CAN I USE CHECKS OR CREDIT CARDS ON-SITE?

Credit cards can be used to purchase admission tickets and merchandise. Food and beverage tickets and raffle tickets are cash only.


ARE THERE ATMS ON-SITE?

Yep, there are ATMs in multiple locations on the grounds.


DO I NEED TO PURCHASE A WRISTBAND TO DRINK ALCOHOL?

Wristbands are needed to purchase alcohol, but the wristbands are free. Look for a wristband station immediately after you enter the grounds.


IF I PURCHASE FOOD & BEVERAGE TICKETS ON FRIDAY, CAN I USE THEM ON SATURDAY?

Yes. You sure can.


IF I BRING A CHILD, DO I NEED TO BUY THEM A TICKET TO ENTER THE GROUNDS?

That depends! Tickets for children ages 5-12 may be purchased for $20 at the front gate. The child must be with you to purchase the ticket. But, children under 5 are free.


IS BBP MERCHANDISE AVAILABLE BEFORE THE EVENT?

Check out the Swag section of our website to order BBP merchandise.


WHAT TIME DO THE GROUNDS OPEN?

The gates open at 5 pm sharp.


IF I LEAVE, CAN I RE-ENTER?

Nope, sorry, once you leave the grounds, there is no readmission.


WHAT HAPPENS IF IT RAINS?

The show will go on, rain or shine. In the event of severe weather, information and instructions will be posted on our website, in the BBP App, and through Twitter + Facebook.


WHERE IS THE BEST PLACE TO PARK?

Public parking is available for a fee at the Walker Art Center, Dunwoody Institute, and other downtown area parking ramps. Free parking is available at the MCTC Ramp with the purchase of a VIP ticket. Present your VIP ticket at the gate when entering the parking ramp.


IS THERE BIKE PARKING?

Of course! There are bike racks available in the parking lot under the freeway, on 17th Street in front of the Basilica. They are first-come, first-served. No reserved spots here.


IS THERE STILL A RAFFLE? WHAT ARE THE PRIZES?

Yes. Raffle tickets can be purchased on-site or after masses at The Basilica of Saint Mary for $5. The top prizes are $2,500, $500, and two round-trip Sun Country airline tickets.


CAN I BRING IN CHAIRS, UMBRELLAS, OR PETS?

Chairs, no. Pets, not really (service animals are allowed, of course). Umbrellas, nope. It’s for the best, really.


CAN I BRING IN MY WATER BOTTLE?

Sorry, that would be a no. We do have water fountains onsite and bottled water for sale to quench your thirst.


CAN I BRING A BACKPACK?

No backpacks please. All bags/purses are subject to inspection.


IS THE SITE ACCESSIBLE?

We have seating areas for individuals who require accommodation and a clear view of both the PreferredOne Stage and the Sun Country Airlines Stage. Temporary ped ramps are installed to make it easier to navigate the curb at the Sun Country Airlines Stage.


ARE TICKETS TO THE EVENT TAX DEDUCTIBLE?

No, general admission tickets are not tax deductible. However, a portion of the price of VIP Block Star and VIP Block Legend tickets is tax deductible. See more information on these type of tickets at BasilicaBlockParty.org »


IS THERE A GOOD HOTEL NEARBY?

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