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Your Summerfest Guide

BYRON BAY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 21: Dave Matthews of the Dave Matthews Band performs live for fans at the 2014 Byron Bay Bluesfest on April 21, 2014 in Byron Bay, Australia. (Photo by Matt Roberts/Getty Images) Photo: Image by Getty Images

Your Summerfest Guide

By Katie OConnell. CREATED Jun 23, 2014

Summerfest is the world's largest music festival, including 11 stages that feature more than 800 acts and 1,000 performances in 11 days. Here's the skinny on what you can see at this grand event. 

 
For a preview of this year's event, listen to our Summerfest Soundcheck.
 
Dates
Wednesday, June 25 - Sunday, June 29
Tuesday, July 1 - Sunday, July 6
 
Time
Grounds open at noon and close at midnight daily.
 
Lineup: Here's information on this year's lineup from Summerfest, as well as our lineup. 
 
Ticket prices
General Admission - Valid any time (Noon-Midnight), $18
Weekday Admission - Valid Tuesday through Friday, Prior to 4 p.m., $11
Seniors 60 and over, Children 10 and under - Valid any time, $6
Weekday Value passes and 3 Day Value passes available for $20 and $42 (respectively). Some restrictions apply. For more information, click here
 
Admission promotions exist for most days of the festival. For information on promotion specifics, click here
 
Special attractions include the Big Bang Fireworks on Wednesday, June 25 at 9:30 p.m., the Cool Down Lounge, the Skyglider, Emerging Artist Series and more. For information on Summerfest's special attractions, click here
 
Family activities and daytime fun include the captivation station, children's theater and playzone, kids activity tent, Children's Fest Day and more. For information on family activities, click here
 
The Emerging Artists Series highlights up-and-coming musical acts from a variety of different backgrounds. You can vote for your favorite daily to help them win. For more on this, click here
 
There are numerous options for transporation and parking at Summerfest, including public transportation. For your best route to get to the Big Gig, click here
 
Need to know your way around the grounds? Here's some information, including information about grounds accessibility. 
 
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