INFO & GUIDELINES

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9th 2017

Doors Open: 3:00pm

MAIN STREET, ALHAMBRA, CA

Main Street between Garfield Ave and 2nd Street

SECURITY & ENTRY

Every attendee (including media) will be searched prior to entry. By purchasing a ticket, you agree to submit to a thorough, search, including emptying your pockets and bags, a full pat-down, having all of your items examined, and possibly removing your shoes. Police officers work both inside and outside our events. All narcotics laws are enforced. We reserve the right to refuse entry to anyone.

WHAT TO BRING WITH YOU

> Your festival ticket (may be printed or on your smart phone). Please keep on you during the entire festival.

> Photo ID for alcohol purchases (See acceptable forms below)​

> Festive & fun - yet comfortable clothing and shoes​

> Smiles, great open attitude and good vibes!​

ACCEPTABLE FORMS OF ID FOR ALCOHOL PURCHASES

Any US government-issued driver's license or ID card containing a photograph and date of birth

US or foreign government-issued passport containing a photograph and date of birth

Foreign government-issued driver's license or ID containing a photograph and date of birth​

    FESTIVAL POLICIES

    Bring your positive vibes and smile at everyone you see!

    No ticket refunds or exchanges

    Please do not sit on designated dance floor areas​

    No unauthorized vendors allowed

    No unauthorized solicitations, sampling, give-aways, etc..​

    PARKING LOT INFORMATION

    All festival goers may park in our city parking lots, authorized street parking (please read all parking signs before parking and be mindful of our neighbors). We also suggest taking an Uber, Lyft or taxi to the festival. Drive safely and drink responsibly. Our official Uber, Lyft and taxi drop off is located on 1st Street - south of Main Street. Located in front of the 1st Street parking lot entrance. 

    1) Between Garfield Ave and 1st Street (south of Main Street) - enter north from 1st Street

    2) Between Garfield Ave and 1st Street (north of Main Street) - enter south on 1st Street of off of Garfield Blvd across from the Alhambra Edwards Movie Theater

    3) Alhambra Courthouse parking lot (south of Main Street and Commonwealth Ave) - enter south on 2nd Street​

    All parking lots labeled in green below are available for free parking at MainFest 2016.​

    STREET CLOSURES

    Main Street will be closed from Garfield Ave to 3rd Street. Garfield Ave will be open to vehicle traffic traveling north and south. 1st Street will be closed from the AT&T building to north 1st Street by Vino at Trio's. 2nd Street will be closed from Commonwealth to Main Street by Diner on Main. North Second Street will be open to vehicle traffic up to the Diner on Main's drive way.

    IMPORTANT MEDIA RELEASE

By attending MainFest Music Festival, you consent to be photographed and/or recorded for commercial and/or promotional use, without compensation, and releases MainFest Music Festival and its partners from any liability whatsoever. Thank you for understanding.

AMENITIES AND SERVICES

FOOD & BEVERAGES

Our Downtown Alhambra restaurants will be open for your dining pleasure during the festival. Local vendors and food trucks will offer a variety of food, snacks, water and other beverages. Cash and credit accepted. Please note, some vendors may be cash only. Please plan accordingly.

DOWNTOWN ALHAMBRA FESTIVAL RESTAURANTS

28 West, 38 Degree Ale House & Grill, Azul Nightclub, Blockheads, Boiling Crab, Charlie’s Trio, Coldstone Creamery, Crème Bee, Gen Korean BBQ, Havana House, Izakaya Akatora, Jasmine House, L’taco Republic (*under construction - may not be open for MainFest), Mahan Indian Restaurant, Next Republic Restaurant (*under construction - may not be open for MainFest), Ohana Brewing Company, Perfectly Sweet, Rabbit Hole, Rick’s Drive In and Out, Road to Seoul, Shakas Hawaiian Bar and Grill, Starbucks, Subway, Tomomi Sushi & Sake, Vino at Trios

NEIGHBORING RESTAURANTS

85 Degrees Bakery Café, Applebee’s, Big T Mini Mart, Blaze Pizza, Bon Appetea, Borneo Kalimantan Cuisine, Diner on Main, Foo Foo Tei, Grill ‘em All, Habit Burger, Hot Red Bus, Matt Lorna Café (*under construction - may not be open for MainFest), Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt, Panda Express, Saigon Eden, Thai Purple

ALCOHOL

Beer, liquor and wine will be available throughout the venue at restaurants and bars.  Beer and/or liquor will be available inside restaurants, with a Beer Garden available in the festival. You must be 21+ to consume alcohol (ID required). Please receive your 21+ wristband at any of our ID check points.

SAFETY & MEDICAL

To ensure a safe environment for all, security and medical staff will be present throughout the event. If you need any assistance, please go to the nearest information booth, or seek out an event staff member.

