FAQ

If you are sick, have a fever, or have been exposed to COVID-19, please stay home.

The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has been declared a worldwide pandemic by the World Health Organization. COVID-19 is extremely contagious and is believed to spread mainly from person-to-person contact. By entering these premises and/or the event, you (a) acknowledge the contagious nature of COVID-19 and voluntarily assume the risk that you may be exposed to or infected by COVID-19 and that such exposure or infection may result in personal injury, illness, permanent disability, and death, (b) voluntarily agree to assume all of the foregoing risks and accept sole responsibility for any injury, illness, damage, loss, claim, liability, or expenses, of any kind (“Claims”), that you may experience or incur, and (c) hereby release, covenant not to sue, discharge, and hold harmless the venue, event promoter(s), vendor(s), and each of their respective parents, members, partners, affiliates, divisions, subsidiaries, and landlords and their respective officers, directors, and employees from Claims of any kind arising out of or relating thereto.

Updated June 29th, 2021: All Boodang events will comply with COVID-19 orders and legislation set forth by the province of Alberta and the City of Edmonton. At the time of this writing, Alberta is set to enter stage 3 on July 1st.

  • All restrictions lifted, including ban on indoor social gatherings.
  • Isolation requirements for confirmed cases of COVID-19 and some protective measures in continuing care settings remain.
  • The general indoor provincial mask mandate will be lifted.

For more information on what public health measure might be in place, please visit https://www.alberta.ca/enhanced-public-health-measures.aspx#open

Tickets are on-sale Thursday July 1st at 11AM.  Advanced tickets are highly recommended. SCREAM sells out every year!

SCREAM will be taking place at the Edmonton Expo Centre!  The EXPO Centre brings people together to experience the biggest and best trade shows, live entertainment, sporting events, conferences, galas and more.  Spread over 522,000 square feet, the Edmonton EXPO Centre is the largest venue of its kind in Western Canada and welcomes more than 1.3 million visitors each year. SCREAM will feature three stages and utilize Halls E, F, G, & H of the facility.

Edmonton EXPO Centre
7515 - 118 Ave NW
Edmonton, Alberta T5B 0J2
Click here for directions

Scream takes place Saturday October 30th, 7PM – 3AM.

Early arrival is always recommended! Performance schedules will be released closer to the event. 

Absolutely!  Scream will have a GA coat check and a VIP coat check.  We will be increasing our capacity for both this year!

Entrance gates will be open from 7PM to 1AM. You may arrive early if you wish you queue. Early bird always gets the worm. Refunds will not be given to those that arrive after 1AM. There is NO RE-ENTRY.

SCREAM is an ADULTS ONLY event!  This means you must be 18 years of age or older. You MUST provide valid identification to enter this event.

All government issued photo identification presented must be valid - not expired! The following forms will be accepted for entry into SCREAM

  • Alberta Operator’s License (Driver’s License)
  • Out of province Photo Operator’s Licence
  • Alberta Identification Card (Non-driver’s photo identification)
  • Passport
  • Armed Forces Identification Card
  • Permanent Resident Card

Th following forms of identification are NOT VALID for entry into SCREAM:

  • School Identification Cards
  • Expired identification of any kind
  • Birth Certificates
  • Xerox copies of any identification
  • Photos of any identification
  • Health Cards
  • Temporary paper ID

We much rather prefer that you present a printed digital ticket. However, if you’re using a digital ticket, your phone screen must be at full brightness. Please have it ready upon entry.

  • YES Cell phones and portable chargers/external batteries
  • YES Cigarettes (must be sealed upon entry) and lighters. No smoking indoors!
  • YES E-cigs/vapes (refillable liquid chambers OK, must be empty upon entry. No smoking indoors!
  • YES Earplugs
  • YES Fanny packs
  • YES Glowsticks & glowing/illuminated costumes or jewelry
  • YES Gum (must be sealed upon entry)
  • YES personal sized hand sanitizer
  • YES Hydration Packs / Camel Packs (must be empty upon entry)
  • YES Lip balm, lip gloss and lipstick (must be sealed upon entry)
  • YES Non-professional flash/still cameras, handheld video devices under 6″ (Sony Action Cam, GoPro, etc.), and GoPro extendable poles
  • YES Physician-prescribed medication that is not expired (must show physician’s prescription and consult with a safety officer upon entry)
  • YES Powder makeup (liquid makeup is prohibited)
  • YES Small bags, single-compartment bags, plush bags, purses (maximum 12″x12″)
  • YES Sunglasses & hats
  • YES Tampons and pads (sealed upon entry)
  • YES Wet wipes (sealed upon entry)
  • NO Aerosol products/cans
  • NO Balls or Frisbees
  • NO Bota bags
  • NO Costumes that resemble a public safety uniforms (police, SWAT, fire, security, or medical) in any way
  • NO Deodorant
  • NO Drones, remote-controlled aircraft, toys
  • NO Drugs or drug paraphernalia
  • NO Eye drops
  • NO Glass, cans, cups or coolers
  • NO Inflatables of any kind
  • NO Helium balloons
  • NO Illegal substances
  • NO Large chains or spiked jewelry
  • NO Large purses, bags or backpacks (over 12″×12″)
  • NO Laser pointers or air horns
  • NO Liquid makeup
  • NO Markers, pens or spray paint
  • NO Massagers
  • NO Open packs of cigarettes (upon entry)
  • NO Outside food or beverages (including alcohol and candy)
  • NO Over-the-counter medication
  • NO Pacifiers
  • NO Personal misting fan with attached bottle
  • NO Pets
  • NO Professional photo, video, or audio recording equipment (detachable lenses, tripods, big zooms or commercial-use rigs)
  • NO Selfie sticks
  • NO Stickers, flyers
  • NO Stuffed animals or dolls
  • NO Tents, large umbrellas, chairs or blankets
  • NO Toy guns, water guns, slingshots
  • NO Unsealed tampons or pads (upon entry)
  • NO Weapon or weapon accessories of any kind, real or fictional (including whips, lightsabers, pocket knives, pepper spray, fireworks, fake weapons/props, etc.)

