PLEASE review the parking and transportation page on our website to be 100% aware of road closures, satalite parking and shuttles. Reading this page will help you with your plans.
NO INS AND OUTS
What can I bring?
Smiles and good vibes! You’re at the California Roots Festival The Carolina Sessions!
One empty water bottle or camel bag up to 1 liter. Camel packs are welcome but must be empty for entry. There will be free water filling stations inside.
Sunscreen for the afternoon and blankets for the evening. Blankets limited to 4’x4’, space will be limited.
Dancing shoes! Hula Hoops!
One medium sized backpack. No large or framed backpacks.
Strollers or wagons to carry the little ones.
Non-Professional cameras still and video (no cameras with detachable lenses).
What is not allowed?
No frowns and bad vibes!
No weapons of any kind.
No fireworks or explosives.
No outside food.
No squirt guns.
No glass containers.
No outside drinks. (the exception is baby bottles)
No Illegal Drugs.
No coolers of any size.
No tents, pop-ups, canopies or umbrellas. These block the view for others.
No large or framed backpacks.
No tailgating in parking lots.
No refunds, exchanges or cancellations.
No pets (except service animals with required credentials).
No unauthorized vendors allowed!!
* List subject to change.
What time do the festival grounds open?
Gates open at 11:00AM
What time does the music start?
What if it rains can I get my money back?
Nope, this festival is rain or shine! No refunds.
Can I go in and out of the festival grounds throughout the day?
NO IN'S AND OUTS.
Will the festival sell out?
Possibly. Have you seen the line up?? Make sure to get your tickets now!
What’s up with parking?
Official Festival Parking Passes can be purchased in advance on our website. Parking is extremely limited and you will not be allowed to enter the battleship grounds without the correct parking pass.
Then how will i get to the show?
Taxi's. walking in, being dropped off by a friend. We will be announcing a satalite parking lot and shuttle soon.
I wanna know when my favorite bands are playing. Can I find that info anywhere?
Yes. A few weeks before the festival we will post the stage schedules on our website and our Facebook page.
It sucks when I go to a festival and there’s trash all over the place. How is the California Root Festival Carolina Sessions going to deal with all that trash?
We agree. It’s totally gross when that happens. We need your help in keeping the venue clean by placing all of your trash, recycling and compost in the proper receptacles found throughout the festival grounds. Leave the Scene Clean!
Can I bring my….
Can I bring my kids?
Absolutely! We welcome families of all ages. Kids 10 and under are free. Strollers and wagon for carrying the kiddies are permitted.
Can I bring my pop-up tent and canopy and umbrellas and chairs and set up camp in the festival grounds?
Unfortunately, no due to safety concerns, we are asking you to leave the tents, canopies, chairs and umbrellas at home & bring blankets to sit on instead.
Wait, I can’t bring my chair?
Can I bring my water bottle or camel bag?
Sure, as long as when you enter the festival it is empty. Once inside, you can refill at one our free water filling stations.
Will there be…
Will there be food and beer at the festival?
Yep! There will be a bunch of delicious food vendors plus a number of beer and wine booths.
I’m vegan. Will there be something for me to eat at the festival?
Yes, there will be yummy vegetarian and vegan options from our food vendors.
Will there be First Aid on site?
Of course. We will have the EMT’s on site.
Will there be ATMs?
Yes, the will be a number of ATMs inside the festival grounds but we encourage you to bring plenty of cash in advance.
Will there be ADA accommodations at the Carolina Sessions. YES. We will have ADA bathrooms as well as a section roped off.
Will I be able to find Security if needed?
Absolutely. Security will be at the front gate, near the stages and roaming throughout the festival grounds. They will all be wearing YELLOW colored shirts. They are happy to help!
I’m a …
I’m a professional photographer. Can I come take pictures?
To submit a photographer pass request, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Dude, I’m in a band that rocks! How can we play at the Carolina Sessions?
We are sure you rock. Sadly, we are booked for the 2013 festival.
I’m a kick-ass volunteer. How can I help?
We couldn’t do all of this without volunteers. If you want to volunteer at the festival please email
I’m super pumped about the festival and want to tell the world!
Awesome! We would love your help in spreading the word! To join the Roots Crew send a email to email@example.com
Q: How long will Early Bird Tickets be available?
A: All tickets are available on a first come first serve basis and only available while supplies last. Different price tiers can be seen here. We will let you know via our website & Facebook page when we are about to run out of Early Bird tickets.
Q: I’m broke but I want to see the show!
A: Lucky for you, we have Early Bird tickets. Get your tickets now for crazy good deals!
Q: I’m having technical difficulties buying my tickets…
A: Contact our fantastic ticket provider, EventBrite for all of your ticket purchasing questions. 1-888-810-2063 or http://www.eventbrite.com/contact-us/
Q: Will you be selling tickets at the gate?
A: If passes are still available, we will be selling them at the Front Gate for Day-Of prices. But, I’d get my tickets now if I were you!
Q: I ordered my tickets on EventBrite and now I want to know when I’m going to get them.
A: Please contact our fantastic ticket provider, EventBrite for all of your ticket purchasing questions. 1-888-810-2063 or http://www.eventbrite.com/contact-us/
Q: Can I get a refund for my ticket?
A: There are no refunds, no cancellations or exchanges.
Q: What happens if I lose or damage my festival wristband?
A: You must buy a new wristband to re-enter the festival grounds.
Q: But that sucks because I was just dancing really hard and all of the sudden my wristband was gone.
A: We know. That sucks. You must buy a new wristband to re-enter the festival grounds.
Q: I saw some guy on the street corner that’s selling Carolina Sessions tickets. I think they are $5 cheaper than the ones you are selling. Should I buy my tickets from him?
A: Please don’t. Only tickets bought from the California Roots: Carolina Sessons Festival website, at the Official Carolina Sessions Ticket Outlets, or through EventBrite.com are guaranteed to be authentic. We therefore recommend that you do not buy tickets from a secondary ticket vendor not listed above. Fake tickets and wristbands may appear to appear to look like the real thing but they will not pass the California Roots Festival security measures. Fake tickets will be turned away. The California Roots Festival is not responsible for any counterfeit tickets.
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