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Sled Island Block Party 2017

Get ready for the fifth annual, free, outdoor, all-ages Sled Island Block Party! This year, it will take place on Saturday, June 24 from 2:00pm - 10:00pm.

The Sled Island Block Party is the biggest dance party at the festival! We’re back in Inglewood and have lined up dance kingpin Jimmy Edgar, Flying Lotus curator picks Seven Davis Jr (DJing ahead of his live set at the Hifi Club) and IGLOOGHOST, live electronic act I M U R, funk-inflected rapper Lou Phelps, dark synth band Melted Mirror, energetic goofballs Physical Copies and dynamic duo sitstill. Big ups to our friends at the Hifi Club for curating this special lineup.

All that dancing calls for a little refreshment. Thankfully, Steam Whistle will be on hand with a beer garden to help keep you going. Look out for food trucks, too! You can also expect Sled Island and performer merch, plus the lovely Market Collective crew, who will be offering a special vintage clothing market for your shopping pleasure. Big thanks to the Inglewood BRZ and the Ward Event Community Fund for their attentive assistance and sponsorship of this event.

This is a rain or shine event. Let’s party!

RSVP on Facebook.

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Mrs. Magician No Longer Appearing at Sled Island 2017

Sled Island regrets to announce that due to circumstances beyond the festival's control, Mrs. Magician will no longer be appearing at Sled Island 2017. Calgary's own Morgan Greenwood (Azeda Booth, Baths) will be replacing them on Tuesday, June 20 at Commonwealth. A special guest will be announced later to replace Mrs. Magician at the Ship & Anchor on Wednesday, June 21. Please direct any questions or concerns to info@sledisland.com.

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Passholder Discount Week

Today we announce a brand new perk for Sled Island passholders: a special pre-fest week of discounts with our awesome community partners! You may already know that Sled Island passholders receive discounts on some of our favourite goods and services during the festival, but now, we've set up an additional savings event for those who have already pulled the trigger on a Sled Island 2017 pass.

This Friday, May 26 through Thursday, June 1, show a proof of purchase for your Sled Island 2017 pass and save at over 25 businesses in Calgary! Whether you're looking for food and beverage, health and wellness or retail, we've got a discount for you.

Read the full list of participating partners and make sure to grab that pass to save some cash! Our complete list of 2017 community partners (more than 60 businesses!) will be revealed soon.

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