FAQs

What Can I Bring?

  • Small backpacks and purses (Under 17″h x 13″w x 8.5″d; all backpacks will be searched)
  • Blankets
  • Umbrellas (small hand-held style)
  • Baby Strollers
  • Binoculars
  • Pocket-sized cameras (no DSLRS)
  • 1 Empty water container or camelback
  • 1 Foldable lawn chair
  • Sunscreen
  • Totems, rage sticks and flags under 12 ft. tall are allowed for way-finding among friends. Items that are deemed to be unsafe, inappropriate, or are being used for purposes other than intended may be confiscated on site.

What Can't I Bring?

  • Weapons of any kind
  • Toy weapons
  • Illegal substances (including narcotics)
  • Drug paraphernalia
  • Backpacks greater than 17″h x 13″w x 8.5″d
  • Alcohol (alcohol will be sold at the Festival)
  • Glass containers
  • Food or beverages
  • Skateboards, scooters, or personal motorized vehicles
  • Bicycles inside Festival grounds (bike racks will be available near the box office)
  • Carts
  • Large chains or spiked jewelry
  • Fireworks
  • Explosives
  • Large umbrellas
  • Hard-sided coolers
  • Tents
  • Pets (except service dogs)
  • Video camera or equipment
  • Professional still camera equipment (no detachable lenses, no tripods, big zooms, or commercial use rigs)
  • Any audio recording equipment
  • No illegal vending is permitted or unauthorized/unlicensed vendors allowed.
  • No moshing, crowd surfing, and/or stage diving
  • Unauthorized solicitations, handbills, sampling, give-aways, etc.
  • Metal aerosol cans, including sunscreen in aerosol cans.
  • Laser Pointers
  • Bad Attitudes
  • Conditions of Entry
    • The following conditions are for guests entering JMBLYA.  All bags and persons will be searched.  JMBLYA reserves the right to make the final decision on allowed and non-allowed items without notice.

Will I Be Searched?

Yes! Guests and their belongings are subject to a thorough search upon entry. You can help keep the lines moving quickly by leaving large bags at home.

Can I Re-enter The Festival?

No.

What About People With Disabilities?

We want to make sure that all music lovers have access to the JMBLYA Music Festival experience! The festival grounds are wheelchair accessible and ADA bathrooms are provided.

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

Safety & Medical

We are making every effort to create a safe environment on the festival grounds, including public and private security and medical staff. If you need any assistance, seek out the medical tent, or look for a police officer, security staff, or festival staff member.

We will have medical staff on site for the entire duration of JMBLYA. Upon arrival, please take note of the location of our clearly-marked medical tents should you need to stop by throughout the weekend. If you need medical assistance, contact the nearest security official, staff member, volunteer, 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 time does the festival start?

Festival gates open at 12PM on Friday in Dallas and 1PM on Saturday in Austin.

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?

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://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/schedules/orangebook/c_cs_alpha.pdf