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Food & Beverages

Can I bring a cooler with food/beverages to the festival?
Food and beverages will be provided at festival friendly rates that will be the most competitive of any music festival that you will attend this year! Additionally, there are several Fairport Restaurants in the area for your choosing. No coolers, please.
 
Is the food included in the admission price?
No, it is not.  Your admission price is a donation to the event that gets you access to all band stage (3) areas.  All proceeds from this event are donated to Golisano Children’s Hospital.  Food and beverages (water, soda, beer, wine) will be for sale at very reasonable prices.
 

Miscellaneous

Can I bring a lawn chair or blanket?
The festival band areas are located in parking lot-type areas with hard macadam surfaces. In the past, organizers have placed grass turf over parts of those surfaces! Blankets and chairs are fine. Tables and chairs will also be provided for your convenience.
 

Parking

Where do I park?
First preferred are the two large lots on the south side of the Canal across from the Music Festival, but free parking is available at many public parking lots throughout the Village of Fairport as well.  Signs will be posted showing those areas. Please respect private property and do not block any areas with your vehicle.

There is FREE shuttle parking from 5-11 on Friday, 3-11 on Saturday.

Pick up/Parking at Brooks Hill School Parking Lot.
Drop off/Return at Liftbridge and Main St intersection.

 

Posters

If I purchased a poster on-line, how do I get delivery of that item?
Please contact Andy McDermott (585-370-3831, amcderm1@rochester.rr.com) or Rob Burch (585-703-0957, rsburch@rochester.rr.com) to arrange for pick-up or delivery of items.

Out of Town Visitors

I am from out of the area - is there a place I can stay?
Woodcliff Hotel and Spa has a limited block of rooms reserved for Fairport Music Festival guests at a discounted rate. Standard $189/night rooms at Woodcliff Hotel and Spa will be made available to a limited number of FMF guests at a rate of $129/night as Woodcliff Hotel and Spa becomes the official hotel for FMF guests. Their phone is 585-381-4000. Guests should simply request the Fairport Music Festival rate. Please click here for hotel details.
 

Tickets/Wristbands

How much do tickets cost?
On-line tickets will be sold at $15/person. On-line ticket sales end at 12:01 AM August 25. Tickets are good for Friday AND Saturday.

Tickets from listed merchant outlets will go on sale August 1 at $15/person and last through August 24.

Tickets at Gate for Friday, August 25, and Saturday August 26, will be $20.

 
Are the wristbands a separate purchase?
No. Wristbands ARE your ticket and will gain you access to all Festival Stage areas.
 

Will ticket/wristbands be mailed to me if I purchase on-line?
No. No tickets or wristbands will be mailed. Simply present proper ID at the Festival Will Call area and you will be given your tickets/wristbands then.  Your receipt can be used as your ID along with a photo ID.  Will Call area will be located at the main ticket gate area near the western edge of Liftbridge Lane.


Rain Date

Will there be a “rain date” in case of inclement weather?
No. Each band stage will be covered, and each stage area will have covered tents to protect all from rain. The show will go on with the fun of any rain added. Hey, it rained at Woodstock didn’t it?
 

Pets

Can I bring my dog?
While we are sure that your pets are very well behaved, crowd activity and noise levels may bother the animals, so we prefer that you leave them home. NO pets allowed.

 

PLEASE NOTE:

Any backpacks, large purses or bags or other carry-in devices are subject to inspection before entry to the festival. If you see any suspicious packages, please report them to security immediately
All Proceeds Benefit Golisano