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Location

Where?

The festival takes place in picturesque Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada. Located in Victoria Square in downtown Amherst, Victoria Street opposite Tim Hortons and next to the Anglican Church.

Parking

Parking is available right behind the square off of Laplanche St. or Lawrence St.

Come by Bus

Maritime busses also have a stop in Amherst on Albion St about 2.5km from the festival. Bus tickets are also available online. Rates are also reasonable, around $25 for a round trip from Moncton and $65 from Halifax.

Taxi's

Amherst is very well appointed with Taxi services and most charge only $5 to go anywhere in town.

Hotels

The Victorian Motel is closest to the event, and it's within walking distance, we also have many more hotels in the town including The Wandlyn Inn, Super 8, and Comfort Inn

Bed & Breakfast

Amherst is appointed with many B&B's, and most are very close to the event - these include The Regent, Browns, and Rhodes Manor

Camping

The Shakedown Combo is offering up FREE camping at their place in Truemanville (15mins outside of Amherst) shoot them an email if interested info@theshakedowncombo.com .

Loch Lomond is Amherst's campsite and is about 3km from the event

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