Guide to 2015 OBX Bluegrass Island Festival

 

Questions about the 2015 OBX Bluegrass Island Festival? Here’s all you need know in this Guide to 2015 OBX Bluegrass Island Festival.

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Know what to bring to the 2015 OBX Bluegrass Island Festival!

So you’ve got the tickets to one of the hottest bluegrass festivals around—now what? In this guide, you’ll find when to arrive, what to bring, what not to bring, where to stay and other quick tips to know before you go to the 2015 OBX Bluegrass Island Festival.

Guide to 2015 OBX Bluegrass Island Festival

WHEN TO ARRIVE

Gates open at 11 a.m. on Wednesday (9/23) and at 10 a.m. Thursday—Saturday (9/24–26)

WHAT TO BRING
  • camping/lawn chairs
  • large blankets
  • sunglasses
  • sunscreen
  • optional: your own instrument for the Jam Stage
  • your dancing shoes!

 

WHAT’S NOT PERMITTED
  • Tents
  • Umbrellas
  • Outside food or beverages
  • Personal golf carts
  • Pets

 

IF YOU PURCHASED ONLINE

Bring your photo ID and printed receipt to obtain your festival wristband.

WHERE TO STAY + DISTANCE FROM FESTIVAL

 

PARKING

Due to the size restriction on the island, parking is reserved for those handicap, VIP, band members and vendors.

Festivalgoers can find parking at Fort Raleigh National Historic Site (See directions here). You’ll find a $5, all-day access shuttle service is provided. Shuttle goes between the festival grounds and parking lot every 10 minutes beginning at 9:30 a.m. and ending at 2 a.m.

If you don’t mind a short walk, there is very limited FREE parking located in downtown Manteo.

FOOD VENDORS

There will be many delicious vendors to complement the festival! Here are some items you will find:

  • Barbecue
  • Fried chicken, fish and shrimp
  • Turkey legs
  • Roasted corn
  • Hamburgers
  • Hot dogs
  • Corn dogs

 


Read on:

The 2015 Outer Banks Bluegrass Island Festivals’ What, When and Where

See the full schedule for the 2015 OBX Bluegrass Island Festival

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