FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Where is the Chaps & Spurs Country Fest?

The festival fairgrounds is located at beautiful Lanspeary Park, 1250 Langlois Ave (and Ottawa Street), Windsor, ON.

 

What time does the festival start and end?

The park hours are:

 

Friday, August 16th

Park gates to festival grounds open at 5:00pm 

Main Stage area gates open at 6:00pm. Entertainment ends at Midnight. SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

Saturday, August 17th

Park gates to festival grounds open at 5:00pm 

Main Stage area gates open at 6:00pm. Entertainment ends at Midnight. SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

Where do I park?

There is parking available on all public streets and in any private or public parking lots outside the fairgrounds, where prohibited. Parking on street with meters is free after 6:00pm.

 

Is there a shuttle service?

Transit Windsor has regular pickups and drop offs the weekend of the festival.

 

Transit Windsor
3700 North Service Road East
Windsor, Ontario, Canada N8W 5X2
Phone: For detailed inquires, call 519-944-4111.  For general inquiries, call 311.
Fax:    519-944-5121
Email: tw@citywindsor.ca 

Website: Transit Windsor​

Click here for full Ottawa Street bus schedule

 

Click here for Ottawa Street bus route

What if I need a ride to or from the festival?

There is several options to help get you to and from the festival, other than Windsor Transit.

 

Vets Cabs (519) 256-2621

 

Gerry's Taxi (519) 735-3531 or (519) 966-3800

 

Canadian Checker Cab (519) 254-7777 or (519) 253-8888

 

Cruise Control (519) 252-6766

 

On your smart phone download the Uber app. Visit www.uber.com.

 

Where is the entrance into the park located?

There is one Main entrance into the fairgrounds located on the Ottawa Street Avenue side. 

Can I enter the park without a ticket?

No, you must purchase a ticket to enter the park and that includes access to the main stage area. Things outside the main stage area include BBQ Food, Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, secondary performance stage, select number of vendors, interactive games and activities such as Cornhole, Giant Beer Pong and new this year, Fowling, and more.

Is there any park policies I should know about?

Yes. These items ARE NOT permitted inside the festival grounds:

- Lawn chairs

- Bicycles

- Skateboards

- In-line skates, roller skates

- Tents

- Umbrellas

- Outside food or drink, including Tim Hortons coffee

- Dogs or any other pets 

- Backpacks, duffel bags, tote bags, oversized purses, coolers, etc. 

 

We reserve the right to inspect all items.

 

In addition, there is a Guest Conduct Policy which states we intend to provide all our guests with a safe, comfortable and enjoyable atmosphere. Therefore, the following rules are in place for expected guest conduct. Those failing to abide will be subject to ejection and possible arrest.

- Guests wearing obscene or indecent clothing are not allowed on the fairgrounds;

- Guests interfering with other guests' ability to enjoy the festival will be removed from the fairgrounds by security;

- Guests using foul or abusive language or gestures will be removed from the fairgrounds by security;

- Guests displaying extreme acts of public affection will be removed from the fairgrounds by security;

- Guests displaying acts of intoxication will be removed from the fairgrounds by security.

 

Lost and Found?

Yes, please go to the festival's Information Booth.

 

Is the fairgrounds licensed?

Yes, the entire fairgrounds is licensed.

 

Is there an age limit?

Fairgrounds area is all ages. You must be 19 years of age to consume alcohol and you must be 19 years of age to enter V.I.P. area with proper I.D. Everyone entering and exiting the festival grounds is subject to be searched. Chaps & Spurs Country Fest reserves the right to search pockets, purses, hand bags, jackets, etc. Two (2) pieces of photo I.D. will be required to be permitted into the festival.

 

Is there any park security?

Yes. Paid security including Windsor Police throughout the weekend and including off hours. Chaps & Spurs Country Fest reserves the right, without refund or exchange, to refuse admission to or eject any person whose conduct is deemed disorderly or disruptive.

No Smoking

You'll need to butt out this year at all sports facilities and fairgrounds in Ontario. As of Jan. 1, 2015, the Smoke-Free Ontario Bylaw is in effect.

 

For more information, visit http://www.ontario.ca/health-and-wellness/smoke-free-ontario

 

Injury Disclaimer

The attendee assumes all risk and danger incidental to the fairgrounds area, and the City of Windsor and the Chaps & Spurs organizers are not liable for injuries resulting from such cases.

 It's a foot-stomping, hell-raising, heckuva good time!

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