BottleRock Napa Valley is May 26-28, 2017. Get all the details here on the things you should know before you attend so you can enjoy your music-filled weekend!
Get in the Fast Lane with Apple Pay
You can use Apple Pay at most food & beverage concessionaires at the festival.
Special Fast Lanes are located at select festival bars and at the BottleRock Shops throughout the venue. You can skip the lines and pay for drinks using Apple Pay – look for Fast Lane signs.
Set up Apple Pay now
It is easy and secure and you can use Apple Pay just about everywhere at the festival – pay for food and drinks, merchandise and order on-demand rides with Uber.
To get started with Apple Pay
1. Open Wallet app
2. Tap the + sign
3. Follow on-screen instructions
The map is here – you can view it on the app! Download the mobile app on your iPhone or Android.
At the festival, the app is the best tool to help you explore everything the festival has to offer! See maps, find your favorite restaurants and wineries, get the latest info and plan out your day all from your phone.
The JaMPad is THE place to be in General Admission! Alice Radio’s Jayn will host up-close and personal JaMSessions with artists all three days. Come and lounge in the shade overlooking the JaM Cellars Stage or rock out to bands and DJ-hosted dance parties between sets. All while sipping on easy-to-love Butter, JaM and Toast.
Check the JaMPad schedule on the BottleRock app and here.
IdentoGO is making it easy for BottleRockers to enroll for TSA Pre✓®, the expedited airport security program. As an added perk, once enrolled, you can use the BottleRock VIP entrance for speedy festival entry.
Stop by the TSA Pre✓® mobile RV unit parked on the corner of 3rd & Bailey Street from 10:30am – 6:30pm each day of the festival or stop by the tent inside the main entrance from 11:30am – 7:30pm. Learn more.
Keep your personal belongings secure and your phone charged by reserving a personal locker with all-day access to your locker and cell charging stations. Entertainment Lockers, adjacent to the 3rd Street entrance and in the VIP Village, also offers mobile charging pack rentals. Ask at the Info Booth for directions.
Reserve your locker in advance so you don’t have to worry.
CamelBak Water Stations
CamelBak will be hosting water refill stations at the festival where you can get triple-filtered, UV treated water for free – just bring an empty bottle with you.
Empty water bottles and CamelBak-style water containers are allowed into the festival. Custom BottleRock Water bottles will also be available for purchase at the water refill stations and concession stands.
Forget something? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! There will be 3 general stores located around the festival grounds for any items you may have forgotten.
At the stores, you can find convenience items like chewing gum, lip balm, over-the-counter medication and wet wipes plus festival supplies like earplugs and bandanas.
Coors Light Sustainability Station
Do your part to keep the festival looking beautiful! Collect a bag of recyclables and get a “Coors Light EveryOneCan” voucher worth $5 merch credit to be used at any of the BottleRock Shops at the festival.
Visit the Sustainability Station at the festival for more details.
Make sure to take a look at our prohibited items list before heading to the festival. Here are a few items to note:
- You CANNOT bring chairs, professional cameras, selfie sticks or aerosols of any kind including aerosol sunscreen.
- You CAN bring empty water bottles, empty CamelBaks, blankets, point-and-shoot cameras, GoPros and sunscreen (non-aerosol).
- Drones CANNOT be used on, from or above BottleRock premises.
Will Call & Box Office
The Festival Box Office & Will Call are located at 3rd Street and Bailey Street. To pick up passes at Will Call, you must show a valid, government-issued photo ID.
Will Call Hours:
Thursday, May 25: 11am – 7pm
Friday, May 26: 9am – 9pm
Saturday, May 27: 9am – 9pm
Sunday, May 28: 9am – 9pm
Lost, stolen, damaged and tampered with wristbands will only be replaced at the discretion of festival staff. The wristband replacement fee is $20.
Stay in the loop by following us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat to get important updates.
We know you capture awesome photos and videos and we want to see them!
Make sure to use our festival hashtag #BottleRock.
BottleRock is a fully accessible event and we are dedicated to continually improving our efforts to ensure that you have access to all the festival amenities you may need. Get all the information about ADA & Accessibility here.
Visit our Access Center, located just inside the main entrance off of Third Street for any questions, to recharge wheelchair batteries and/or the other assistive technology requiring electrical recharging and to store equipment.
Family Zone & Little Rockers
The BottleRock Family Zone is open all weekend from 11:30am-6:00pm. Activities include face painting, games, button making and more! Look out for KIND bar representatives who will be giving out free bars just outside the Family Zone.
All kids 6 and under must be registered for a Little Rocker wristband. Stop by Little Rocker registration outside the main entrance on 3rd Street before you enter the festival.
The music doesn’t have to stop when the festival ends. Catch some of your favorite artists at our Aftershows in downtown Napa, a short walk from the festival grounds.
Tickets are available for Bob Moses, House of Pain, St. Lucia, Dirty Heads, JJ Grey & Mofro, Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas and more.
Get tickets before they’re gone!
Register your wristband
Your wristband is your ticket to the festival. Register your wristband.
When you receive your wristband, do not try it on. The clasp slides one way and there is no way to remove it or loosen it without damaging the wristband. Lost, stolen, damaged and tampered with wristbands will only be replaced at the discretion of festival staff. The wristband replacement fee is $20.
Transportation & Parking
Take a look at our transportation page for details on all the ways to get to BottleRock including out-of-town and local buses, carpooling, ridesharing services (Uber and Lyft), bike parking and flying. You can even win a VIP upgrade by riding a BottleRock bus or carpooling to BottleRock with 4 or more friends – see the transportation page for details.
Parking is a short walk from the venue. Get the information you need and purchase parking passes here.
Lyte Ticket Exchange
Over 4000 fans have gotten their tickets through our exchange, but tickets are moving fast. Lyte is the only way to get an official ticket from now through the Festival.
We partnered with Lyte to offer an easy-to-use ticket exchange for those looking to buy or sell tickets. No hassle and no gouging.
BottleRock Presents shows
The promoters of BottleRock Napa Valley now bring you live music throughout the year. See who’s playing our BottleRock Presents shows.
Get tickets now for Donavon Frankenreiter, Galactic, The Suffers, Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness, Patti LaBelle, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Magic Giant and Delta Rae.