MERCHANDISE

Visit our merch booths for your festival swag! Bands will offer a variety of T-shirts, tanks, albums, sweatshirts and more fun stuff!

ACCEPTABLE FESTIVAL ITEMS

  • YES Backpacks, fannypacks and purses
  • YES water bottles—must be empty upon entry
  • YES CamelBaks —must be empty upon entry
  • YES Cell phones
  • YES Sunglasses & hats
  • YES Lighters and sealed packs of cigarettes
  • YES E-cigs or vapes
  • YES Physician-prescribed medication that is not expired
  • YES Glowsticks& glowing/illuminated costumes or jewelry
  • YES Sealed packs of gum
  • YES Inflatables (must be deflated upon entry)
  • YES Flags/banners or handmade signs (no corporate/company branded and no hard flagpoles)
  • YES Non-professional flash/still cameras, handheld video devices under 6” (Sony Action Cam, GoPro, etc.), and GoPro extendable poles
  • YES GOOD Vibes! 

PROHIBITED FESTIVAL ITEMS

  • NO Illegal substances
  • NO Drugs or drug paraphernalia
  • NO Pets (Service animals are okay)
  • NO strollers or wagons
  • NO Laser pointers and air horns
  • NO Glass, cans, cups or coolers
  • NO Markers, pens or spray paint
  • NO Large chains or spiked jewelry
  • NO Stickers, flyers
  • NO Tents, large umbrellas, chairs or blankets
  • NO Outside food or beverages (including alcohol and candy)
  • NO Weapons of any kind (includes pocket knives, pepper spray, etc.)
  • NO Professional photo, video, or audio recording equipment (no detachable lenses, tripods, big zooms or commercial-use rigs)
  • NO bad vibes

DOWNTOWN ALHAMBRA

MAIN STREET | ALHAMBRA, CALIFORNIA

Downtown Alhambra is a mosaic of tastes, sights and sound for a myriad of customers uniting to form a beautiful scene of culture and diversity.

There are few urban destinations as dynamic, yet so quaint, picturesque, and rich in history as Downtown Alhambra. Stroll Main Street and pedestrian-friendly alleyways that offer surprises around every corner.

Come discover the Alhambra Mosaic mix of restaurants, retail shops, specialty boutiques, cafes, and entertainment venues.

FAQ'S

TICKETING QUESTIONS

Q: Are tickets expected to sell out?
A:
There is always a chance that the event will sell out, in which case no more tickets will be sold. So get your tickets now — we want to make sure you don’t miss out! Get your TICKETS here.

Q: What payment methods can be used to purchase tickets?
A: Credit and debit cards are accepted.

Q: What do VIP tickets receive? What's the difference between VIP and General Admission tickets?

A: VIP tickets receive front row access all day to the main stage and early line entrance to the festival.

Q: Can a General Admission ticket be upgraded to a VIP on site at the festival? ​

A: VIP Pass includes all the General Admission Ticket amenities + a VIP special hangout area with private bar. VIP Passes also enjoy special viewing area for main stage and separate festival entrance and limited edition festival t-shirt(sizes are first come first serve and subject to availability).

All VIP Passes will be available for pick-up at Will Call only. Pick up your VIP Pass at our Will Call booth with printed or digital ticket to get your commemorative festival VIP lanyard, credentials and wristband.

These tickets are extremely limited and available to those 21 years of age or older. VIP wristbands must be worn at all times.

Q: What is the maximum number of tickets I can buy?
A: Tickets are limited to ten (10) per person.

Q: Should I receive a confirmation email for my purchase?
A: You should receive a confirmation email within moments of purchase. If you do not (be sure to check your junk folder), please contact TicketFly.com.

Q: What if I purchased tickets but my card hasn’t been charged yet?
A: Your card should be charged within two business days. If you do not see the charge on your account, please contact TicketFly.com.

Q: I ordered my tickets to be shipped to me. When will I receive them?
A: If you selected regular delivery, you’ll typically receive your tickets within two weeks of ordering. However, delivery times are approximate, and sometimes delivery may be delayed.

Q: The event’s almost here! Where are my tickets?!
A: If you do not receive your tickets within two weeks of the event, please call TicketFly.com.

Q: How can I avoid ticket fraud?
A: The best way to avoid ticket fraud is to buy directly from TicketFly. If you buy resale tickets, we advise you to get them only from trusted friends. DO NOT purchase from scalpers. If you arrive at the venue with an illegitimate ticket, you will be turned away, and no refund will be provided.

Q: I’m buying multiple tickets. Can I transfer some of them to friends?
A: You may purchase tickets on behalf of your friends, but once they’ve used their ticket for entry, it is non-transferable. And for security purposes, they will not be able to discuss the specifics of your order with ticketing representatives.

