+ Where and when does ShoalsFest take place?

Saturday, October 5, 2019 at McFarland Park in Florence, AL

+ What time do gates open?

Gates will open at 1:00 PM CT

+ What are set times?

On the Single Lock Stage, Presented by Single Lock Records:
2:15 PM - The Kernal
4:00 PM - Caleb Elliott
5:45 PM - The Prescriptions
7:45 PM - Rob Aldridge & The Proponents

On the ShoalsFest Stage, Presented by Lister Hill Credit Union:
3:00 PM - Amanda Shires
4:45 PM - Mavis Staples
6:30 PM - Sheryl Crow
8:45 PM - Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit

+ Are the artists playing full sets?

Yes, each artist will play a full set.

+ Is there a children’s pass?

Children 6 and under are free. Please be sure to check in with the ShoalsFest staff upon entering.

+ Can I leave the festival and come back?

Re-entry is not permitted. We want to ensure the safest environment for all attendees.

+ Where is the performance schedule?

Please check back soon for the full performance schedule and lineup. Follow ShoalsFest on social media for all of the latest updates. Lineup is subject to change.

+ Will there be more artists added later?

Yes, please check back soon for more announcements and information. Follow ShoalsFest on social media for all of the latest updates. Lineup is subject to change.

+ Will poster roll tubes be available?

Limited poster tubes will be available for a fee at the merchandise stand. Poster inventory is limited so be sure to arrive early for your best shot at purchasing a poster.

+ Can I be a vendor at ShoalsFest?

Please contact us if you would like to be a vendor at ShoalsFest. Only authorized vendors will be permitted onto and around the festival grounds.

+ What if it rains?

The event is rain or shine.


+ Where can I buy tickets?

Click here to buy tickets.

+ Will more tickets become available?

Check back for updates and follow ShoalsFest on social media for the latest information.

+ Questions about an order already placed?

Questions about an existing order can be answered at www.eventbrite.com/support.

+ How much are tickets?

  • VIP - $229.50**^
  • GA Pit - $89.50**^
  • GA Standard - $59.50**^

GA means General Admission. There are no reserved seats, so be sure to come early if you want to stake out your favorite viewing spot, but please note space savers may not be used in either area.

**Plus applicable taxes and fees
^Prices are subject to change

+ What is the difference between GA Pit and GA Standard?

GA Pit tickets include access to an exclusive viewing area directly in front of the stage, plus access to the general festival grounds. GA Standard tickets include access to the general festival grounds. GA means General Admission. Come early if you want to stake out your favorite viewing spot, but please note space savers may not be used in either area.

+ What is included in VIP tickets?

  • Access to Pit and festival grounds
  • Dedicated VIP entrance
  • Exclusive VIP concierge service
  • One Autographed exclusive limited edition event poster
  • Unlimited soft drinks
  • Light snacks
  • Private cash bar
  • Private VIP restroom trailer
  • And more!

+ Can I buy tickets through a third party like Stub Hub, Ebay, or Craiglist?

Eventbrite is the official ticket provider of ShoalsFest. We cannot guarantee the validity of tickets purchased from any other outlet.

+ When will I receive my tickets?

Click here if you have questions regarding your ticket arrival.

+ I lost my tickets, what should I do?

Click here for information on lost tickets.

+ Can I change my name on an order?

You can change your name, email, and shipping address for an order. For information on how to do this, click here.

+ Can I ship my tickets to someone else?

You can change your name, email, and shipping address for an order. For information on how to do this, click here.


+ Can I camp at the event?

Camping is not available.

+ How do I get there?

Click here for directions.

+ Can I take my boat to the event?

Boat parking is not available for this event. If arriving by boat, we cannot guarantee a dock or boat slip will be available within a reasonable distance of the festival site.

+ Will there be parking?

Free parking will be available on-site. First come, first served.

+ Can I carpool?

Carpooling is encouraged, it will reduce your carbon footprint and limited parking will be available.

