CHASING SUMMER FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES NEW LOCATION AND DATES FOR 2016
Western Canada’s Largest Outdoor Electronic Dance Music Festival Scheduled for July 30 and 31 at Max Bell Centre Festival Grounds
Presale Tickets On Sale Beginning Thursday, March 17 at 10am – available HERE
Western Canada’s most anticipated outdoor EDM event of the summer returns to Calgary for its fourth year with a new home on the Max Bell Centre Festival Grounds. Chasing Summer Festival will move to the Heritage Day Long Weekend, July 30 and 31, and will once again feature a list of world class artists and expanded attractions. The full line-up of performers will be released in Spring 2016.
To celebrate, Chasing Summer will hold a St Patrick’s Day Presale beginning Thursday, March 17 at 10am while quantities last. General Admission Early Bird tickets will start at $109.95 + s/c and Early Bird VIP tickets will begin at $179.95 + s/c. Marquee VIP Lounge and VIP Cabanas will also be offered during the presale. New for 2016, fans will have the option to purchase their tickets using the Chasing Summer Layaway Plan.
Tickets can be purchased HERE – follow us on social media to find the password – links below!
With a weekend attendance of over 33,750 last year, Chasing Summer has seen tremendous growth since its inaugural event in 2013, featuring previous headlining performances by Tiësto, Above & Beyond, Hardwell, Kaskade, Afrojack, DVBBS, Adventure Club, and more. According to an economic impact study conducted by the Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance, the 2015 festival generated $15.4 million in economic activity for Alberta, of which $11.6 million occurred in Calgary.
Having outgrown the usable space at Fort Calgary, the event’s home for the previous three years, Chasing Summer worked with the City of Calgary to find a new site for the festival in 2016. Max Bell Centre Festival Grounds was selected as the ideal location to host the growing event as it permits greater expansion, is easily accessible from Memorial Drive and Barlow Trail, allows for greater experiential opportunities, and works within the festival’s green initiatives with LRT access within a 5 minute walk from the festival site.
“We’ve had an amazing three years at Fort Calgary, and we are excited to bring this next phase of Chasing Summer to the fans,” commented Harvey Cohen, VP Talent at Live Nation Canada, the producer of Chasing Summer. “With the help of the City, we were able to secure a new location that will bring to life the vision we have for this festival. 2016 will be the best year yet, featuring a new, expanded location, an enhanced experience, and another terrific lineup of artists.”
Max Bell Centre Festival Grounds are located at 1001 Barlow Trail SE and are easily accessible by C-Train (via pedestrian tunnel from the station to the site), public transit, and major city arterial roadways.
It also offers one of the most breaktaking views of the Calgary skyline and the Rocky Mountains to be found in the city.
For more information and updates on Chasing Summer, please visit the official website at www.chasingsummerfestival.com or follow the event on social media:
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