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XPoNential Music Festival 2009 - FAQs

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Gates Open

Gates open 4pm on Friday, and noon on Saturday and Sunday.

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Ticket Info

Buy your tickets now! More information is available on our tickets page.

Also, you can join or renew your XPN Membership today and choose to receive festival tickets as a thank you gift.

You can also purchase tickets at these area retail locations beginning Tuesday, May 26, 2009.

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Transportation to the Festival

Transportation Alert: The Ben Franklin Bridge will be closed to all vehicular traffic on Sunday, July 26 from 7:15am-8:15am for the Tour de Shore.

You can view a complete listing of transportation options here.

Please note:

There are other events happening on the Camden Waterfront the weekend of the festival. We strongly urge you to take public transportation whenever possible! If you must drive, leave early to avoid the crowds, and to get early bird parking prices.

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XPN Member Area

Yes, there will be an XPN Members Only area where complimentary non-alcoholic beverages will be available, as well as several meet-and-greets with performing artists.

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Is there an ATM located nearby?

Yes, there is a TD Bank ATM at 501 Mickle Blvd.

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Map of the Festival Site

Click to download and print a map of the 2009 festival site.

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Allowed/Prohibited items

Bags and coolers may be subject to search. We ask that you please leave the audio and video recording devices at home, as they are prohibited. In consideration of others, smoking is prohibited on the Festival grounds.

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I'm not from the Philadelphia area and will need to make lodging arrangements. Do you have information on area hotels?

For your convenience we have compiled a list of area hotels here.

The Wyndham in Mt. Laurel is offering festival goers a special rate during the festival weekend. Find out more here.

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Here's a list of what you may, and may not bring into the Festival:

You may bring in the following items:

  • Blankets
  • Low-back chairs permitted in designated areas
  • Rain umbrellas
  • Personal/non-professional cameras
  • Strollers
  • Non-alcoholic beverages in plastic containers
  • Coolers (subject to inspection)
  • Cell phones are allowed, but as a courtesy to artists and other patrons, we ask that you please turn your phones off during performances

The following items are prohibited:

  • Glass containers of any kind
  • Beach umbrellas and tents
  • High-back chairs
  • Professional cameras with telescopic lenses
  • Alcoholic beverages from outside the festival
    (Beer will be available for purchase at the festival. New Jersey state law requires that you must be at least 21, and you must present valid and acceptable ID to purchase alcoholic beverages.)
  • Audio and video recording devices
  • Pets, except service dogs
  • Smoking on the Festival grounds
  • Illegal drugs
  • Weapons of any sort (firearms, knives, explosives, etc.)
  • Projectiles of any sort
  • Laser pointers

Can I bring my own food and water?

Yes, you may bring your own food and water. However, please leave metal knives and utensils at home. There will also be a variety of food and beverage vendors at the festival as well.

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Is re-entry to the festival possible?

Yes, you may reenter the festival after obtaining a wristband for that day. Wristbands will be available within the festival grounds each day. Holders of 3-Day Festival Passes must get a new wristband each day for re-entry.

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Is the Festival area handicap accessible?

Wiggins Park is handicapped accessible. There's a designated area for wheelchairs. And, handicapped-accible port-a-potties.

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Security is always a priority at every event. As they do with every festival at Wiggins Park, Camden County officials provide a full staff of trained security and traffic officials, and visitor service representatives are stationed along the Waterfront. Both the Red Cross and EMS are present throughout the festival to attend to any medical needs. And police and fire officials are also present, and are an integral part of the overall safety and security procedures.

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Member Prices

You can get two (2) tickets per festival day or two (2) 3-Day Festival Passes at the XPN member price. Any additional tickets must be purchased at the non-member ticket price.

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3-Day Festival Pass

It's by far the best value we ever offered. With the 3-Day Festival Pass, a single ticket gets you access to every day of the festival for one low price. You must present the ticket each day you attend (there are three stubs on each pass). You'll also need to obtain a new reentry wristband each day you attend.

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Camden Children's Garden

Your tickets for Saturday and Sunday include access to the Camden Children's Garden where Kids Corner is taking over for the weekend! All you'll need is to show your festival reentry wristband to be admitted to the Camden Children's Garden.

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Kids Corner in the Camden Children's Garden Activities

Kids Corner takes over the Camden Children's Garden at noon on Saturday and Sunday (July 25 & 26).
View the complete list of Kids Corner activities

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Rain or Shine

There are no refunds or exchanges for any tickets. The festival is an all-weather event and no refunds will be issued in the case of inclement weather.

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There are no assigned seats. All tickets are general admission. You may bring low-back chairs or blankets, but no high-back chairs.

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Get all the Festival Details and Sign Up for XPN E-News

Don't miss any of the details. Sign up for XPN E-News and get automatic festival updates.

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List of Past Years' Lineups

View Past Festival Lineups (PDF), a complete listing of all artists who have played The Festival going back to 1994 (excluding Kids Corner artists).

The 2008 XPoNential Music Festival is archived here.

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