+ Will there be shuttles?

Shuttles will be running from the downtown parking deck and a couple of other stops downtown to the park. Please look for signage.

+ Can I ride my bike/scooter?

Bike and scooter parking will be available, however ShoalsFest is not responsible for lost or damaged items.

+ Where can I stay?

Click here for lodging information.

+ Will food be available?

Food will be available on site for purchase from the following vendors:
• Big Bad Wolf Food Truck
• Momma P's
• Southern Hospitality Holdings
• Little Caesar's Pizza
• Red Clay Table
• Rick's BBQ
• D&B Concessions
• Dixie Concessions

Follow ShoalsFest on social media for all of the latest updates.

+ Can I bring water in to the event?

Patrons may bring in one (1) factory sealed water bottle that is 20oz or less. Empty reusable plastic, metal, or other non-glass water bottles are permitted and we will have clean water filling stations on site.

+ Will vendors accept credit cards?

Yes, food, drink, and merchandise vendors will accept credit cards on site.

+ Will there be an ATM?

Yes, there will be an ATM on site.

+ Can I smoke? Can I vape?

Designated smoking and vaping sections will be available in the general festival grounds. Please refer to the site map for precise locations.

+ Will I be able to charge my phone?

Although there will be no phone charging stations this year, you are permitted to bring in pocket power packs / portable chargers so that you can stay charged at the festival

+ What if I forgot something in my car?

Please be sure to thoroughly check for any items you will need to have a great time at ShoalsFest. Once you have entered the festival grounds, there is no re-entry.


  • Positivity and kindness.

  • Beach chairs, small bag chairs, and blankets will be permitted behind the chair-line. [See Map]

  • Outside chairs will not be allowed in the VIP area, however, limited seating options will be available there.

  • The ADA viewing area is wheelchair accessible. Seating will also be provided in this area for those who are not in a wheelchair. ADA restrooms will be located adjacent to the viewing area.

  • Sunscreen in non-aerosol containers (less than 3 oz).

  • Bug spray in non-aerosol containers (less than 3 oz).

  • Clear backpacks, bags, and/or purses smaller than 12” x 6” x 12”.

  • Sunglasses and hats.

  • Empty reusable metal, plastic, or non-glass water bottle.

  • One (1) factory sealed water bottle up to 20 oz, no glass. Please be sure to recycle when you are finished.

  • Pocket-sized cameras, no DSLRs or detachable lenses.

  • Pocket power pack phone chargers.

  • Your kids! Children 6 and under are free, please be sure to check in with ShoalsFest staff upon entry.

  • Baby strollers.


  • A bad attitude.

  • No weapons (including, but not limited to, knives, guns, projectiles, incendiary devices).

  • No backpacks, bags, and/or purses larger than 12” x 6” x 12”.

  • No non-see through backpacks, bags, and/or purses.

  • No tents, umbrellas, or any type of temporary structure.

  • No outside alcoholic beverages.

  • No outside food, snacks, or beverages.

  • No drones or flying devices.

  • No selfie sticks.

  • No banners, flags on poles, or “totems”.

  • No glowsticks.

  • No focused light devices including, but not limited to, laser pointers.

  • No unsealed cigarettes, tampons, packs of gum, chapstick, or OTC medicine containers.

  • No spray paint or marker pens (Sharpies ok).

  • No airhorns or megaphones.

  • No scooters, skateboards, or other compact modes of transportation, parking will be provided.

  • No fireworks or flammable/explosive devices.

  • No coolers.

  • No pets (please note ADA exceptions).

  • No professional cameras, flash cameras, camera poles, selfie sticks.

  • No audio or video recording equipment – no taper section.

  • No professional radios or other walkie talkies.

  • No glass bottles, containers, or other glass items.

  • No solicitation material including, but not limited to, pamphlets, cards, and brochures.

  • No unauthorized vending.

  • No articles of clothing deemed inappropriate or offensive by event staff will not be permitted.