DOWNTOWN LONG BEACH – RAINBOW LAGOON PARK
The 5th annual Long Beach Folk Revival Festival is set to take place on September 16th, 2017 from 11am to 10pm returning to Rainbow Lagoon Park just across from Shoreline Village and the Marina in Downtown Long Beach, CA. This beautiful ocean front location sets the perfect stage for showcasing the best in Folk, Roots, Americana, & Bluegrass music acts.
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
This family-friendly music festival will have something for everyone and in addition to the great music, all your favorites from last year are back including the Pie Eating Contest, Kids Area with Crafts, Music, Games, & the “Instrument Petting Zoo”, Craft Brews on tap & Gourmet Food Trucks & booths, Beard & Mustache Contest, Open Bluegrass Jam, Deering Banjo Contest, & more.
Look for full ticket information soon! Children 12 & under as well as Seniors 75 & older are FREE!
OFFICIAL FESTIVAL HOTEL
Look for full information soon!
DIRECTIONS TO THE FESTIVAL
The Folk Revival Festival is conveniently located in beautiful downtown Long Beach, CA right along the ocean front at Rainbow Lagoon Park. The official address is: E Shoreline Dr Long Beach, CA 90802
We love to keep things green and sustainable at the festival and if you could help us out by using an alternative type of transportation to get here we would really appreciate it and so would Mother Earth!
ON A BIKE
We will have a bike valet at the festival FREE of charge for you to park your bike and not have to worry about it. It will be attended by good people at Bike Loca at all times. The festival location is nestled right along a Class I Bike Path that connects to the LA River Bike Path as well as the Beach Path just below the Bluffs that takes you all the way to Belmont Shore. CLICK HERE FOR A BIKE PATH MAP
Taking the bus is a great way to reduce that carbon footprint and once you are in downtown Long Beach you can catch the Passport bus for FREE and it takes you right to the festival location. CLICK HERE FOR A BUS/PASSPORT MAP
Share a ride with a new friend through OpenRide ride-sharing program! CLICK HERE for more details.
If you have to come by car we ask that you carpool with a friend! Getting to the festival by car could not be any easier and all you have to do is take the 405 Fwy to the 710 Fwy South and the 710 turns into Shoreline Village Dr. CLICK HERE FOR DIRECTIONS
Parking around Rainbow Lagoon Park is plentiful and there are many options. The most convenient parking is adjacent to the park in the LB Convention Center Parking Lot which is $10 for all day parking as well as Shoreline Village & The Marina parking lots.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Do I need a ticket? And what is the cost?
Yes. This is a ticketed event, but Kids 12 & under as well as Seniors 75 & over are FREE! Please refer to the TICKETS page for more info.
What time does the show start?
Doors open at 11am. The first musical act starts at noon. The festival is over at 10pm.
What can I do after the festival is over?
Is there seating available?
General Admission tickets for this event do not guarantee a seat. Seating is limited so please arrive early. We will be letting all patrons bring a low backed chair or blanket to sit on this year although no personal chairs are allowed in the VIP section.
Where can I eat?
There will be gourmet food trucks & booths at our food court with a range of dining choices. No outside food or drink is permitted. More info on our vendors is on the Food & Craft Beer page.
Is alcohol permitted?
There will be several full service bars within the venue pouring your favorite local craft brews as well as hard liquor & wine. You may not bring alcohol into the venue and consumption of alcohol is not permitted in public spaces. See our Food & Craft Beer page for more details.
Can I bring a re-fillable water bottle?
Yes, we will have a cold water station available to all those who bring their own re-fillable water bottle.
Can I go in and out of the venue?
Yes you can go in and out of the venue freely and we encourage you to check out the local shops, businesses, and art galleries near by.
Is there an age limit to attend?
The Folk Revival Festival is an all ages event, but alcohol will be served throughout the festival premises to those with a valid ID showing they are 21 years of age.
Are pets allowed?
Pets are NOT allowed at the festival.
Is smoking permitted?
Smoking is only permitted in the designated smoking areas or please step outside the event (at least 15 feet from the entrance) if you would like to smoke.
What items are NOT allowed inside the venue?
Liquids in glass or plastic (other than 1 bottle of unopened water or re-fillable water bottle)
Weapons of any kind
Professional video/audio equipment (contact email@example.com for more info)
What happens if it rains?
In the unlikely event that there is rain, we suggest you dress appropriately. LB Folk Revival Festival is a ‘rain or shine’ event.
Will Recycling be available?
Yes, recycling is available and we encourage you to use them and help us move closer to being a Zero waste event. Help us keep the park clean by leaving with all you came with! In addition we will also be composting food waste and biodegradable packaging. Please do your part to keep our festival green!
Where is first aid located?
If you require first aid assistance, please visit the Medical booth next to the Kids Area. If it is an emergency, please call 911.
Where is the lost and found?
Please visit the Ticket Booth/Tent for any lost items.
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