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Thassa big ol' stage.
The time has finally come to experience the highly anticipated, Shovels & Rope-curated High Water Festival, but there are some logistics to think about other than what the lineup schedule
looks like. Here are a few important things you should know:
For the record, and for your GPS needs, it's:
1001 Everglades Avenue
Where to park
First off, y'all know there's gonna be like every local brewer onsite, not to mention wine and cocktails, right? So if you can, use Uber
— so you don't drink and drive and
so you don't have to worry about parking. You're also encouraged to carpool, ride bikes, RideShare — and, ideally, arrive early and plan ahead.
Uber and Lyft people: Tell your driver to navigate to 'Shipbuilding Way
,' which is the designated ride-share drop-off area.
All lots are open at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
For all of you car drivers, event parking lots can be accessed via (preferably) Virginia Avenue (Google Maps link
) or McMillan Avenue (Google Maps
Free shuttles are available at each designated lot. Bike taxis will be on hand, too, for a fee.
Festival gates are open noon ’til midnight. On each day, the first show starts at 1 p.m., with the last show kicking off each night at 9:30 p.m.
You're allowed to bring sun block (the forecast promises nothing but sun!), blankets, sheets and towels, small backpacks and purses, empty/refillable water bottle x 1, and one sealed bottle of water. There will be clean water stations situated throughout the festival grounds.
And last but not least, here's the map for the weekend.
We'll keep updating this page as we learn of any new useful tips, so feel free to check back in. Have fun and see you this weekend.