There are a handful of activities that are NOT included with General Admission tickets. They are as follows:
Acceptance Letters ($1 per person)
Niffler Toonie Toss ($2 per person)
Feed the Dragons ($1 per person)
Wand Making ($5 per person)
There are MANY activities, exhibits and booths that are included with the GA ticket!
Magical Passports will be distributed upon entry, and are filled out or stamped throughout the event, as you participate in different (free and paid) activities. This can be submitted for various prizes.
The festival itself happens on Saturday and Sunday August 4th and 5th from 8am-8pm ONLY. Friday evening is our Welcome Feast and Saturday night is the Yule Ball. For a full schedule of events please see the Schedule page.
All tickets must be purchased in advance. General Admission tickets are $40 per person, children 4 & under are free. There are select items (games, crafts and activities) that have fees that help us raising funds for charity. You can pay-as-you-go for these booths. There are also select events (Please see above) that have ticket fees. To purchase any tickets please check the Tickets page.
Using GPS – 812 Old Highway 8, Rockton, ON L0R 1X0
Roughly in between Hamilton and Cambridge.
Please note that the Rockton Fairgrounds is in a rural area and therefore has no public transportation. There is approximately 60 acres of parking onsite, with 5 different entrances. Volunteers will be onsite to coordinate.
If you require accessible parking please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Pets are not permitted at our festival. Vehicles will be checked upon entry to ensure pets are not left in cars.
Service animals are welcome.
All tickets will be sent to the email address you entered when purchasing your tickets. Please ensure you have all tickets printed and ready upon arrival. You will be given a wristband which you must wear for the duration of the festival.
Tickets can only be scanned once, so please do not forward copies of your tickets to anyone.
YES! Even if you didn’t get extra items, you will still have fun! There is a lot of free entertainment to be enjoyed.
Please contact www.rocktonfestival.tickit.ca.
Asylum Industries Unlimited is a for-profit company, however there are several specific areas/ activities that are for raising funds, awareness, or specific items for various local and national organizations and charities. For more information, please see our Charitable Events page.
The event is being hosted by Asylum Industries Unlimited, and staffed by local residents, volunteers, and helpers.
YES PLEASE DO! We encourage all types costumes for the festival – it makes the weekend that much more fun! HOWEVER we ask you leave all real and fake weaponry (wands are permitted) at home and keep in mind this is a family friendly event as you plan your costume. For a full overview of our general community rules, please see our Rules page.
YES! We are in Canada, and one just never knows what Mother Nature will bring! We encourage everyone to be prepared for ALL weather and bring a magical (pink) umbrella to stay dry, just in case! Most activities/ events/ exhibitions/ etc., can be moved indoors if it’s too wet.