FAQ

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FESTIVAL INFO

When is Banjo-B-Que?
Memorial Day Weekend – Friday, May 24 & Saturday, May 25 2019 at Lake Olmstead Stadium – Augusta, GA! 
Where is Banjo-B-Que?
Banjo-B-Que will be at Lake Olmstead Stadium in Augusta, Georgia.  The address is 78 Milledge Road – Augusta, GA 30904

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How much are tickets?
EARLY BIRD 2-day pass General Admission is SOLD OUT. Early bird VIP is SOLD OUT.  REGULAR priced 2-DAY WEEKEND PASS General Admission is $90 and VIP is $275.  Single Day Passes are Friday General Admission $50 & VIP $150 – Saturday General Admission is $65 & VIP $175.
Do you offer a civil servants discount?
We do offer $10 off to anyone showing a military ID and all active law enforcement. We only offer a discount in person where hard tickets are sold at the gate.
Can I buy a Single Day Ticket?
Single Day Passes are Friday General Admission $50 & VIP $150 – Saturday General Admission is $65 & VIP $175.
What does a VIP Pass include?
VIP 2-day weekend pass includes Friday night Dinner (6-9pm), Saturday Lunch (noon-2pm) & Saturday Dinner (6-9pm).  A snack table is available all hours during the event. Craft & Domestic Beer, Wine & Cider.  Preferential Viewing Area & Bathrooms.  Non-reservable Picnic Tables. Some cover available. Bring your blankets & chairs!  All patrons must have a VIP ticket regardless of age. 
Where is the VIP area?
VIP is to the right when you enter the stadium entrance that is after you get through the front gate. 
Is the VIP area handicap accessible?
The VIP area is handicap accessible. We also have special handicapped parking. There will be a handicap area near the stage also.
What bands are playing this year?
What time do the bands go on stage?
What beers will be offered?
Coming soon

Will there be fireworks?
We will not have fireworks this year. 

AMENITIES

Is there shade available?
Yes, there is shade in the stadium seating and outside of the stadium where the food vendors and kids activities are.  We will allow pop-up tents in our pop-up tent area – NO SUNSHADES (people that sit behind you cannot see through your sunshade.  
Are ATMs available?
Yes. But if you would like to avoid unwanted waiting and charges, please bring plenty of cash.
Will First Aid be available?
Yes, we’ve got a great First Aid area on site in case you stub a toe, meet a bee, stumble and fall or eat too much tasty barbecue. You’ll be able to find help easily as our First Aid tent will be located in the front of the premises once you enter the stadium. Plus, it’ll be designated on the festival map you’ll get when you arrive.
Where should I stay?
 There are plenty of hotels nearby!  We also offer camping within walking distance, or you can stay at one of the many camp grounds located within the area. We have a special tab for both the hotels and camping located on our home page that will help you find the perfect fit for you.
Is there camping available?
Camping is available at a cost this year. We are still working on our camping logistics and will have more information coming soon.  Please check out our camping page – CAMPING 2019 
Can I bring a cooler if I'm camping?
You are free to bring coolers in the camping area – just not inside the gate.
Can I bring my RV?
Bring it. There are hook-ups available this year! Generators are fine, but please be considerate of the tents campers and park with the other RVs. Check out all your camping info here CAMPING 2019
What kind of Handicap Accessibility will be offered?
We want everyone to come to Banjo-B-Que and enjoy everything about the festival! That’s why we have special handicapped parking. We will also have special arrangements for concert seating. Email us at info@banjobque.com if you or someone in your group has special needs so we can make arrangements for you.

MISC

Are tents allowed?
We will allow pop-up tents in our pop-up tent area – NO SUNSHADES (people that sit behind you cannot see through your sunshade.
How do I volunteer?
Thanks for your interest in helping us make this festival the best! CLICK HERE AND SIGN-UP
Will their be vegetarian/vegan options?
Many types of foods will be available. We have a large number of vendors, many of which sell non-meat related options. 
Will shirts be available?
We will be selling lots of Banjo-B-Que gear so be sure to stop by the merch store that is to the left when you enter the stadium entrance after the main entrance. 
Can I buy a poster?
Of course! Stop by the merch store that is to the left when you enter the stadium entrance after the main entrance to pick up this year’s festival poster. 
Can I bring chairs?
Yes – bring your own chairs/blankets – this festival is a spread-your-blanket-on-the-ground kind of thing! Officially, there is no chair height restriction – we just ask that you be respectful of others around you that came to see a concert too.
Can I re-enter the venue?
During festival hours, you will be allowed back into the venue if you have purchased a weekend or day pass wristband.  Wristbands are non-transferrable once put on, cannot be resold.  No cut wristbands will be allowed back in the venue.
Can I take photos?
Yes. Cameras are allowed, but we do ask that you respect the environment in which you use it. You’ll know if it’s a good or bad idea. There may be some restrictions on extended lens cameras during the artists sets so if you are asked to stop taking pictures during the show, please comply with those guidelines.
What essentials should I bring?
A Bag, Chairs, Blankets, Sunblock, Sunglasses, Bug Spray, a Poncho, Cash (but ATMs will be available) and an appetite for some good ol’ barbeque!
What should I not bring?
Coolers, drinks, food, and weapons.
Can I bring a dog?
Of course – we love dogs! Please make sure that your furry friend has a leash and doggy bags.  We’ll have water on site.  
What time are the Pig Races?
The piggies will be on Friday & Saturday throughout each day. Check for signage when you arrive to find out exact times!
Will bathrooms be available?
There are plenty of bathrooms on site for everyone. There is the stadium bathrooms on the concourse and portable restrooms on the field.  The VIP area will be equipped with special bathrooms with less crowded lines! 
Will the Kid's Splash Pad be on?
We do not have a splash pad this year, but we will have a large and a small inflatable waterslide to keep your kiddos cool. So bring a towel if you plan on getting wet!