Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival

Theatre & Performing Arts, Accessibility

1695 Whyte Ave Vanier Park, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6J 5C3

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival Accessibility

This business has self-assessed as having the following accessible attributes. Please contact the business directly for further detail if required.


  • Designated accessible parking near an accessible entrance that is specifically marked
Restroom In Public Area
  • Can be reached without going up or down stairs, has a main entrance and/or stall that is a minimum 815 mm wide and has an outward swing door
Activities & Transportation
  • Key activities are accessible to guests using mobility devices
  • Accessible spaces have clear views of the main activity (i.e. stage, viewing area)
  • Pathways are hard packed surfaces with a maximum slope 5%


Overall Space
  • Audio description headsets available for presentations, films or movies
  • Staff are available to accompany guests through the venue as a guide, and to describe the sights


Overall Space
  • Hearing loop technology available

Cognitive & Sensory Friendly

Overall Space
  • Staff are available to accompany guests through the venue as a guide, and to describe the sights


Emergency Plan
  • Emergency plan includes staff trained to provide in-person assistance for people with mobility, visual, and hearing requirements
Service Dogs
  • Staff have been trained on guide and service dog policies
  • Business has a dog relief area on site
High Speed Internet Service
  • Business has high-speed internet service available for video application use
Additional Information

Our current site is accessible via wheelchair and further improvements are being made on an annual basis.

Learn More

Enjoy Shakespeare in modern theatre tents in the heart of Vancouver, against a spectacular backdrop of mountains, sea and sky! Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festivals 35th Season runs from June 11 to Sept 21, 2024, in two modern theatre tents in a spectacular setting. The 2024 Festival includes Twelfth Night, Hamlet, The Comedy of Errors, and Measure for Measure. Details and tickets: or 604-739-0559.