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Frequently Asked Questions

When is Breakaway Michigan?

The festival takes place on August 27-28, 2021.

Friday 8/27 hours: 4PM – 11PM

Saturday 8/28 hours: 3PM- 11PM

When does the Box Office open?

The Box Office is open both days of the festival from 10AM-10PM

What is your re-entry policy?

There is no same-day re-entry.

What are your age restrictions?

Breakaway is all ages.

What are your prohibited and allowed items?


  • Individual glow sticks

  • Chairs (including foldable and lawn)

  • Tents

  • Aerosol cans, spray paint, or pressurized cans

  • Frisbees and sports balls (soccer balls, footballs, etc.)

  • Air horns

  • Bottles (water or other)

  • Professional camera equipment; detachable lenses, tripods, battery packs, large commercial video cameras

  • Selfie Sticks

  • Remote controlled aircraft or unmanned aircraft systems (Drones)

  • Weapons of any kind including, but not limited to, knives, pepper spray, stun guns, concealed weapons and firearms (Regardless of Concealed Carry Permit)

  • Food or beverage of any kind

  • Illegal drugs, substances, or harmful chemicals

  • Laser pointers

  • Fireworks of any kind including, but not limited to, flares, smoke bombs, incendiary devices and pyrotechnics.

  • Seat cushions with backs

  • Video cameras

  • Whistles

  • Hover-boards

  • Any item that can be used as a projectile or deemed as dangerous

  • Large bags, including backpacks, that are bigger than 14″ x 11″ x 5″



  • Bags smaller than 14″ x 11″ x 5″, fanny packs, and small purses (subject to search upon entry)

  • Prescription medications (MUST check in at the Box Office before entry)

  • Flags (no poles) are allowed

  • Empty camelbaks

  • Empty Nalgene water bottles

Items that are deemed to be unsafe, inappropriate, or are being used for purposes other than intended may be confiscated on site.

Where can I park?

A limited number of premium parking spots are located AT Belknap Park (30 Coldbrook St. NE). This parking can be purchased online in advance or at the parking lot entrance on the day of the show IF spaces are still available.

Metered street parking can be found throughout the Monroe North Business District within walking distance to the venue.

If you’ll be taking an Uber/Lyft, the drop off point is at Coldbrook St and Iona Ave NW. Scooter and bike shares are also now available, with Belknap Park as a destination option.

The City of Grand Rapids offers parking throughout downtown Grand Rapids. Take a look at their Interactive Visitor Parking Map to review locations. Or download the Parking Facility Map and Parking Facility Rates. For additional parking and transportation information, you can visit the Downtown Visitor Mobility and Parking Guide.

What happens if it rains of there's severe weather?

Breakaway is rain or shine. In the event of rain and non-severe weather, the festival will continue as planned. In the event of severe weather (including lightning, high winds, tornado, etc), under the direction of local authorities and venue policies to ensure the safety of all patrons, the festival may be postponed until weather passes with no refunds. Should severe weather be present in the area, announcements will be made from the Main Stage PA system. All advertised artists are confirmed to perform, but sometimes the weather does not permit travel to Grand Rapids or set times may be postponed. In this instance, performing artists are subject to change without notice. Follow us on social media for the latest updates and news.

Do you have food and drinks available?

We will have plenty of food vendors serving delicious food all day, as well as plenty of bars serving non-alcoholic beverages in addition to beer and liquor for those 21+