GENERAL QUESTIONS

Q: What time does the event start & end each day?
A: Will Call opens at 2pm, and the festival hours are 1:00pm–10:30pm.

Q: Can I enter anytime?
A: As long as you are holding a ticket, you may enter any time during the event.

Q: Will set times get posted in advance?
A: Yes. During the days leading up to the event, set times will be posted via this site, our social media sites, and email updates. Note: The lineup is subject to change.

Q: What is the closest airport?
A: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Burbank Airport (BUR).

Q: Is reentry allowed?
A: No. There are no re-entry's and ins and outs.

Q: What is the camera policy?
A: Professional photographers must obtain a photo pass using our press submission form. Do not email your request. Photo passes are not required for standard cameras with lenses under 15 cm long or handheld video devices under 6″. Professional video cameras are not permitted.

Q: What can I bring with me?
A: See above for a complete list of acceptable and prohibited items.

Q: Is the festival ADA accessible? ​

A: Yes! Please enter from any festival entrance for access. ​

Q: Will there be a Lost & Found?
A: Yes! Please see our information booth for any lost and found.

Q: Will there be available restrooms for festival goers?​

A: Yes! We will have portable restrooms located throughout the festival with hand washing stations. Please note that restaurant restrooms are for restaurant patrons only. 

​Q: What if it rains? Will the festival still go on?

A: MainFest will happen rain or shine. The show must go on! There are no refunds for rainy weather.

Q: Can I hang posters or hand out flyers?
A: Do not hang posters or hand out flyers inside the venue or in the surrounding neighborhood. You may hand out flyers only just outside the doors at the close of the show each day. Anyone violating this policy will be banned from promoting at our events.

Q: Does the venue have cash machines?
A: Yes, ATMs will be available inside the venue.

Q: Can I sleep in my car or park overnight?
A: Sorry, sleeping in cars in the venue parking lot is not permitted for anyone. DO NOT leave your car in the parking lot during non-event hours, or it will be towed at your expense.

Q: Can I rent a locker?
A: Sorry, lockers will not be provided at this event.

Q: Is this an all ages event?
A: Yes. All ages are welcome. There may be some profanity and inappropriate content. Please use your own judgement. All festival goers must have an entry ticket. 3 years and under are free. Please note that strollers are not allowed.

Q: Can we smoke at the festival?

A: Yes. Cigarette smoking is okay.

Q: What kind of ID do I need?
A: You must present identification to enter the venue and/or buy alcohol. See above for the complete list of acceptable and unacceptable forms.

Q: What if my ID is lost or expired?
A: Security will accept expired ID cards ONLY if accompanied by DMV renewal documentation. If your ID was lost or stolen, you must bring a government-issued interim license or passport.

Q: Can I use a consular ID or foreign driver’s license?
A: Consular IDs are not considered acceptable identification. Foreign government-issued driver’s licenses are acceptable with a photocopy of a passport. A foreign government-issued passport will work on its own.

MEDIA & PRESS

LA WEEKLY

PASADENA STAR NEWS

SHOWBAMS

BLURRED CULTURE

MUSE

BUZZBANDS.LA

THE 626

GIRL UNDERGROUND MUSIC

PASADENA STAR NEWS

SPONSORSHIP & VENDORS

GOT RECOGNITION?

Interested in becoming an official MainFest Music Festival sponsor or vendor? Get your business in front of over 7,000 festival goers and social media consumers that know, like and trust your product. Interested in becoming a corporate sponsor or local vendor? Please email us at outreach@mainfestalhambra.com 

Attention Artists: please complete your art table here on PayPal or with a credit card. Thank you.

MainFest Art Table Rental

CONTACT US

GENERAL QUESTIONS?

Before contacting us, please see if your question is answered in the FAQ above. If it isn’t, find the appropriate contact below. Do not send inquiries to multiple email addresses. 

​If your need is not addressed by one of the specific contract addresses below, you may send general questions to mainfestalhambra@gmailcom. Please note that it may take our team 24-72 hour to return your email. Thank you for understanding.

SPONSORSHIP & VENDOR

Companies interested in sponsoring with MainFest or any other QueenVee Entertainment events should email outreach@mainfestalhambra

TICKET ORDERS

For questions regarding ticketing, please DO NOT contact us. Please go directly to TicketFly.

BAND, DJ & TALENT INQUIRIES

Are you interested in playing at MainFest? If you're interested in playing at this year's MainFest, please email us at mainfestalhambra@gmail.com

PRESS & MEDIA

There is a strict NO FILMING policy at MainFest Music Festival. For photo and press media credential requests please email us at mainfestalhambra@gmail.com. For band and staff interview requests and other media inquiries, contact mainfestalhambra@gmail.com