket needed). With a community focused initiative, if you are selling products, services or aiming to grow awareness towards your business, this is a great opportunity. Send a note to vendors@cityofom.com

  • I’d like to volunteer! How do I apply?

    Volunteer Applications will open January 2021.



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