The sixth annual Veld Music Festival, presented by INK Entertainment, Canada’s leading lifestyle and entertainment company, will heat up the summer music lineup on August 5th and 6th at Downsview Park in Toronto. Spanning across two days with over 30 internationally acclaimed Dance Music and Hip-Hop acts, this year’s Festival showcases some of the most revered names in electronic music. Prepare for Veld!
VELD Music Festival is located at Downsview Park.
1-35 Carl Hall Road
Toronto, Ontario M3K 2B6
Driving from Pearson International Airport:
Take Highway 409 to Highway 401 East and exit at Keele Street.
Take Keele Street North to Sheppard Avenue and turn right.
The entrance to the park is at Tuscan Gate & Sheppard Ave W.
Driving from North (Barrie):
Take HWY 400 south to 401 Eastbound.
Exit at Keele St. Take Keele St. north to Sheppard Ave.
Turn right onto Sheppard Ave. Follow Sheppard Ave. to Tuscan Gate.
Driving from South (Downtown Toronto)
Take DVP north to HWY 401. Follow HWY 401 westbound to Allen Rd. exit.
Take Allen Road north to Sheppard Avenue turn left onto Sheppard Avenue and proceed to Tuscan Gate.
From the Sheppard West Station TTC subway station, take the 101 Parc Downsview Park bus into Downsview Park. TTC is providing a very frequent shuttle service to and from the Park.
You can also take the 106, 108 or 84 Sheppard West (Westbound) bus from the Sheppard West Station subway station and ask the driver to let you off at the Downsview Park gates/entrance at Tuscan Gate.
Tickets can be purchased directly here.
We are not responsible for lost or stolen tickets. Any damaged or altered tickets will not be accepted.
Please purchase tickets only from authorized vendors. www.inktickets.com or visit the tickets section on this site. Purchasing tickets from Kijiji and Craigslist may seem like a great deal but in reality most of those tickets are fake.
Government issued photo identification
Small bags, backpacks, plush backpacks, & purses (maximum 12″x12″)
Plastic water bottles and CamelBaks (with no more than two main compartments and one smaller compartment) – EMPTY upon entry
Sunglasses & hats
Factory sealed food (to be inspected)
Lighters and factory sealed packs of cigarettes and factory sealed disposable e-cigarettes
Powder makeup and factory sealed tampons
Sealed packs of gum
Physician-prescribed medication that is not expired and only enough for use on the day.
The label on the bottle must include the following: your name (matching your photo ID), name of the medication, directions to use, date prescription was filled.
Medicines will be reviewed upon entry
Decorated pool noodles
Flags/banners or handmade signs (no metal or wood flag poles)
Non-professional flash/still cameras, handheld video devices under 6″
Empty water guns
Inflatable Beach balls
Factory sealed glow-sticks
Glowing/illuminated costumes or jewelry
Sealed lip balm & gloss
Weapons of any kind
Pepper spray and mace
E-cigs or vapes that have refillable liquid chambers
Selfie sticks including Go Pro poles
culturally sensitive attire or offensive clothing/costumes
Full body morph/spandex suits that cover the head
Masks of any kind including: dust masks and gas masks, beaded masks or other novelty masks
Non-cream based and liquid /spray sunscreen
Drug paraphernalia (including vaporizers)
Laser pointers (or similar devices)
Eye drops (available at first aid stations)
Over-the-counter medication (available from a first aid station)
Liquid makeup or unsealed tampons (upon entry)
Glass, cans, cups or coolers
Markers, pens or spray paint
Large chains or spiked jewelry
Tents, large umbrellas, chairs or blankets
Oversized purses, bags, duffel bags or backpacks
Open packs of cigarettes (upon entry)
Outside beverages (including alcohol)
Professional photo, video, or audio recording equipment (SLR/DSLR cameras)
No detachable lenses, tripods, big zooms or commercial-use rigs
Pets with the exception of service animals
Stuffed animals or dolls
Veld Music Festival is proud to be partnering with Happily Ever Esther Farm Sanctuary Charity. $1 from each Veld Music Festival ticket sold between July 31st – August 6th will be donated to Esther’s Farm Sanctuary.
Happily Ever Esther Farm Sanctuary, located in Campbellville, Ontario, Canada, was founded in 2014. Since it began, Happily Ever Esther Farm Sanctuary has been dedicated to rescuing abused, neglected, and abandoned farmed animals. Happily Ever Esther Farm Sanctuary provides a safe, life-long home for all residents, and to educate the public about the true nature of farmed animals through tours, volunteer programs, and community outreach.
Learn more/donate today: https://www.happilyeveresther.ca/donate
There are no in and out privileges for VELD Music Festival. Once you leave each day you will not be permitted re-entry.
If this is an emergency or urgent matter please go to the nearest medical tent immediately! If it isn’t urgent please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Only bags that are 12x12" are allowed into the festival.
No you cannot. No professional cameras with detachable lenses are allowed on-site.
Yes. Food vendors are available on-site.
You are not required to connect your wristband to a credit card, as we will be accepting credit and debit on site. However, we recommend using the cashless RFID option on your wristband as it saves time, is easy to use, and is safer than carrying around cash & cards in your pockets during the festival. However, wristband registration is mandatory for all attendees. Please see our Wristband Info section closer to the festival date for further information.
Any government issued photo ID.
Saturday, August 5th: 12:00pm-11:00pm
Sunday, August 6th: 1:00pm-11:00pm
If you plan on bringing naloxone kits to the music festival, please ensure they are factory sealed and identify yourself to security at the front gates.