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Frequently Asked Questions

North Beach Music Festival takes place at the North Beach Bandshell & Bandshell Park. The address is: 7275 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33141

Festival gates will open at 2:15 PM on Friday, December 10th, and 12:15 PM on Saturday, December 11th. The festival will end each day at 11:00 PM.

The closest airports are Miami International Airport (13.34 miles) and Fort Lauderdale International Airport (26.3 miles)

Yes, there are several hotels within walking distance of the venue. We have travel packages that include tickets to the festival here. For other options at varying price points, check out the Waterside Hotel, The Broadmore Miami Beach, Crystal Beach Suites Oceanfront, and Carillon Miami

Once you have entered the festival for the day, we will allow you to leave and re-enter one time before sunset, which is at 5:30 PM each day. After 5:30 PM, if you exit the venue, you will not be able to re-enter the venue.

Yes, the venue is very close to the beautiful beach and Atlantic Ocean. We encourage you to bring a bathing suit and explore the beach before you enter the festival! Once you enter the festival, you will be allowed to leave once per day, as mentioned above.

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The venue is accessible by foot, by public transportation, by bike, or by car. For full information, check out the venue’s “Getting There” section on their website

Yes, there are a few metered parking options nearby:
  • The municipal parking lot across the street from the venue–located at 299 72nd St–is a great option, and it’s free after 6:00 pm!
  • There is an additional parking lot two blocks from the venue–located at 7501 Collins Ave–it is also free after 6:00 PM
  • There are many parking spots along Ocean Terrace, which is the street that runs along the beach just behind the North Beach Bandshell
This is a rain or shine event. The North Beach Bandshell is an outdoor venue, but it has a canopy that covers most of the audience. Bandshell Park, however, is open air. If it rains, bring a poncho!

No outside food or drink will be allowed into the venue. You can bring an empty water bottle as there is a water refill station.

This is a general admission festival. There will be some limited first-come-first-serve seating options available throughout the venue and in the park. There will be seating options for those in the VIP and Platinum VIP areas.

Please leave your pet at home, we will not allow any animals into the festival. Service animals are allowed as long as proper documentation is provided.

The safety and comfort of our amazing fans, artists, and venue staff is our number one priority. With that in mind, a valid ID and proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test (PCR or antigen) within 48 hours will be required for entry into the festival.

An original vaccination card, a printed copy of a valid card, or a screenshot or photo on your phone are all acceptable.

Further information on testing locations and options around the venue and in the greater Miami will be made available as the festival approaches. At this time, all passes to North Beach Music Festival are 2-day passes; please bring proof of your vaccination card or proof of a negative COVID-19 test administered within 48 hours of each day of the festival.

We will continue to proactively communicate with you as the situation with COVID-19 evolves and we will inform you if any changes need to be made to our policies in order to keep everyone at North Beach Music Festival as safe as possible.

North Beach Music Festival is technically an all-ages event. Any attendee that is under 16 must be accompanied by a guardian that is over 21. Children under 2 years old enter for free. No matter the age of person, all attendees must provide proof of vaccination or negative PCR (or antigen).

The festival opens at 2:15 PM ET on Friday and 12:30 PM ET on Saturday 

Please check our list of Allowed and Banned Items

ALLOWED AND BANNED ITEMS
  • Bags
    • ALLOWED
      • Small clutch bags (5.5″ x 4.5″)
      • Fanny Packs and Hip Bags (5.5″ x 4.5″)
      • Hydration packs with one additional pocket (such as CamelBaks). MUST be empty upon entry.
      • Drawstring Strap Backpacks
    • NOT ALLOWED
      • Standard Backpacks or large Purses are not allowed
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  • ALLOWED Items
    • YES Cameras (Non-Pro)
    • YES Chapstick and Lip Balm (Sealed/Unopened) 
    • YES Cigarettes and Lighters (Sealed/Unopened – 1 per guest) 
    • YES E-Cigs and Vape Pens
    • YES Ear Plugs
    • YES Eye Drops (Sealed/Unopened)
    • YES Feminine Hygiene Items (Sealed/Unopened) 
    • YES GoPros & Flip Cams
    • YES Hand Sanitizer and Baby Wipes
    • YES Hats
    • YES Makeup
    • YES Medication (Over-the-counter Sealed/Unopened, Rx Must have label w/ matching ID and all same pills – no mixing)
    • YES Mobile Phones and Chargers
    • YES Poncho & Rain Jackets
    • YES Service Animals
    • YES Sunblock (Non-Aerosol)
    • YES Sunglasses
    • YES Water Bottles (Empty, Reusable, 32 oz, 1 per guest) 
  • BANNED Items
    • NO Aerosol Products/Aerosol Cans
    • NO Air Horns or Noisemakers
    • NO Audio Recording Devices
      • Tapers WILL be allowed at the festival, but due to spacial restrictions we cannot accommodate everyone. If you wish to tape at the festival, please reach out to info@northbeachmusicfestival.com with a request.
    • NO Bicycles, Skates, Scooters or Skateboards 
    • NO Chairs or Coolers
    • NO Chains or Chain Wallets
    • NO Detachable Lens Cameras
    • NO Drones
    • NO Drugs or Drug Paraphernalia
    • NO Fireworks or Explosives
    • NO Flags
    • NO Flyers, Samples, Giveaways or Promotional Items 
    • NO Glass
    • NO Glow Sticks or LED Gloves
    • NO Hula Hoops
    • NO Hoverboards or Segways
    • NO Instruments
    • NO Laser Pointers
    • NO Misters
    • NO Outside Food or Beverage
    • NO Pepper Spray or Mace
    • NO Pets or Other Animals
    • NO Selfie Sticks, Tripods or Narcissists
    • NO Sharpies, Markers or Paint Pens
    • NO Stuffed Animals or Inflatables
    • NO Tarps
    • NO Totems
    • NO Umbrellas or Parasols
    • NO Video Cameras
    • NO Walkie Talkies
    • NO Weapons of Any Kind