frequently asked questions

Quick Things to know

Where is Festival's Main Entrance?

401 Oklahoma Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002

When will Frontgate ship tickets/wristbands?


Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Tickets/Wristbands will ship to you about 4 weeks before the festival. If you need to change your shipping address, log in to your Front Gate Tickets account, click “sign in” then manage your order and shipping address there. If you do not receive your wristband by the week before the event, please reach out to for assistance.

  • Yes, you can bring Blankets & beach towels to sit on
  • Can I bring my Backpacks and purse? Yes, BUT must be clear and smaller than 12” x 6” x 12”. Other bags can be size of a hand
  • FREE Water Station will be offered. Yes, you can bring EMPTY non-glass WATER BOTTLES and Camal Backs
  • Don’t forget your Sunglasses and hats but NO Umbrellas
  • The festival bars, food, and merch are 100% CASHLESS but will have reverse ATM’s
  • Can I smoke cannabis? Yes, check out the Cannabis Pop Up onsite
  • Need a Storage locker for your stuff? Will be available onsite
  • Can I buy merch online? Sure, BUY HERE

Box Office/Will Call

General Public Box Office/Will Call:
BC Festival Main Entrance near RFK Fields off Oklahoma Ave NE
The Fields at RFK 401 Oklahoma Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002
Saturday, July 15th 10am – 9pm
Sunday, July 16th 9am – 7pm

Offsite Credential Pick-Up (Will Call)
AC Hotel Washington DC Capitol Hill Navy Yard
867 New Jersey Ave SE, Washington, DC 20003
Enter the hotel Lobby, follow the signs 

Off-site Credential Pick UP Hours 
Friday, July 14th, 10 pm – 7pm
Saturday, July 15th, 10 am – 7pm
Sunday, July 16th, 10 am – 5pm

Prohibited & Allowed Items

Prohibited Items
The following items will be prohibited in within the festival:

  • Tents, umbrellas, or temporary structures of any kind
  • Weapons, knives, or firearms of any kind
  • Air horns and megaphones
  • Alcoholic beverages of any kind – Outside food or beverages
  • Bicycles inside festival grounds (bike racks will be available near the entrance)
  • Chairs of any kind, including inflatable loungers
  • Coolers of any kind, including hard-sided and soft-sided
  • Drones or any other remote flying device
  • Glowsticks, Focused light devices, including laser pointers
    Items intended for sale/promotion (including flyers, weed flowers or products, stickers, and posters)
  • Water guns, water balloons, and any other kind of water projectile
  • Glass in any form, including glass bottles
  • Skateboards, rollerblades, hoverboards, scooters, bicycles, wagons, and motorized carts, or
  • Fireworks, sparklers, firecrackers, and incendiary or explosive devices of any kind
  • Pets (service animals with current rabies vaccination excepted)
  • Video equipment of any kind (including personal camcorders and GoPro cameras)
  • Professional photo equipment (SLR/DSLR cameras, detachable/removable lens cameras)
  • Portable audio equipment of any kind, including portable “boom box” stereo systems
  • Flags, flagpoles, or Hammocks
  • Any Item deemed a danger to public safety at the discretion of the security Director.

Are People With Disabilities Accommodated?

Broccoli City encourages persons with disabilities to participate in all programs and activities. Please contact us no later than JULY 10TH, 2023 to request ASL interpreter services or other accommodations for special needs. Email Subject ADA Festival

What is your bag policy

  • Clear backpacks and purses (less  than 12” x 6” x 12”)
  • Fanny Packs approximately the size of a hand
  • Small clutch bags approximately the size of a hand

Note all bags will be checked.

What Weather Should I Prepare For?

DC weather can be unpredictable, so please keep an eye on the forecast, plan accordingly, and listen for announcements from us. Broccoli City will go on, rain or shine!

Is Medication Permitted?

Yes, medications are allowed into the festival as long as they comply with the following: No over-the-counter medication is permitted unless in unopened, factory-sealed packaging. No vitamins or supplements of any kind are permitted.


Prescription Medication can only be brought into the festival ground with the following:A valid photo id (See list of acceptable forms of identification)Medication must be in original prescription bottle, in-date, legible, with name corresponding to photo IDOnly one type of medication per bottle (matching the description printed on bottle)Any prescription controlled substances may only be brought in reasonable quantities reasonable

Will You Be Posting Set Times and a Map of the Grounds in Advance?

Yes, follow our social media accounts to see the announcement. @BroccoliCity

Are there ATMs on site?

No, the site is Cashless. We will have reverse ATM to convert your cash to gift cards that can be spent onsite

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