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Festival Archives (2008): FAQs

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FAQs

  1. Do you have a list of past WXPN Music Festival Lineups?
  2. What time do the gates open?
  3. What are my transporation options?
  4. Do you have bus service from Central PA?
  5. I'm not from the Philadelphia area and will need to make hotel arrangements. Do you have information on area lodging?
  6. Allowed/Prohibited items
  7. Is re-entry to the festival possible?
  8. Will there be a special XPN member area at the festival?
  9. Is there an ATM located nearby?
  10. Is the Festival area handicap accessible?
  11. What about security? Is the festival safe for a family?
  12. How can I get tickets to the festival?
  13. What's the 4-Day Festival Pass?
  14. Will I need separate tickets to get into the Camden Children's Garden?
  15. When is the Kids Corner in the Camden Children's Garden and what activities are available?
  16. Can I get a refund or exchange my tickets? What if it rains?
  17. Are there assigned seats?
  18. Get all the Festival Details and Sign Up for XPN E-News

Do you have a list of past WXPN Music Festival Lineups?
View Past Festival Lineups (PDF), a complete listing of all artists who have played The Festival going back to 1994 (excluding Kids Corner artists).

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What time do the gates open?
Gates open at 5pm on Thursday, 4pm on Friday, and noon on Saturday and Sunday.

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What are my transportation options?
You can view a complete listing of transportation options here.
Please note: There are other events happening on the Camden Waterfront the weekend of the festival. We strongly urge you to take public transportation whenever possible! If you must drive, leave early to avoid the crowds, and to get early bird parking prices.

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Do you have bus service available from Central PA?
Yes, WXPN has made arrangements with Krapf's Charter for bus service from Central PA to the festival on Saturday and Sunday. You can find all the information here. Deadline for purchasing bus tickets is Monday, June 30, 2008.

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I'm not from the Philadelphia area and will need to make lodging arrangements. Do you have information on area hotels?
For your convenience we have compiled a list of area hotels here. The Wyndham in Mt. Laurel is offering festival goers a special rate during the festival weekend. Find out more here.

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Allowed/Prohibited items
Bags and coolers may be subject to search. We ask that you please leave the audio and video recording devices at home, as they are prohibited. In consideration of others, smoking is prohibited on the Festival grounds.

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Here's a list of what you may, and may not bring into the Festival:

You may bring in the following items:
Blankets
Low-back chairs permitted in designated areas
Rain umbrellas
Personal/non-professional cameras
Strollers
Non-alcoholic beverages in plastic containers
Coolers (subject to inspection)
Cell phones are allowed, but as a courtesy to artists and other patrons, we ask that you please turn your phones off during performances

The following items are prohibited:
Glass containers of any kind
Beach umbrellas and tents
High-back chairs
Professional cameras with telescopic lenses
Alcoholic beverages from outside the festival (Beer will be available for purchase at the festival. New Jersey state law requires that you must be at least 21, and you must present valid and acceptable ID to purchase alcoholic beverages.)
Audio and video recording devices
Pets, except service dogs
Smoking on the Festival grounds
Illegal drugs
Weapons of any sort (firearms, knives, explosives, etc.)
Projectiles of any sort
Laser pointers

Can I bring my own food and water?
Yes, you may bring your own food and water. However, please leave metal knives and utensils at home. There will also be a variety of food and beverage vendors at the festival as well.

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Is re-entry to the festival possible?
Yes, you may reenter the festival after obtaining a wristband for that day. Wristbands will be available within the festival grounds each day. Holders of 4-Day Festival Passes must get a new wristband each day for re-entry.

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Will there be a special XPN member area at the festival?
Yes, there will be an XPN Members Only area where complimentary non-alcoholic beverages will be available, as well as several meet-and-greets with performing artists.

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Is there an ATM located nearby?
Yes, there is a Commerce Bank ATM at 501 Mickle Blvd.

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Is the Festival area handicap accessible?
Yes. Wiggins Park is handicapped accessible. There are handicapped port-a-potties and there will be a designated area for wheelchairs.

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What about security? Is the festival safe for a family?
Security is always a priority at every event. As they do with every festival at Wiggins Park, Camden County officials provide a full staff of trained security and traffic officials, and visitor service representatives are stationed along the Waterfront. Both the Red Cross and EMS are present throughout the festival to attend to any medical needs. And police and fire officials are also present, and are an integral part of the overall safety and security procedures.

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How can I get tickets to the festival?
Early bird ticket sales ended June 30, but you can purchase "print-at-home" tickets online, or buy tickets at the gate.

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What's the 4-Day Festival Pass?
It's by far the best value we ever offered. With the 4-Day Festival Pass, a single ticket gets you access to every day of the festival (including Thursday night) for one low price. You must present the ticket each day you attend (there are four stubs on each pass). You'll also need to obtain a new reentry wristband each day you attend.

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Will I need separate tickets to get into the Camden Children's Garden?
Your tickets for Saturday and Sunday include access to the Camden Children's Garden where Kids Corner is taking over for the weekend! All you'll need is to show your festival reentry wristband to be admitted to the Camden Children's Garden.

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When is the Kids Corner in the Camden Children's Garden and what activities are available?
Kids Corner takes over the Camden Children's Garden at noon on Saturday and Sunday (July 12 & 13). View the complete list of Kids Corner activities

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Can I get a refund or exchange my tickets? What if it rains?
There are no refunds or exchanges for any tickets. The festival is an all-weather event and no refunds will be issued in the case of inclement weather.

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Are there assigned seats?
There are no assigned seats. All tickets are general admission. You may bring low-back chairs or blankets, but no high-back chairs.

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Get all the Festival Details and Sign Up for XPN E-News
Don't miss any of the details. Sign up for XPN E-News and get automatic festival updates.

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