Frequently Asked Questions

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When is the Hassayampa Music Festival?

Saturday, Sept. 30, 2023:  Gates open for general admission at: 10:00 AM, Music starts at: 11:00 AM.

Sunday, Oct. 1, 2023: Gates open for general admission at: 9:00 AM, Music starts at: 10:00 AM.

Where is the festival located?

The festival will be held at Gambel Field – 2511 S. 331st Ave, Tonopah, AZ 85354. Please see More Info > Directions for the best way to get here.

What time should I get there?

The festival ticket booth will be open at 10:00 AM- We recommend you get there at 10:00AM to avoid long wait to get in. The last band starts at 7:00 PM on Saturday and at 4:30 PM on Sunday. Please note, the event has a maximum on-site parking level allowed, please carpool if possible. No reserved parking, no space saving.

Will tickets be sold at the gate?

Yes, you may purchase tickets at the gate on both Saturday and Sunday, unless we sell out. Tickets are available for purchase prior to the festival on our ticket page and in person at pop up events or by arrangement with event coordinators.

Is there a latest arrival time?

You may attend until the festival ends at approximately 8:30 PM on Saturday and 6:00 PM Sunday. The last band Saturday evening starts at 7:00 PM, on Sunday the last band starts at 4:30 PM.

What is the refund policy?

Ticket purchases are final and are non-refundable. The Hassayampa Music Festival is a rain or shine event.

All sales are final. All tickets are purchased at risk of inclement weather. Management is not responsible for articles lost, misplaced, or stolen at the event for which this ticket grants admission. Time, date, and location of event are subject to change. This ticket will not be replaced, refunded or exchanged for any reason. Please note that our fees are never refundable under any circumstances.

How many entrances will there be?

There is one entrance to get into the festival grounds. It is the YELLOW gate at Gambel Field.

Is Re-Entry allowed?

Yes, you may exit and re-enter with a wristband on. Be aware, it is under our discretion to prohibit re-entry if wristbands appear to have been tampered with or have been removed.  Please be aware, there is no guarantee you will get your parking spot back if you leave and return later.

Is there reserve seating?

All seating is first come, first served. The lush lawns of Gambel Field offer plenty of space for your tarp, blanket (no larger than 8 x 8), beach towels, or lawn chairs. Only low- profile chairs are allowed closest to the stage and high-profile, regular lawn chairs are allowed further back.  If we can roll a basketball under it, it is a high-profile chair, and we will kindly ask you to move further back.  Please be considerate of those behind you who want to see the stage too. 


Park Benches will be arranged near the stage.  This seating is also general admission, first-come, first-served seating. We ask that benches not be saved, or held by unattended personal belongings, for an extended period-of-time.


Shade tents or canopies are limited to a 10′ x 10′ footprint and may only be set up in areas that do not compete with stage viewing, stage production crews, vendors, food trucks, or the kid’s area.  Considering our available space, please be considerate by not blocking anyone’s view of the stage. Shade tents, canopies, lawn chairs, blankets and all other personal property must be removed each night. Hassayampa Music Festival and Gambel Field are NOT responsible for items and will not safeguard, keep or protect any items left overnight.  Please consider marking or labeling your personal items.

Do we have to wear our wristbands for the entire event?

Yes.  Wristbands must be worn at all times by every attendee, including children.  If you tamper with or remove your wristband you will be removed from the festival.  Sharing of wristbands is prohibited.  Lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed wristbands will not be replaced. 

Will I have to pay for parking?

Parking is free. You will be directed by festival attendants where to park.  We encourage people who are able to carpool to do so as it is likely to fill up.  Please note that we cannot accommodate RV or trailer parking in the venue designated parking lots.  Camping is addressed separately.

Is there handicap parking?

Yes, we have designated a limited number of parking spaces for handicap vehicles. We will have an attendant available to assist at the handicap designated area. 

