Riptide Music Festival Know Before You Go!

December 1, 2016

Riptide Music Festival Powered by Ford is the biggest Classic Hits music festival to ever land on the beaches of Fort Lauderdale! Sunday, December 4th, 2016, presented by 101.5 LITE FM! Featuring some of the biggest names in Classic Hits music, including Earth, Wind, & Fire, The B-52’s, and many more!

Sunday will be a full day of music! Sunday, Dec 4, 2016 – Gates open at 11am & close at 9pm. The full set times will be announced on the day of the festival.

In addition to our 8 bands at Riptide Music Festival 2016, experience the Corona ESPN Radio Sports Bar. The Corona ESPN Radio Sports Bar is located right on the sand, just south of the stage! Find your Beach with Corona and enjoy plenty of big screen TV's for fans to catch the big games during both days of the show! Don't miss any of the action!

Regular priced tickets are on sale now! Purchase a ticket here.

There will be very limited parking available throughout the beach area, so we encourage everyone to take a shuttle from the Galleria Mall to the festival.

Take advantage of Pre-Sale Shuttle pricing (Passes will increase during the festival weekend):

  • 1 Day Shuttle Pass - $10/per person (plus service fees)
    • Roundtrip for Sat OR Sun from Galleria Mall to Riptide Music Festival
  • 2-Day Shuttle Pass - $17/per person (plus service fees)
    • Roundtrip for both Sat AND Sun from Galleria Mall to Riptide Music Festival
  • Shuttle passes can also be purchased on site at Galleria Mall for CASH ONLY at $15 per person

The shuttle will drop off close to the festival's Main Entrance and will run continuously throughout the day.
- Saturday Shuttles begin at 9am
- Sunday Shuttles Begin at 10am

The festival address is 1100 Seabreeze Blvd Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316.

Is there seating at the festival?
There are no seats at the festival, but you are allowed to bring your own beach blankets, towels and low-rise beach chairs. There is a designated Chair Zone where you will be allowed to set up your chairs for the day.
Is there access to the ocean?
Nope. Riptide Festival attendees will not be allowed to enter the ocean while inside our festival grounds.
Can I leave and re-enter the festival site?
There is no re-entry.
What’s the bad weather policy?
Riptide Music Festival will go on Rain or Shine! However, if there are severe circumstances, we may postpone, evacuate, or cancel the event.
Do kids get in free?
All kids 2 and under get in for FREE! Any child over the age of 2 will require a regular purchased ticket.

What should I leave at home?
The following items are PROHIBITED and will not be allowed into the festival: NO alcohol. NO noise makers, horns, whistles, musical instruments, or boom boxes. NO plastic sipper bottles or glass bottles NO potential projectiles, Frisbees, footballs, etc. NO camcorders, professional cameras, recording devices, tripods, no-detachable lenses, or other commercial uses. NO cans, coolers of any size, ice chests, picnic baskets, thermoses. NO wallets with chains. NO inflatables. NO umbrellas. NO large chairs. NO weapons of any kind. NO baby strollers or small wagons for toddlers. NO fireworks or explosives.
Will any roads be closed?
Nope. No roads will be closed.
What do you get with VIP?
The first annual Riptide Music Festival VIP Ticket holder will enjoy: · Access to Private VIP entrance · A private, raised viewing area adjacent to the Stage­ – seating will be available in some areas of the VIP · Unlimited refreshments (Water & soft drinks). 2 drink vouchers for beer or wine. · Delectable gourmet “Lite Bites” catered by at least four local restaurants · Additional private cash bar · VIP private Restrooms · ATMs.

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