What to Bring With You

  • Your ticket
  • Photo ID (see Acceptable Forms below)
  • Festive yet comfortable clothing and shoes
  • Smiles and good vibes!

 

Acceptable Items

  • YES Cigarettes and lighters (cigarettes must be sealed upon entry)
  • YES Deodorant (must be sealed upon entry)
  • YES E-cigs/vapes (refillable liquid chambers OK, must be empty upon arrival—guidelines vary per venue)
  • YES Earplugs
  • YES Fanny packs
  • YES Festival totems or decorated pool noodles (see Totem Guidelines)
  • YES Flags/banners or handmade signs (no corporate/company-branded and no hard flagpoles)
  • YES Glowsticks & glowing/illuminated costumes or jewelry
  • YES Gum (must be sealed upon entry)
  • YES Hula hoops—including LED hoops
  • YES Hydration packs with no more than two main compartments and one smaller compartment (must be empty upon entry)
  • YES Inflatables (must be deflated upon entry)
  • YES Juuls (one factory-sealed Juul Pod OK at entry—guidelines vary per venue)
  • YES LED poi and orbitals—guidelines vary per venue
  • YES Lip balm, lip gloss and lipstick (must be sealed upon entry)
  • YES Non-professional flash/still cameras, handheld video devices under 6″ (Sony Action Cam, GoPro, etc.), and GoPro extendable poles
  • YES Personal misting fan with a bottle no larger than 1.5L (must be empty upon entry)
  • YES Physician-prescribed medication that is not expired (must show physician’s prescription and consult with a safety officer upon entry)
  • YES Powder makeup
  • YES Rain ponchos and umbrellas measuring less than 10″ when collapsed
  • YES Reusable water bottles (must be empty upon entry)
  • YES Selfie sticks
  • YES Small bags, single-compartment backpacks, plush backpacks, purses (maximum 12″x12″)
  • YES Sunglasses & hats
  • YES Sunscreen lotion (inspected upon entry)
  • YES Tampons and pads (sealed upon entry)
  • YES Wet wipes (sealed upon entry)

 

Prohibited Items

  • NO Aerosol products/cans
  • NO Balls or Frisbees
  • NO Bota bags
  • NO Costumes that resemble public safety uniforms (police, swat, fire, security, or medical) in any way
  • NO Drones, remote-controlled aircraft, toys
  • NO Drugs or drug paraphernalia
  • NO E-liquid or E-juice of any kind (subject to the discretion of the venue and security teams)
  • NO Eye drops (may be available at the event general store, if applicable)
  • NO Gas masks
  • NO Glass, cans, cups or coolers
  • NO Helium balloons
  • NO Illegal substances
  • NO Large chains or spiked jewelry
  • NO Large purses, bags or backpacks (over 12″×12″)
  • NO Laser pointers and air horns
  • NO LED gloves or LED microlights used for light shows
  • NO Liquid makeup
  • NO Markers, pens or spray paint
  • NO Massagers
  • NO Open packs of cigarettes (upon entry)
  • NO Outside food or beverages (including alcohol and candy)
  • NO Over-the-counter medication (available inside event from a first aid station)
  • NO Pacifiers
  • NO Pets
  • NO Professional photo, video, or audio recording equipment (no detachable lenses, tripods, big zooms or commercial-use rigs)
  • NO Stickers, flyers
  • NO Stuffed animals or dolls
  • NO Tents, large umbrellas, chairs or blankets
  • NO Toy guns, water guns, slingshots
  • NO Unsealed tampons or pads (upon entry)
  • NO Weapons of any kind (includes pocket knives, pepper spray, fireworks, etc.)
  • NO Wind chairs/sofasDrugs or drug paraphernalia

 

Festival Policies

  • NO Re-entry/ins & outs per day
  • NO Camping (except at official event campgrounds)
  • NO Refunds or exchanges
  • NO Sitting on designated dancefloor areas
  • NO Moshing, crowd-surfing or stage-diving
  • NO Unauthorized/unlicensed vendors
  • NO Unauthorized solicitations, handbills, sampling, giveaways, etc.
  • NO Tailgating

 

Acceptable Forms of Identification for Entry

  • Any US government-issued driver’s license or ID card containing a photograph and date of birth
  • US or foreign government-issued passport containing a photograph and date of birth
  • Foreign government-issued driver’s license/ID with color photocopy of passport (not valid for 21+ wristband. To purchase alcohol or enter VIP areas, a physical passport or US ID will be required.)
  • Temporary DMV documents proving you are currently renewing a license — ONLY if accompanied by passport or expired license

 

Unacceptable Forms of Identification for Entry

  • NO School ID
  • NO Consular ID
  • NO Birth certificate
  • NO Expired ID of any kind
  • NO Photocopy of any ID (except as noted above)
  • NO Temporary DMV license without passport or expired license

 

Totem Guidelines

  • Maximum height is 10 feet.
  • Totems must be made from a lightweight material (e.g., foam, PVC / no solid metal).
  • Collapsible/telescoping camera extenders that follow the above guidelines are OK (lightweight/hollow aluminum/polycarbonate).
  • PVC, light wood or aluminum poles must be no thicker than 1 inch in diameter.
  • Decorated pool noodles work great for easy entrance through security.
  • Inflatables attached to totems must be deflated upon entry.
  • Any item deemed dangerous will not be allowed.
  • Totems promoting illegal activity or hate speech will not be permitted. Please keep it PLUR.

 

Security & Entry
Every attendee (including media) will be searched prior to entry. By purchasing a ticket, you agree to submit to a thorough, TSA-style search, including emptying your pockets and bags, a full pat-down, having all of your items examined, and possibly removing your shoes. Police officers work both inside and outside our events. All narcotics laws are strictly enforced. We reserve the right to refuse entry to anyone.

 

Zero Tolerance for Drug Use or Possession
The use or possession of any illegal drugs will not be tolerated anywhere inside or outside the venue. Narcotics officers will be working both areas and enforcing all drug-related laws. Do not bring any illegal substances to the event; violators will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. If you are found intoxicated at entry, security will not allow you to enter the venue. Event staff reserves the right to refuse entry to anyone. Be responsible, and make smart choices.

 

Safety & Medical
Insomniac is dedicated to providing a safe environment for our Headliners, staff and artists. Public and private security and professional medical staff are present throughout our events. If you need assistance, please look for a medical or information tent, or seek out a peace officer or event staff member.

 

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