* Please know that the venue is a large open pasture type field. Terrain includes dirt, grass, gravel, rocks, etc.  You may encounter soft spots, gopher holes, or uneven terrain.  You are responsible for your own mobility and safe traversing of the venue.  The venue is not responsible for injuries or accidents of any type.

What can I bring to the festival?

You may bring the following items with you:

  • a folding chair, lawn blanket and beach towels
  • 2 small unopened plastic bottles of water per person. You may also bring EMPTY refillable plastic or metal beverage containers (NO GLASS)
  • Shades and umbrellas may be brought, please be courteous of other festival patron’s view. You may be asked to move/take down your shade if it blocks the view for everyone else.
  • Sunscreen, sunglasses, hats or visors, and bug spray
  • Valid ID for alcohol wrist band
  • Cash or credit/debit card for purchases. Most vendors are equipped to take cards, but not all, and sometimes there are technical difficulties.
  • A positive and fun attitude
  • Comfy shoes for walking, dancing and exploring the festival grounds.
  • All bags are subject to be checked by security. Food and beverages other than water listed above may not be brought in.

We will have plenty of food and beverage vendors with tasty treats, water, sodas and, of course, bar service.

What am I NOT ALLOWED to bring?

Our goal is to have as few rules as possible to ensure the enjoyment of all…but as you know there is always that one person who gets carried away.

So here is the general list:

  • no ice chest or coolers, (if you have a medical necessity for a cooler, for example for insulin, please let us know in advance so we can attempt to accommodate you),
  • outside food or beverages,
  • fireworks, sparklers, or incendiary devices,
  • frisbees, skateboards, bicycles, scooters,
  • noise makers that will disrupt performances or workshops (air horns, whistles, etc.),
  • Laser Pointers,
  • Drones, unmanned aircraft devices and Remote-Controlled vehicles,

No unauthorized vending or distribution of leaflets, samples, business/services promotion materials will be tolerated.  If you wish to be a vendor or to distribute materials, please let us know by reserving a booth (under the Join Us tab), the rates are very reasonable.

Is Smoking allowed?

Yes, smoking will be allowed in designated smoking areas only.  Please be courteous to those around you at all times.  All smoking materials must be properly extinguished in designated receptacles and NOT on/in the grass or regular trash cans.  Don’t abuse this privilege.  It can be taken away.

Are children allowed?

ABSOLUTELY!  Children under 12 years of age get in for free with the paid admission of a parent or guardian. Children ages 13-17 are at reduced rates (Please be honest.). Be aware there will be alcohol vendors on premises. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. As a precaution, in case of separation of child from a parent we will ask you to write your phone number on your child’s wristband.  If your children are attending the festival, we ask that you be always alert and aware of their activities and whereabouts. For their protection and safety, please make sure they do not climb under or over the fencing or rope cordoned areas at the venue.  Children should not impede anyone’s enjoyment of the festival.

Hassayampa Music Festival is not responsible for children who leave the venue unaccompanied by a parent or designated adult. Please always accompany your children. Parents are to supervise their children in the Kids’ Area.  Participation in activities or use of items and play equipment is at the parents’ discretion and Hassayampa Music Festival is not responsible for any injury that may occur.

What else is on sale at the festival?

There will be an array of items for sale at the festival, including tasty food vendors, beverage stations, alcohol stations, a variety of arts and craft vendors, festival t-shirts and musician merchandise, and a whole lot more.

Is there camping available?

We are still working through the logistics of whether we can reasonably offer camping.  We hope to have this information soon.

Please note, if camping is offered there will be additional fees for that.

Can I bring my dog?

Yes!  So long as your dog is well socialized.  You must have fido on a leash not more than 6’ in length at all times. You are responsible for cleaning up after your pet, so bring your own disposal bags.  Do not let the boys “mark” or lift a leg to anything on field (canopy legs, barrels, tables, chairs, etc.)  There is a fenced area in the South East corner of the parking lot for potty breaks.  Excessive barking (or howling) may result in you being asked to remove your dog from the event. 

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