Accessibility at the Wild Writers Literary Festival

Below you will find information about accessibility for each of the venues that various Wild Writers Festival events will be held at.

CIGI Campus / Balsillie School of International Affairs

  • The auditorium and foyer are fully accessible.
  • The areas we have booked for the festival are on the ground level.
  • The entrance to the building is off of Erb Street.
  • Parking is available in the parking lot behind the building (off of Father David Bauer Drive).
    • If you are arriving with someone, you can be dropped off at the front of the building and then the driver can go around the building to park
    • If you are driving yourself, you will need to park in the lot behind the building and then walk around to the front entrance (this is a barrier-free pathway).
  • There are accessible washrooms available on the ground floor.
  • Site map

Nick & Nat’s Uptown 21

  • There is one entrance off of King St, for which there is an access ramp for those who need it.
  • The sidewalk outside is paved and accessible.
  • The entire restaurant and washrooms are on one level.
  • The washrooms are not fully accessible, as the stalls neither fit a chair, nor do they have bars for assisted transfer.
  • Parking is available:
    • off of Caroline at the Waterloo Town Square, and
    • in two lots off of Regina (one behind where the post office once was at Bridgeport, and one beside Paul Puncher between William & Erb).

Rhapsody Barrel Bar

  • More information coming soon.


If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact our Accessibility Coordinator, Nicole St Clair, at