Accessibility & Parking

Welcome to Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan!

Welcome to our site, located at 948 Spadina Crescent East. Our goal is to make Shakespeare accessible to all. This page can be beneficial to individuals with mobility and hearing concerns as well as those with developmental conditions and other people with differently abled bodies.If you do not find the information you were looking for or would like to know more, please don’t hesitate to call our office at 306-653-2300 as we are more than happy to help. 

Parking

There are a few different places you can park at the festival:

-The parking lot located next to the Festival Site.  This lot recently underwent a major upgrade and the addition of a drop off loop! Check out our Interactive Map or the Meewasin Valley Authority's plans from this upgrade HERE!

-The Kinsmen Park parking lot next to the YWCA building

-The Nutrien Playland parking area

-Head to the City Hospital staff parking lot on Queen Street. The entrance is between 8th and 9th avenue. This lot opens daily at 6:00pm. 

-Residential parking around City Hospital (be careful of time limts)

With the Wonderhub re-opening and the Prairie Lily River Boat tours, spots can fill up fast so ensure you budget enough time to find a spot!

Physical Accessibility

Our new courtyard is all stone with rakes between 1-3% but no more than 4.5%. The entire site is accessible by wheelchair. Outdoor surfaces include: stone, crusherdust and ashphalt. The Riverside Deck is also fully accessible for wheelchairs.  All of our service windows are designed for wheelchair users.

As mentioned above, an accessible drop off loop will be completed with the completion of parking lot upgrades in summer 2021.

Service Animals are allowed and welcomed! If you have any questions or accommodations needed to support your visit please call our office at 306-653-2300 and ask to speak with the Festival Coordinator.

Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan is not a scent free environment. Individuals with allergies or scent sensitivities may wish to contact the Front of House Staff should the need to move arise.

How to get to Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan:

Walking:

We are located along the Meewasin Trail at 948 Spadina Crescent East along the riverbank. We are a mere 15 minute walk along Meewasin Trail from Saskatoon’s historic Bessborough Hotel.

Bussing:

For information on busing, please go to Google Transit and enter in 948 Spadina Crescent East as your destination.

 

Washrooms

The City of Saskatoon just completed the installation of brand new, fully accessible, gender neutral washrooms just outside of the Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan Festival Site! During our Festival season, the washroom are open from 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM. 

 

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