Festival Information

Official Dates
May 25th & 26th, 2024.

Festival Hours
Doors open at 12pm until 10pm daily

Grant Park, Chicago

Bring your valid government issued ID (photos of ID’s will not be accepted)

Bring your Festival Wristband

· Bring your valid government issued ID (photos of ID’s will not be accepted)
· Please also remember our bag policy

There is no local requirement to provide a Negative COVID-19 test result, Vaccine Card, or Vaccine Record for entry at this event.

If you have questions about vaccines or want to get a vaccine, please visit Vaccines.gov to find the nearest vaccine provider near you. Current information about COVID-19, and recommendations for isolation and quarantine can be found at the CDC website.

  • ALL bags will be searched before entry.
  • Small clutch purses and fanny packs that are 6″ x 9″ or smaller do not need to be clear, but can have no more than one pocket.
  • All other bags larger than 6″ x 9″ must be smaller than 12″ x 6″ x 12″ and clear.
  • Hydration packs are allowed and do not need to be clear, but must be emptied of all liquid and have no more than two pockets in addition to the one holding the water reservoir.

**Subject to change


    • Clear bags made of clear plastic, clear vinyl, or clear pvc which do not exceed 12″ x 12″ x 6″
    • Small clutch purses and fanny packs that are 6″ x 9″ or smaller do not need to be clear, but can have no more than one pocket.
    • Binoculars
    • Blankets, Sheets, Towels
    • Cameras (basic point and shoot consumer-grade cameras) without detachable lenses and other accessories (monopods, selfie sticks, tripods, GoPro mounts, and other attachments are not allowed)
    • Empty reusable water bottles and hydration packs, and plastic or aluminum water bottles
    • Personal sized hand sanitizer
    • Sunscreen in non-aerosol containers is allowed in the size of 3.4 ounces or less

Prescription Medicine Requirements

  • Anyone needing prescription medicine at the festival must present the pharmacy-labeled container which states the prescription, dosage, and patient name to our medical staff at each entrance gate. Patrons are only allowed a sufficient supply of the prescribed medication for that day.
  • Medicines needing to be inhaled or smoked are prohibited unless in a prescribed inhaler.
  • Over the counter medications are allowed in a sufficient supply for the day. Bottle contents will be verified by medical personnel at the entry gates.
    • Any bags that are not clear or are larger than 12″ x 12″ x 6″.  Any hydration packs with more than 2 pockets.
    • Aerosol containers, including sunscreen and personal beauty products
    • Coolers of any kind. (Exceptions may be made for medical use)
    • Framed backpacks, multiple pocket backpacks and any pack that is not aligned with the allowed backpacks above.
    • Any and all professional audio recording equipment
    • Professional cameras and professional recording (photo, video, audio) equipment (NO large professional detachable zoom lenses, stands, monopods, tripods, attachment sticks (selfie sticks) or other commercial equipment.
    • Any and all professional video equipment. No video recording will be allowed
    • Drones or any other remote flying device
    • Hammocks
    • Glass containers of any kind
    • Illegal and Illicit substances of any kind
    • Outside food or beverage (including alcohol) of any kind
    • Umbrellas
    • Pets (except service animals)
    • Selfie sticks
    • Skateboards, scooters, bicycles, wagons, carts or any personal motorized vehicles
    • Tents, canopies, or shade structures of any kind
    • Unauthorized/unlicensed vendors are not allowed. No unauthorized solicitation and materials including handbills, flyers, stickers, beach balls, give-aways, samples, etc.
    • Weapons or explosives of any kind
    • Fireworks
    • Large chains or spiked jewelry
    • Bicycles inside festival grounds (free parking is available near festival entrance)
    • Carts of any kind (including Red Wagons
    • Chairs
    • Totems
    • All Chicago parks prohibit smoking of any kind, including vaping.