Q: Where is the event happening?
The main event will be held in a heated tent at Barbara Hall Park, general, ASL-designated, and an accessible seating area will be available.
There will be a designated accessible seating space with live-streaming in The 519 Ballroom for folks who may desire/require more space.
We will also have a mask-mandatory room with live-streaming for folks who wish to attend in a fully masked environment as we continue to navigate the realities of COVID-19.
Q: Is the event accessible for folks with mobility needs?
A: Yes, the event venue is wheelchair accessible, there will be a ramp for the stage, there is a ramp to enter The 519 and an elevator to the Ballroom. We will also have a designated seating space at the front of the stage within the venue tent.
Q: Will the event be heated?
A: Yes, there will be heating in the tent, we updated the heating this year.
Q: Are there quiet areas for individuals who may need a break from the crowd or noise?
A: Yes, we have designated a grounding room where a grief counsellor will be present to support folks who need it.
Q: Will sign language interpretation be provided for the event?
A: Yes, we will have professional ASL interpreters present throughout the event to ensure effective communication for deaf and hard of hearing attendees.
Q: What COVID-19 safety measures are being taken?
A: Masks are strongly recommended. We will have extra masks and hand sanitizer available. We will also have a mask-mandatory room indoors for folks who wish to attend in a fully masked environment.
Q. Can I bring little ones?
A. Most certainly. TDoR is an intergenerational community gathering and children are welcome to attend with their adults.
Q. Will there be childminding?
A. Yes. Childminding will be available and led by our incredible EarlyON team from 5:30 to 8:30pm in room 100.
Q: What are community safety measures being taken?
A: We work with a Black 2SLGBTQ+ security company who has been building relationships with folks in the neighbourhood over the past couple of months who will be on-site.