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Supercrawl organizers behind On the Bay festival offer 2 days of free music at Bayfront Park

Supercrawl organizers have set up a free, two-day festival offering music, food trucks and drag performances coming to Bayfront Park in Hamilton.

Ticket holders 12 and up will have to show ID and proof they're fully vaccinated

The organizers behind Supercrawl are planning a two-day festival at Hamilton's Bayfront Park next month. (Supercrawl/Instagram)

A free, two-day festival offering music, food trucks and drag performances is coming to Hamilton's Bayfront Park.

It's a sort of Supercrawl, only done a little differently. The organizers behind the massive multi-arts event are teaming up with the Something Else! Festival for an event they're calling On the Bay.

It will take place Oct. 8 and 9, and offer performances by Tim Baker, Death from Above 1979, The Halluci Nation and more.

Organizers say all ticket holders 12 and over will be required to show proof they're fully vaccinated, along with matching ID, in line with provincial legislation.

They're also asking all ticket holders to maintain two metres of distance between themselves and anyone outside their household, and to wear masks except when eating or drinking.

Here's a look at how the two days are scheduled to roll out:

Oct. 8, from 6 p.m. to midnight

East Stage:

West Stage: 

Oct. 9 from Noon to midnight

East Stage:

West Stage:

Capacity is limited to 15,000 people per day and admission is only available through advanced registration, according to organizers. The event will go ahead rain or shine.

While it's a free event, attendees can buy and reserve all-day distanced seating in a VIP area with a licensed bar.

Supercrawl also plans to host the province's GO-VAXX bus to offer people a chance to get their COVID-19 shot a few days later, on Oct. 12 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m, at Bridgeworks on Caroline Street North. 

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