Festival Information

Festival Information


What are the dates and times for Broccoli City Festival?

Saturday October 2nd, 2021

  • Box Office: 8:00 AM
  • Doors: 12:00 PM
  • DJ Tent: 12:00pm- TBD
  • Main Stage: 1:00 PM – 11PM

What ticket options are available?


  • Access to all General Admission areas at Festival (All Ages Welcome)
  • Live performances on main stage, DJ tent, art, interactive games, rides, activities and sponsor activations
  • A huge selection of food and drink options including healthy vegan and vegetarian options plus free water stations
  • Cash Bars featuring cocktails, beer and wine for 21+ only
  • Shop Broccoli City Festival & official band merch, and Specialty items from dozens of marketplace vendors
  • $.50 from each ticket a will be donated to Broccoli City Foundation (501c3)


  • In addition to GA ticket benefits, VIP Passholders will also enjoy access to the VIP Experience Lounge featuring:
  • Special main stage viewing areas
  • Ample Lounge Seating in shaded areas
  • Dedicated VIP entry lanes
  • Private cash bars and drink specials
  • Flushing bathrooms and hydration station
  • $.50 from each ticket a will be donated to Broccoli City Foundation (501c3)

How do I purchase a ticket with the Layaway Plan option?

You will find the option for the Layaway plan in “Step 2” when you’re going through the check out process.

Is BC FESTIVAL all ages?

Broccoli City Festival is open to all ages. Select areas on the festival grounds are 21+.

Will there be vegetarian, vegan, and/or gluten-free menu offerings?

Of course! Broccoli City is both a music + food festival, so you will be tasting some of the most unique and flavorful combinations.

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!

How can I sign up to be a volunteer?

At this time, we are not accepting volunteer applications. Please check back for any updates.

Are People With Disabilities Accommodated?

Broccoli City encourages persons with disabilities to participate in all programs and activities. Please contact us no later than February 28, 2020 to request ASL interpreter services or other accommodations for special needs.

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

My question is not listed here. Whom do I contact?

Please contact guestservices@broccolicity.com for assistance.

If I exit the Festival, can I come back in?

Once your ticket has been scanned, you will not be permitted to re-enter without purchasing another ticket if you exit the security checkpoint.

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

Yes, but no earlier than a week before the festival. Follow our social media accounts to see the announcement.

Are there ATMs on site?

Yes, ATMs will be accessible at several locations throughout the venue with applicable service fees. Some vendors accept credit cards, but cash is your best bet.

How do I become a food or marketplace vendor?

Please sign up for our mailing list to be notified when our food and marketplace opportunities open.

Is there free water?

Yes, Empty reusable water bottles are allowed but we are also selling water bottles



We now offer 100% Ticket Protection in the event that you cannot attend the festival for a valid, documented reason. The cost is a small percentage of the ticket price and can be added to your order during the purchase process. For additional information on ticket protection, please refer to Front Gate Tickets page or call 888.512.SHOW.


Interested in being a festival partner? Please contact us


For any questions related to press/media at the festival, contact press@broccolicity.com The application for press credentials to Broccoli City Festival will open in the summer. Stay tuned!


We have taken enhanced health and safety measures for you, our artists and employees. You must follow all posted instructions while attending the Broccoli City Festival.

An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public space where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, senior citizens and guests with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable.

By attending the Broccoli City Festival, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.

Help keep each other healthy.