August 10, 11, & 12, 2023 | Acadia, WI

FAQs

Concerts & Entertainment

You may bring a lawn chair for general admission seating. Bagged chairs are subject to security check at the gate. Any chairs left overnight will be removed from the grounds. Ashley for the Arts is not responsible for chairs or other items that are lost or stolen during the festival. If you leave your property unattended it may get moved by others. Chairs cannot be placed in the standing area.

If you would like to be considered to perform at Ashley for the Arts on one of the side stages, please fill out the application here.

There is an area reserved for ADA lawn seating located next to Reserved seating that will be available on a first come first serve basis. You are allowed one person to accompany you in the area. Any additional persons will be directed to the regular general admission viewing area.

To see the full Ashley for the Arts COVID-19 Policy, please visit www.ashleyforthearts.com/covid-19

General

Credit cards will be accepted at select wristband and ticket booths during the event. However, cash is preferred. Some merchandise, art and craft vendors also accept credit cards. There are ATMs located at Entrances 3 and 4 and inside the grounds at the Pavilion and south Memorial Park Drive.

Professional photo, video and audio equipment are not allowed within the grounds. Equipment allowed inside the grounds is up to the discretion of security personnel.

Outside food and drink is not allowed in the festival, but if a patron has special medical dietary restrictions, items will be allowed if accompanied by a doctor’s note. You will be asked to present your doctor’s note to security upon entry to the festival.

No, except service animals to aid persons with disabilities.

Yes, you will have a wristband that must be worn that will allow you to leave and re-enter the festival grounds. You will be subject to all gate searches and screenings each time you re-enter the park.

The hot air balloons are for display only.

You must be 21 or older to purchase alcohol. A valid ID is required to obtain a 21+ wristband upon entrance into the event grounds.

All attendees 3 years and older are required to wear an admission wristband during the event. An admission wristband allows you access to all concerts and events for the entire weekend.

Yes! You will receive a wristband upon entrance which must worn at all times.

The only way to gain access to the Oasis is to win a promotional giveaway on social media, through a participating media outlet or at the Ashley for the Arts event.

Food and beverage tickets can be purchased inside the grounds during the event.

If you would like to be considered to perform at Ashley for the Arts on one of the side stages, please fill out the application here.

The Oasis is located in the middle of the grass/lawn seating area in front the main stage. If you walk down the main stage walkway, you will see the access point. You are welcome to arrive to the Oasis 15 minutes before the allotted performance time.
Your ticket to the Oasis will be scanned upon entry to the Oasis. Please take a screenshot from your phone or download the ticket in advance in case of any cellular service issues onsite. The ticket can also be printed.

Smoking (including e-cigarettes) is strictly prohibited in all stage areas.

If you lost an item at the event, please visit the Assistance Center to provide a description of lost items. You can also call (608) 863-6700 during/after the event.

Yes – our mobile application is available in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store!

Yes, the Mother’s Tent offers nursing mothers a private area and can be located on the map.

Ashley for the Arts is held at Memorial Park which covers 54-acres of grass, cement pathways and concrete roads. Plan accordingly as there are some distances to be covered to get to all of the areas and stages on the grounds.

Ashley for the Arts is an outdoor festival. Concerts and activities will take place rain or shine. Heavy rain and/or lightning may cause delays. Show cancellations are up to each entertainer’s discretion. Follow our Facebook page for the most current updates.

The Oasis is a premier viewing space furnished by Ashley Furniture.

Approved:
– Clear, reusable plastic bag, maximum size of 12″x 12″ x 6″
– Clear Backpacks are approved if within the maximum size dimensions of 12″ x 12″x 6″
– Clear Plastic Storage Bag One Gallon
– Small Clutch or Bag, Maximum Size of 4.5″ x 6.5″, does not need to be clear
– Bag Chairs, but chairs need to be removed from their bags and bags must be empty at security check

Non-Approved:
– Large Purses
– Backpacks
– Coolers
– Camera Bag

All bags are subject to inspection prior to entering the event grounds.
Medical bags are permitted and subject to a thorough inspection.
Diaper bags (with child) are permitted and subject to a thorough inspection.

Gates open at 4:00PM on Thursday and 10:00AM Friday & Saturday.

Ashley for the Arts will take place August 10, 11 & 12, 2023 at Memorial Park in Arcadia, Wisconsin. We can’t wait to see you there!

To see the full Ashley for the Arts COVID-19 Policy, please visit www.ashleyforthearts.com/covid-19

There are cell phone towers on-site, but reception is limited due to the influx of people on the grounds during the event.

Parking & Lodging

Cars can be parked overnight in all parking lots except Orange Lot (Pietrek Park).

Shuttles are available from all of our parking lot locations to the event grounds. They run continuously on Thursday from 3:30PM-10:30PM (not Blue & Yellow), Friday and Saturday from 9:30AM-1:30AM.

All parking and bus shuttles are free of charge.

Camping at Memorial Park is limited to only all weekend volunteers/vendors and must have approval from event management. Please visit our Lodging tab for more information about local campgrounds.

Handicap parking is available and can be located on the map. The handicap parking lot is located in a flat grass field close to the Main Stage.

Uber and Lyft are not available in Arcadia.

Wristbands & Tickets

Yes! Tickets will be available at the gate during the event.

Yes! Please visit the Tickets page for more information on purchasing your admission ticket online.

Tickets are nonrefundable.

If we are forced to cancel the 2023 event due to COVID, you will have the option to request a refund.

Tickets are required for Thursday. You will need to purchase a ticket if you are attending on Thursday, Friday or Saturday. Please visit our Tickets page to purchase your tickets online!

All attendees 3 years and older are required to wear an admission wristband during the event. An admission wristband allows you access to all concerts and events for the entire weekend.

Yes! You will receive a wristband upon entrance which must worn at all times.

The seating for the Reserved Seating section is the green section on the map here: https://www.ashleyforthearts.com/seating-chart/

The seating chart for the Main Stage lawn is on the map here: https://www.ashleyforthearts.com/seating-chart/

The only way to gain access to the Oasis is to win a promotional giveaway on social media, through a participating media outlet or at the Ashley for the Arts event.

Tickets were emailed to you from Etix upon purchase. Tickets are attached to the email, be sure to print the attachment and bring your ticket to the gate, or save your ticket to your smartphone and present your unique QR code (found on your ticket) at the gate. You can also find your tickets by visiting Etix.com and logging in or setting up an account.

The Oasis is located in the middle of the grass/lawn seating area in front the main stage. If you walk down the main stage walkway, you will see the access point. You are welcome to arrive to the Oasis 15 minutes before the allotted performance time.
Your ticket to the Oasis will be scanned upon entry to the Oasis. Please take a screenshot from your phone or download the ticket in advance in case of any cellular service issues onsite. The ticket can also be printed.

No it does not. If you purchase tickets for someone other than yourself, you will notice the ticket will list your name. As long as the ticket provided at the gate upon arrival is a valid ticket, it does not need to list that person’s name.

The Oasis is a premier viewing space furnished by Ashley Furniture.

To see the full Ashley for the Arts COVID-19 Policy, please visit www.ashleyforthearts.com/covid-19

For any questions concerning tickets, please call 1-800-514-3849 or email support@etix.com.

Seating Charts