Frequently asked questions
WHAT TIME DOES IT START?
Gates will open at 12pm.
Music on the street will end around 11pm, but we will be partying at the indoor stage until 2am. Be sure to purchase your After Party tickets for guaranteed entry.
WHERE IS IT?
Indoors & outdoors at Gateway City Arts in Holyoke, MA.
92 Race St, Holyoke, MA 01040
From the North: Route 91 south to Exit 17. Turn left at end of ramp onto Dwight Street. Continue on Dwight 2 miles to Race St. Turn right and you're here!
From the East: Take Route 202 South. Cross bridge into Holyoke and go straight for 2 blocks. Turn left onto Dwight St. and continue till Race St. Turn right and you're here!
From the South: Route 91 north to exit 16. Turn right onto route 202 (Cherry St). Continue 1.3 miles.Turn right on Dwight St.and continue till Race St. Turn right and you're here!
From the West: Follow directions from the South.
WILL THERE BE FOOD & DRINKS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE?
Yes! Vendors include The Bistro at Gateway City Arts, Holyoke Hummus, La Mesa Food Truck, and more TBA.
WHEN IS RUBBLEBUCKET'S 3RD ANNUAL DREAM PICNIC?
September 21, 2019.
IS IT ALL AGES?
Yes - everyone is welcome to join us at Dream Picnic, but if you are under the age of 18 you MUST be with a parent or legal guardian throughout the festival.
Children under 5 are free to attend.
WILL THERE BE AN AFTER PARTY? CAN I COME?
Yes. Afterparty tickets will be available to purchase for $10 each. More details to be announced.
WHAT CAN'T I BRING?
The following items are
not allowed on the festival grounds:
Knives, swords, pocket knives, etc.
OK - WHAT CAN I BRING?
The following items are allowed into the festival:
No high backs. Please note that chairs will not be allowed into the inside spaces.
Empty, reusable water bottles:
There will be a station to refill your bottle and there will also be bottles for sale.
Unfortunately backpacks will not be allowed on the festival grounds. Small purses and tote bags are okay and will be searched upon entering.
CAN I BRING MY OWN FOOD/DRINKS/ALCOHOL?
There is absolutely no outside food, beverages, or alcohol of any kind allowed on the festival grounds.
IS RE-ENTRY ALLOWED?
Re-Entry will only be allowed until 8pm. All bags and persons are subject to search each time upon entering the festival.
WILL THERE BE AN ATM ON SITE?
Yes. We recommend bringing cash or utilizing the ATM, as we cannot guarantee that all vendors will accept credit cards.
IS THERE LODGING NEARBY?
We recommend Jay’s Bed & Breakfast (10 minute walk), Fairfield Inn & Suites (10 minute Uber), AirBnb, and Hotel Northampton (20 minute Uber).
WHERE CAN I PARK?
There is no specified event parking for Dream Picnic. All of the streets surrounding the festival grounds have plenty of free parking. There is also free parking at the train station and nearby lots, however these are not monitored and you are parking at your own risk. There are a few parking garages which are a short walk to the festival that may charge a fee.