FAQs

Will there be free water?

Yes, NDMF will be partnering with Event Water Solutions to provide filling stations with an unlimited amount of FREE water throughout the fest. EWS connects to existing municipal water sources, triple filtering and UV treating it to provide clean cold water to festival goers. High flow taps allow for filling in under 5 seconds, keeping lines short.

We encourage you to bring reusable water bottles or camelbacks, just be sure to have them empty upon entry.

What can I bring?

ALLOWED ITEMS:

  • Small backpacks and purses (Under 17″h x 13″w x 8.5″d; all bags will be searched.)
  • 1 Factory sealed water bottle
  • Reusable Water Bottle or Camelbak (must be empty and searched upon entry)
  • Sunscreen (non-aerosol)
  • Blankets
  • Umbrellas (small hand-held style)
  • Baby Strollers
  • Binoculars
  • Earplugs
  • Go-Pros
  • Cigarettes & E-Cigarettes
  • Pocket-sized cameras (no DSLRS)

What can’t I bring?

PROHIBITED ITEMS:

  • Bad Attitudes (Positive vibes only!)
  • Weapons, items that could be used as a weapon, or harmful objects of any kind (including pocket knives, pepper spray, etc.)
  • Backpacks greater than 17″h x 13″w x 8.5″d
  • Illegal substances (including drugs and drug paraphernalia)
  • Selfie sticks
  • Totems
  • Chairs of any kind
  • Alcohol (alcohol will be sold at the Festival)
  • Glass containers
  • Outside food or beverages (one factory sealed water bottle is permitted)
  • Bicycles, scooters, skateboards or personal motorized vehicles
  • Large chains or spiked jewelry
  • Fireworks or explosives of any kind
  • Wagons, coolers, tents or large umbrellas
  • Hula hoops
  • Pets
  • Audio or video recording equipment
  • Professional still cameras or equipment (no detachable lenses, no tripods, big zooms, or commercial use rigs)
  • Unauthorized vending/soliciting materials (promotional stickers, flyers, commodities, etc.)
  • Aerosol or compressed cans containers (including sunscreen)
  • Laser Pointers

ALL BAGS AND PERSONS WILL BE SEARCHED. ANY PROHIBITED ITEM THAT IS SURRENDERED TO SECURITY AT SEARCH POINTS WILL NOT BE RETURNED. NDMF RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MAKE THE FINAL DECISION ON ALLOWED AND PROHIBITED ITEMS WITHOUT NOTICE.

Will there be medical personnel on site?

We will have medical staff on site for the entire duration of NDMF. Upon arrival, please take note of the location of our clearly-marked medical tents should you need to stop by throughout the day. If you need medical assistance, contact the nearest security official, staff member, ambassador, or medical staff, or go to one of the on-site medical tents. If you’re not sure whether it’s an emergency or not, assume it is and get help immediately. All of our safety and medical staff are here to help you enjoy the festival and make it home safely – no judgements.

What about security?

Your health, safety and security are always our top priority. With respect to this year’s event, NDMF’s Safety Management team will continue to work closely with our local and regional law enforcement, along with public safety partners to raise our preparedness and ensure the event provides a safe, secure, and positive environment for all attendees, artists, and staff.

Should you need any assistance during your time with us, please proceed to the nearest medical tent or seek nearby uniformed event staff. All of our safety and medical staff are here to help you enjoy the festival and make it home safely – no judgements.

Will I be searched?

To ensure the safety of our NDMF family, all vehicles, persons and property are subject to search at all times. Failure to consent to a search will result in denial of entry or ejection from the event.

Upon arrival, all patrons will undergo a full airport style search, including bag searches and pat-downs. Please plan ahead for enhanced security screening by arriving early during peak hours and help do you part to expedite the entry process by reviewing our prohibited items list, packing light, and leaving your bags at home to take advantage of our express no-bag lines. If you would like to be screened by security personnel of your same gender, please let security personnel know prior to the search process.

Can I leave the festival and come back?

Festival re-entry is permitted.

What about people with disabilities?

