FAQ :: Shaky Knees Festival :: 2014

Does the lineup change?
-Yes, the band lineup is always subject to change without notice

When do tickets go on sale?
-They go on sale to the general public on January 17th, 2014 at 10am

When does the festival start?-The festival starts at Noon every day, with music starting at 12:30pm.

Are there VIP tickets available?
-Yes, they are a limited amount and once they are sold out there will be no more released.

What comes with my VIP ticket?
-There is a free lunch and dinner available at designated times, free water, free energy drinks, complimentary beer, a cash liquor bar, special viewing areas, and private bathrooms.

I bought my ticket, how do I get my wristband for the weekend?
-Once you have purchased your ticket, hang on to it, and you will receive a wristband the first time you enter the festival. You can also come to the festival the 3 days leading up to the festival and redeem your ticket for a wristband in advance.

Does my ticket allow me access to late night shows with the festival?
-These are separately ticketed events. Full details will be revealed at a later date. Capacity for these events is very limited, so be sure to make plans early.

Do kids get in for free?
-Yes any kid under 8 years old can get in for free but must be accompanied by an adult. No more than 2 kids per adult will be allowed to come in. We highly recommend not bringing in children under 8 years of age

When is the schedule released?
-The band schedule is released closer to the actual festival dates

I lost my ticket or wristband, how do I replace it?
-Tickets and wristbands are non-exchangeable and cannot be replaced

Is there camping on site at the festival?
-No, there is no camping at the Shaky Knees Festival, but there are several hotels near the area and a few within walking distance

Is there parking at the festival?
-Yes, there is a very large lot located below Atlantic Station, there is fee, and it may fill up to capacity. We recommend carpooling or getting a ride to the festival

Is there food at the festival?
-Yes, there will be multiple food trucks on site with a variety of food. Yum Yum!!

What Items are prohibited?
-Not allowing the following items below is to ensure your safety and make allows you and the people around you to enjoy the festival…..
• Weapons of any kind
• Illegal substances (including narcotics) or drug paraphernalia
• Framed or large backpacks (larger than a 20 x 15 x 13). Your shoulders will thank us!
• Alcohol
• Glowsticks
• Glass containers
• Outside food or beverages
• Skateboards
• Motorized carts or scooters – unless ADA verified
• Bicycles (inside Festival grounds – bike racks will be available near the entrance)
• Large chains or spiked jewelry (spikes longer than 3/4 of an inch will be confiscated).
• Fireworks / Firecrackers
• Umbrellas
• Chairs of any kind
• Coolers of any size
• Tents or canopies of any kind
• Pets (except service dogs)
• Video equipment: No video recording will be allowed
• Professional still camera equipment (no detachable lenses, no tripods, big zooms, or    commercial use rigs)
• Any audio recording equipment
• No unauthorized/unlicensed vendors allowed

Can I bring a backpack into the festival?
-Yes you can, but it is subject to search

Is there re-entry to the festival?
-Yes, you may come and go, but you are subject to search each time upon re-entry. Do not remove your wristband either

Is there a lost and found?
-Yes, we will collect lost items throughout the festival and they will be held at the front gate. You can also email lostandfound@shakykneesfestival.com and we will do our best to help find your item and get it back to you.

Are there free water stations at the festival?
-Yes, there are multiple water stations around the festival. You are allowed to bring in 1 water bottle unopened at you enter the festival.

Am I allowed to bring in anything to the festival?
To make sure you have everything you’ll need while at Shaky Knees, please feel free to bring the following items with you:

  • Sun screen
  • Small backpacks, fanny packs, and purses
  • Empty waterbottle

REMEMBER: All travelers and their belongings are subject to search and prohibited items will be removed at the discretion of the front gate and security staff.

Is there a map of the festival?
-Yes, a detailed map of everything you need to know will be available closer to the festival

Are there ATMs at the festival?
-Yes there are several ATMs throughout the festival, please refer to the site map

If I need medical attention, is that available?
-If you need medical attention while at Shaky Knees, we will have a medical tent located on-site as well as a medical team at both the main stages. If you can’t make it to one of the medical tents or team, grab a member of our security staff and they will assist you.