Costumes are allowed and encouraged!  With that said, please note our costume guidelines below:

  • NO drugs or drug paraphernalia
  • NO costumes that resemble police, fire, security, or medical in any way
  • NO handcuffs
  • NO glass or ceramic masks
  • NO full-face makeup that makes you unrecognizable from your government-issued photo ID
  • NO items resembling weapon or weapon accessories, real or fictional (including whips, lightsabers, axes, pocket knives, swords, guns, fake weapons/props, etc.)
  • NO violent props, including crops, whips, ropes, chains or tethers
  • NO sharp metal spikes
  • Please remember that we are an inclusive community, and costumes/decorations should not misrepresent race, religion or cultural heritage.

We've level'd up our VIP experience! The following additional perks come with your VIP ticket:

  • Dedicated VIP express entry.
  • Dedicated VIP coat check.
  • Dedicated VIP washrooms.
  • SCREAM laminate + Boodang lanyard.
  • Elevated viewing platforms in Elm Street and Camp Crystal Lake.
  • Dedicated VIP bars.
  • Plus more!

Take your VIP experience one step higher!  Book your Ultra VIP table at the Elm Street or Camp Crystal Lake stage by emailing [email protected]!

 

We'll be releasing an event in October! Keep checking back!

Artist schedules will be released 1-2 weeks prior to the event.

If you're looking to become a vendor or sponsor, email [email protected] for more information!

Cash N Go ATMs are located throughout the building in the main gallery.

In compliance with City of Edmonton’s Public Places Bylaw, the Edmonton EXPO Centre is a smoke free facility. Guests wishing to smoke may do so at SCREAM's designated OUTDOOR smoking area. Please refer to the event map (once released) for location details.  All forms of Tobacco, Cannabis Products, E-Cigarettes and Vapes are subject to the above policy.

Free water stations will be available. Please check the event map for location details. Drinking fountains are are also located in the main gallery near the washrooms.

Courtesy is an important element of enjoyment at SCREAM and  all attendees are expected to be respectful of others around them. Any attendee who interferes with the enjoyment of another individual during an event is subject to ejection from the event.

Unacceptable behaviours include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Drunk and disorderly conduct
  • Fighting or challenging others to fight
  • Violations of Edmonton EXPO Centre event policies
  • Violation of the local, provincial or federal laws and statutes
  • Attempting to enter back of house or restricted areas without permission
  • Throwing, discharging or launching any liquid substance
  • Willfully and maliciously disturbing another patron / employee with loud and unreasonable noise
  • Using profanity and/or offensive words
  • Use of abusive, profane or threatening language to the staff
  • Smoking in non-smoking areas
  • Consuming alcohol in unlicensed areas

To enforce these policies, Guest Experience and Security personnel are located throughout the building during SCREAM. Those who observe other patrons violating these policies should report the incident to the nearest event  representative.

The Edmonton EXPO Centre has the right to address inappropriate behaviour and failure to do so may result in eviction. Ejected patrons will not receive a refund for their tickets or be compensated in any way for their loss.

All ticket sales are final except in the unlikely situation of a full event cancellation or postponement by Boodang Music Canada.

Subject to the provisions below for an event cancellation or postponement, there are NO exchanges or refunds once tickets have been purchased.

NO exchanges or refunds will be issued if a festival performer is changed, cancelled, rescheduled or delayed for what ever reason.

In the unlikely event of a full cancellation or postponement, Boodang Music Canada will offer refunds and or exchange options and time-sensitive windows for such options. We will inform ticket buyers of these procedures once they become available through our website, social channels, and email database.

SCREAMFEST is NOT the same as SCREAM. Yes we know it's very confusing - considering they are both the same name.  SCREAMFEST happens in Calgary.  We can not honour any tickets from SCREAMFEST at our event.

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