We want to make sure that all music lovers have access to the NDMF experience! The festival grounds are wheelchair accessible and ADA bathrooms are provided. Should you have any questions, please contact NDMFinfo@scoremoreshows.com.

Can I bring my kids?

Yes. In fact children 3 1/2 feet tall and shorter are admitted FREE if accompanied by a ticket-holding adult. There will be no children under the age of 14 allowed in without the supervision of an adult.

Can I bring my pets?

NDMF has a strict no-pet policy, with exceptions only for service animals as specified by federal and state law. Due to large-scale service animal fraud and for the safety of our patrons, staff, and other service animals, all animals which do not meet the legal standards will not be allowed into the festival grounds. All service animals must be registered at the entrance gates. Please note, dogs whose sole function is to provide comfort or emotional support are not considered service animals by the ADA and will not be allowed into NDMF. For more info, visit www.ada.gov.

What time does the festival start?

Festival gates open at 3PM.  This time is subject to change.

What forms of identification are acceptable?

  • State Issued Driver’s License
  • Passport
  • Uniformed Services ID Card
  • Foreign Driver’s License
  • Expired Driver’s License + State-Issued Temporary [Paper] ID

Can I bring my medications?

Yes, medications are allowed into the festival as long as they comply with the following:

No over-the-counter medication is permitted unless in unopened, factory-sealed packaging.

No vitamins or supplements of any kind are permitted.

Prescription Medication can only be brought into the festival ground with the following:

  • A valid photo ID (See list of acceptable forms of identification)
  • Medication must be in original prescription bottle, in-date, legible, with name corresponding to photo ID
  • Only one type of medication per bottle (matching the description printed on bottle)
  • Any prescription controlled substances may only be brought in quantities reasonable for your time at the festival.

Unsure if your medication is a controlled substance? Check out a list here: http://bit.ly/DEAcontrolledsubstances

Will there be a lost and found?

Lost and Found will be located at the Info Booth on the festival grounds and will be operational throughout the duration of the event. Lost and Found inquiries after the conclusion of the event can be directed to NDMFinfo@scoremoreshows.com.

Anything else I need to know?

BY ENTERING THIS EVENT, YOU ACCEPT AND AGREE TO THE FOLLOWING:

 

  • ALL VEHICLES, PERSONS, AND PROPERTY ARE SUBJECT TO SEARCH AT ALL TIMES. FAILURE TO CONSENT TO SEARCH WILL RESULT IN DENIAL OF ENTRY OR EJECTION FROM EVENT
  • DRUG USE OR POSSESSION IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED
  • INTOXICATED PATRONS WILL BE REFUSED ENTRY / ASKED TO LEAVE
  • UNDERAGE DRINKING / DELIVERY TO MINORS WILL NOT BE TOLERATED
  • NO OUTSIDE ALCOHOL ALLOWED ON ANY FESTIVAL PROPERTY
  • ALL CAMELBAKS/ WATER BOTTLES MUST BE EMPTY UPON ENTRY
  • STROBE LIGHTS WILL BE IN USE
  • NO WEAPONS OF ANY KIND ARE ALLOWED ON PREMISE
  • NO UNAUTHORIZED VENDING / SOLICITATIONS
  • NO PROFESSIONAL CAMERAS OR VIDEO EQUIPMENT
  • NO CROWD SURFING, MOSHING, OR STAGE DIVING
  • GOOD VIBES ONLY – NO BAD ATTITUDES WILL BE TOLERATED!

 

NDMF RESERVES THE RIGHT, WITHOUT REFUND OF ANY AMOUNT PAID, TO REFUSE ADMISSION TO, OR EJECT ANY PERSONS, INCLUDING THOSE WHO CONDUCT IS DEEMED DISORDERLY, DISRUPTIVE, ABUSIVE OR WHO OTHERWISE FAILS TO COMPLY RULES AND INSTRUCTIONS OF UNIFORMED EVENT STAFF.

SMILE. STAY HYDRATED. PACE YOURSELF. TAKE CARE OF ONE ANOTHER.

IF YOU SEE SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING!