The 8th annual Veld Music Festival, presented by INK Entertainment, Canada’s leading lifestyle and entertainment company, will heat up the summer music lineup on August 1st and 2nd 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 the music industry. Prepare for Veld!
Veld Music Festival is CASHLESS. Only credit and debit cards will be accepted methods of payment – Please ensure tap is enabled on your cards. Limited pre-paid Visas are available for purchase with cash, as well, however we recommend purchasing a pre-paid Visa ahead of time. You CANNOT load or connect your wristband to a credit card for purchases. Your wristband must be registered in order to enter the festival.
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.
Take the TTC to the Downsview Park Station. Upon arrival, walk west on Sheppard Ave for 10 minutes until you arrive at the Festival Terrace at Downsview Park. You will find the main entrance gates on Carl Hall Road. Visit the TTC Website for schedules and accessibility.
Downsview Park will also be accessible by GO Train going both north and south bound on the Barrie line.
Please see the Go Transit website for schedules
There will be a dedicated pick up and drop off area at Veld for Uber drivers
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
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
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
Outside food of any kind
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
Only cannabis products purchased LEGALLY may be brought into Veld Music Festival. They must be sealed in OCS packaging or from other official government owned sources. Any cannabis products that do not abide by these rules will not be permitted or accepted into festival grounds.
Individuals may carry enough for personal use only. Patrons in possession of cannabis are required to notify security at point of search. Cannabis can only be consumed in the designated consumption area. You must be 19 years or older to enter this area. Please refer to the Veld Site Map for the designated location.
No sale of cannabis is authorized on site. Please consume responsibly and don’t drive high.
no glass or metal containers. no edibles.