FAQ

1.

What does the festival pass include & how much are passes?

Passes grant access to festival grounds. Your pass will give you access to view the VIP vehicle showcase, unlimited access to carnival rides, food festival, live music, and more. Early bird festival passes are $20 per day & $30 for the weekend. Festival passes will increase in price 7 days before the event to $25 per day & $40 for weekend.


2.

If I pay for a festival pass for access to the festival, do I have to pay to go on rides at the carnival too?

No. Your spectator pass will include unlimited access to all carnival rides. That means you can go on rides like the Ferris Wheel as many times as you like. We wanted to give our attendees great value, typically carnivals charge more than the price of our passes for that privilegeAmusement games will require a separate purchase.


3.

If I pay for a festival pass, is food in the food festival included?

No. Your spectator pass will give you access to the variety of food vendors within the food festival, but you will need to pay for price of the food items separately.


4.

 I'm interested in being a vendor and/or sponsor. Where do I go to register?

You can register here.


5.

 I'm interested in showcasing my vehicle at the festival. Where do I go to register?

You can register your vehicle here.


6.

How can I showcase my vehicle with a curator? 

Curator spots are very limited in space. You can apply to showcase your vehicle by selecting your favorite curator in the registration form here. We will make announcements on our social media profiles when curator registrations open.


7.

Are there any refunds?

Unfortunately there are no refunds. All sales are final. Including purchases for vendors, sponsors, VIP vehicles & spectator passes.


8.

What if the weather isn't good?

The event is rain or shine. Access to carnival & amusement rides is contingent on good weather for safety reasons.


9.

How do I get to the event? 

Visit our travel guide here.


10.

Is the festival limited to certain vehicle makes or models?

No. All vehicle makes & models are welcome. We will never be biased towards any vehicle. Read our story here. Nothing but positive vibes. 


11.

I would like to cover this event for my media / press organization, how does that process work?

You can register to cover our event for your organization here.  All press / media registrations are screened & validated before approval. All media / press passes are no charge & include the same perks as our spectator pass.


12.

What are my parking options getting to the event?

Parking is free on festival premises with paid admission.


13.

What can I bring to the event?

You can bring foldable chairs, bug spray, sunblock, & good attitude.


14.

What can't I bring to the event?

You're not allowed to bring any alcohol or drugs of any kind. Police will be on premises to monitor any illegal activities. Any attendee caught in possession of these items will be removed from the event without refund.


15.

Do you offer special pricing for kids?

We have built our event from the ground up to be affordable & provide value like no other automotive event, Kids of the age 3 & under get free admission, but will not have unlimited carnival ride access. Kids over the age of 3 years old will require purchasing a standard festival pass.

 

16.

Do vehicle passengers get in free?

Unfortunately no. Vehicle passengers will have to pay for admission by purchasing a festival pass. To save additional money on purchasing festival passes, please purchase our passes at our discounted early bird pricing. We have priced our event to give you value like no other. When it comes to car parts, you get what you pay for. That principle also applies to events.

 
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