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Sam Roberts Band

Cowapolooza is celebrating it's 20th year in Southside Park on Friday, Aug. 18 and Saturday, Aug. 19, 2023! Join us for free entertainment, activities, food and marketplace vendors over two days!

Cowapolooza Classics

Relive the "good old days" with Cowapolooza Classics on Friday, Aug. 18, 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Classic cars will line Southside Park for the Cowapolooza Car Show from 5 – 8 p.m. followed by live music on the main stage starting at 5 p.m. 

5 - 6 p.m. The Tavares Jazz Quintet 
6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Blue Suede Elvis Tribute Band 
8 - 9:30 p.m. Elton Rohn

Cowapolooza Kids

Saturday, Aug. 19 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. the young and young at heart can enjoy a variety of activities. Subscribe to the page using the button below to receive updates by email as details are confirmed.  

Cowapolooza Main Stage

The park will be rocking Saturday evening when Toronto based trio Ferraro hits the stage at 6:30 pm. The incredible Sam Roberts Band is headlining our 20th anniversary event and we couldn't be more thrilled. Sam Roberts Band will perform from 8:30 - 10 p.m.  

 Food Vendors 

*We are no longer accepting food vendor applications for this event, as we have reached the capacity that we are able to accommodate on-site. Please consider applying as a vendor for Cultural Canvas or Canada Day.

Hope you are hungry! Enjoy some delicious bites. 

2023 Vendors Include:  

 Parking Options/Event Shuttle Bus

Event Shuttle Bus, Saturday, Aug. 19 from 4 p.m. - midnight 

Park at the Civic Centre Arena, located at 895 Nellis St, Woodstock, and hop on the FREE shuttle bus to Southside Park! 

Buses will depart the Civic Centre every 15 minutes. 

City Bus Route #7 will also be in service to Southside Park at :08 and :38 past the hour, until 10 p.m.. Regular transit fares of $2.50 apply.  

Parking Options

  • Accessible Parking in Southside Park, 192 Old Wellington St S. near the Main Washroom facilities.
  • Parking on nearby streets & limited parking in Southside Park, 192 Old Wellington St S.
  • Reeves Community Complex, 369, 375 & 381 Finkle St.
  • Jack Dunn Memorial Parking, 347 Finkle St.
  • College Avenue Secondary School, 700 College Ave
  • St. Mary's Catholic High School, 431 Juliana Dr.

Cowapolooa Parking Map. Parking available at St. Mary’s Catholic School, Reeves Community Complex (Woodstock District Community Complex), Jack Dunn Memorial Park, Southside Aquatics Centre, College Avenue Secondary School. Accessible parking inside of Southside Park outside of event area.



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