the festival takes place on october 4th & 5th, 2019.
Friday hours: 4PM - 11PM
Saturday hours: 3pm - 11pm
BOX OFFICES LOCATION & HOURS
the box office will open two hours before gates open, and is located next to the main entrance
Box office hours
Friday - 2pm-10pm
there is no same-day reentry.
Breakaway is an all-ages event
Large bags (14x6x14 or larger) (No bag with more than 2 zippers) (subject to search upon entry)
Individual glow sticks
Chairs (including foldable and lawn)
Aerosol cans, spray paint, or pressurized cans
Frisbees and sports balls (soccer balls, footballs, etc.)
Bottles (water or other)
Professional camera equipment; detachable lenses, tripods, battery packs, large commercial video cameras
Remote controlled aircraft or unmanned aircraft systems (Drones)
Weapons of any kind including, but not limited to, knives, pepper spray, stun guns, concealed weapons and firearms (Regardless of Concealed Carry Permit)
Food or beverage of any kind
Illegal drugs, substances, or harmful chemicals
Fireworks of any kind including, but not limited to, flares, smoke bombs, incendiary devices and pyrotechnics.
Seat cushions with backs
Any item that can be used as a projectile or deemed as dangerous
Items that are deemed to be unsafe, inappropriate, or are being used for purposes other than intended may be confiscated on site.
Small bags, purses (must be 14x6x14 or smaller, with no more than 2 zippers) (subject to search upon entry)
cigARETTES (UNOPENED PACKS ONLY, VAPES, JUULS OR OTHER ELECTRONIC SMOKING DEVICES)
Prescription medications (will be checked at entry gates)
empty Hydration packs
Flags (no poles)
glowing/illuminated costumes or jewelry
Hula hoops (including LED hoops)
Breakaway is rain or shine. In the event of rain and non-severe weather, the festival will continue as planned. In the event of severe weather (including lightning, high winds, tornado, etc), under the direction of local authorities and venue policies to ensure the safety of all patrons, the festival may be postponed until weather passes with no refunds. Should severe weather be present in the area, announcements will be made from the Main Stage PA system. All advertised artists are confirmed to perform, but sometimes the weather does not permit travel to charlotte or set times may be postponed. In this instance, performing artists are subject to change without notice. Follow us on social media for the latest updates and news.
FOOD & DRINKS
We will have plenty of food vendors serving delicious food all day, as well as plenty of bars serving non-alcoholic beverages in addition to beer and liquor for those 21+
What forms of ID are acceptable?
Valid driver's licenses, passports, military IDs, and other government-issued picture IDs are accepted.
Do I need my ID?
If you purchased a ticket through FRONT GATE, it is not required to bring your ID, but it is recommended in case there is an issue with your tickets and the staff needs to look up your order. *If you purchased a ticket through Eventbrite, you should have received an email from front gate tickets with your scannable pdf ticket attached. if you canNOT FIND THIS EMAIL YOU WILL NEED TO BRING YOUR ID TO THE BOX OFFICE FOR TICKET ASSISTANCE to get scanned into the venue*. You will need your ID if you are 21+ and wish to purchase alcohol.
If I bought a ticket through Eventbrite, how do I get into the festival?
If you purchased a ticket through Eventbrite, you should have received an email from front gate tickets with your scannable pdf ticket attached. if you canNOT FIND THIS EMAIL YOU WILL NEED TO BRING YOUR ID TO THE BOX OFFICE FOR TICKET ASSISTANCE to get scanned into the venue. ALL TICKETS WILL BE SENT OUT BY THURSDAY october 3rd, 2019.
If I bought a physical ticket or ticket online at FRONT GATE TICKETS, how do I get into the festival?
You will need to print your ticket OR download it to your mobile device to get scanned in at the venue gAtes.
Can I upgrade to VIP?
VIP Upgrades MAY be available at the box office, subject to availability.
Portable chargers will be available for purchase through Electric Standard Co. Attendees can charge on the go, no matter what type of device they have. Cables come built in, and are easily rechargeable at home. To learn more about unlimited exchanges and pre-orders, visit: https://www.electricstandard.co/breakaway-charlotte/
Lost & found
If you lost an item at the festival, please fill out the form describing what you lost in detail and someone will get back to you if the item is found or turned in. Lost & Found Form