Festival FAQs

General Festival Questions

Got a question about the weekend? From how to get a hold of us to how to take part in the action, see below for our most common inquiries about 2013 Festival. Don’t see your question below? E-mail us!

ADA Accessibility

LouFest wants everyone to enjoy the Festival experience.

Accessible Parking Update: ADA accessible parking has been relocated to just west of the Macklind Drive and Wells Drive intersection, not east of the intersection. A valid state-issued placard must be presented upon parking.

The Access Program includes accessible restrooms located throughout the park and in VIP, handicap parking adjacent to the Festival and viewing areas for fans with mobility limitations. Get a Detailed Overview of the Program and contact access@loufest.com with any questions.

Be Part Of The Festival

Market Square Application

LouFest is now accepting applications to join Market Square until May 23. If you are an artist, a maker, or a retailer, we encourage you to apply! Contact vending@loufest.com with questions.

Food Court Application

LouFest is seeking St. Louis restaurants and food vendors to provide a taste of the city to fans. The application to join LouFest’s Food Court is available until May 23. Contact foodcourt@loufest.com with questions.

Volunteer

The LouFest volunteer program provides the opportunity to help present one of St. Louis’ premier music events. From welcoming fans and answering questions to supporting environmental programs, volunteers enhance the LouFest experience for all attendees. Learn more about becoming a volunteer.

Allowed & Prohibited Items

Allowed

  • Blankets
  • Umbrellas (small hand-held style)
  • Soft-sided coolers (small sized only, approx. 10"L x 7"W x 7"H)
  • Baby Strollers
  • Portable/collapsible chair (individual units only; no "double-wide" connecting chairs)
  • Regular-size/unframed backpacks
  • Two factory sealed water bottles up to 1 liter each
  • Empty CamelBak
  • Empty plastic or aluminum water bottle
  • Ice in soft-sided cooler or CamelBak (small sized cooler only; approx. 10"L x 7"W x 7" H)
  • Binoculars
  • Personal camera equipment, i.e. digital cameras, point-&-click digital cameras, GoPros
  • Professional attachments must either be accompanied by 1) an official Photographer Pass, or 2) an official Media Photo wristband

Prohibited

  • Weapons of any kind
  • Framed or large backpacks
  • Alcohol (alcohol is sold at the Festival)
  • Glass containers
  • Food or beverages, except for factory-sealed water bottles
  • Skateboards, scooters or personal motorized vehicles
  • Bicycles inside Festival grounds (free bike parking is available near the entrance)
  • Carts of any kind (including Red Wagons)
  • Large chains or spiked jewelry
  • Fireworks
  • Explosives
  • Large umbrellas
  • Non-collapsible chairs
  • Hard-sided coolers
  • Tents
  • Pets (except service dogs)
  • Video equipment. No video recording will be allowed.
  • Professional still camera equipment. No professional zoom lenses, stands, tripods, commercial use rigs, or GoPro attachments like sticks & monopods
  • Detachable zoom lenses, telephoto lenses and other professional equipment like tripods, monopods, stools, stands, sticks, etc are NOT allowed UNLESS accompanied by an official Photo Wristband
  • Professional attachments must either be accompanied by 1) an official Photographer Pass or 2) an official Media Photo wristband
  • Audio recording equipment
  • No illegal vending is permitted. No unauthorized/unlicensed vendors allowed
  • Unauthorized solicitations, handbills, sampling, give-aways, etc
  • Metal aerosol containers, including sunscreen
Bike Parking

We encourage you to ride your bikes to LouFest! Bikes will be self-park.

Contact The Festival

Get your questions answered directly from LouFest by e-mailing us at info@loufest.com.

Follow The Festival

Kids at LouFest

Kids 12 and under get in to LouFest free of charge, with a ticketed adult!

Lost & Found

Reconnect with your long lost items by e-mailing us at info@loufest.com.

Rental Lockers and Cell Charging

Keep yourself light on your feet by using one of our lockers to stow your personal items. We provide safe, secure, and easy storage with ALL-DAY access so you can come and go to your locker at any time! Reserve your locker in advance.

Battery running low? Cell charging is available next to the lockers for $5 a day.

What Time Do Gates Open?

The gates to the Festival open at 12:00PM both days of LouFest.