Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

LouFest: Things to Know before You Go

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

LouFest: Things to Know before You Go

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WHAT'S THE BEST WAY TO GET THERE?

The Forest Park streets immediately surrounding the Muny will be closed to traffic and parking. If you're driving, be prepared to walk. Metro will operate LouFest shuttles from the Forest Park-DeBaliviere MetroLink station on Saturday and Sunday. A round-trip pass is $3. Train and bus services are available to the Forest Park-DeBaliviere MetroLink station.

Bike parking is available near the north Muny entrance. Bring your own lock.

A dedicated lane for ride-sharing pickups and drop-offs is just outside the south festival gates, on Macklind Drive.

Check loufest.com for a map of street closures.

WHAT ARE THE FESTIVAL HOURS?

The gates open at 11 a.m. and close at 10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The box office opens at 10 a.m. daily. Shows will take place rain or shine, and the lineup is subject to change.

IS LOUFEST KID-FRIENDLY?

The festival welcomes music fans of all ages, with programming in a secure area. LouKidz is open noon-5 p.m. daily. At the Tag-a-Kid booth, children can get a wristband that will make it easier to reunite adults with their little ones, should they become separated.

Kids 12 and under can enter LouFest at no charge, with a ticketed adult.

WHAT DOES IT COST TO GET IN?

Single-day passes are $60. A two-day pass is $95. A two-day VIP pass (includes a shaded lounge area; food, beer, wine and drinks all day; air-conditioned restrooms, shaded and lounge seating; and VIP parking) is $350. And a Platinum ticket includes VIP perks plus access to private lounge and viewing areas; golf cart transportation; on-site concierge; and a complimentary locker with cellphone charging for $750. Buy tickets at loufest.com or at the box office.

IS LOUFEST JUST MUSIC?

No! The Market Square area features art, clothing, accessories and more from a variety of vendors. There's also a Ferris wheel, hot-air balloon rides, games, installations, sponsor booths and more to keep you busy in between band performances.

IS THE FESTIVAL ACCESSIBLE FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES?

ADA parking is available near the south entrance. Visit the festival Access Center to learn about viewing areas for patrons who are deaf or hard-of-hearing or who use wheelchairs. …

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