FAQ

When and where is this? What are the age restrictions?

August 26-27, 2016 at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus, Ohio. This event is all ages. The festival from 4PM-1AM on Friday, Aug. 26 and from 2PM-11PM on Saturday, Aug. 27.

What is the address of the venue?

717 E 17th Ave., Columbus, OH 43211

What is included with a VIP ticket?

Your VIP ticket includes express entry, access to the exclusive VIP sections located at the front-right of the stages, premium elevated viewing areas, private restrooms and bars, and more. Your VIP ticket also allows you in all areas included with a GA ticket.

Can I park on-site?

YES! We will have ample parking for all passenger vehicles (cars/trucks/SUVs/vans) at the venue. Parking is accessible off of 17th Ave., immediately south of the actual festival. NOTE: There is a Columbus Crew SC soccer match Saturday evening. Do NOT follow signs for Columbus Crew soccer parking; it is more expensive and farther away.

Is there re-entry?

There is no in-and-out privileges or re-entry permitted at the festival.

What is your alcohol policy?

As always, you must be 21 or older to consume alcohol. BYOB is not permitted inside the festival.

What items are allowed in, and what items are prohibited?

PROHIBITED ITEMS:

  • Fireworks, glow lanterns, or explosives
  • Drugs or illegal substances
  • Weapons of any kind (includes all guns and knives)
  • Golf clubs
  • Professional video/audio/photo equipment
  • Any glass
  • Pets
  • Drones
  • Laser Pointers
  • Food (we have plenty of food trucks inside!)
  • Totems, flags, or signs on poles (flags by themselves are permitted, but the poles are not)
  • Selfie sticks
  • Foldable chairs

PERMITTED ITEMS:

  • eCigs
  • GoPros
  • EMPTY Camelbaks
  • Sunscreen
  • Hula hoops
  • Small bags (including drawstring bags). Note that bags are subject to search upon entry.
  • Empty non-disposable water bottles (like Nalgenes, Camelbaks, etc.). Empty disposable plastic bottles are NOT allowed (like an empty bottle of pop, etc)

Will there be food inside the venue?

YES! We’ll have local and regional food trucks and vendors dishing out delicious food throughout the festival.

Are outside food and beverages allowed in?

Unfortunately, outside food and beverage is not allowed inside of Breakaway. Empty Camelbaks are allowed, and we will have Breakaway water bottles available for sale inside. The venue has permanent bathrooms (with sinks) and water fountains throughout which will allow you to fill your Camelbak and stay hydrated.

Where can I stay?

Click here for local hotel accommodations!

What are the set times?

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Where’s the venue map?

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Are there any official after parties?

YES! We have official after parties with Lil Uzi Vert, Benny Benassi, and Ty Dolla $ign over Breakaway weekend. Click here for more info.

If I bought a 2-day ticket, how will I receive my tickets for both days?

Your 2-Day ticket includes admission to Friday (8/26) and Saturday (8/27) into the festival. Does NOT include same day re-entry into the concert.

After completing your purchase on Eventbrite, you will receive an email confirmation with your attached PDF ticket(s). You MUST print your PDF ticket or display the barcode on your mobile device.  The name on the tickets do not have to match the ID so long as the barcode is scannable. PSG is not responsible if ticket(s) cannot be scanned and the order is under a different name than the person presenting the ticket. NO REFUNDS |  ALL SALES FINAL
Note: If you purchased a 2-Day ticket, that initial ticket will get scanned for Friday (It will be labeled 2-DAY GA or 2-DAY VIP depending on what you purchased). A Saturday ticket will be emailed to all 2-Day ticket customers the week of the event. YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE A WRISTBAND AS PREVIOUSLY DISCUSSED, YOU WILL RECEIVE A TICKET FOR SATURDAY VIA EMAIL.
To clarify, the initial ticket emailed to you when you made your purchase for a 2-Day ticket will only get scanned on Friday. An additional ticket will emailed to you the week of the festival in which you will use to scan for entry on Saturday.
Please follow signs upon entry and go in the correct lanes if you purchased GA or VIP. VIP will need to collect their wristband each day in the VIP lanes.
*IF YOU PURCHASED A 2-DAY TICKET AFTER 8/24 @ 2PM, YOU WILL NEED TO PICK UP THE TICKETS AT WILL CALL ON FRIDAY AT THE BREAKAWAY BOX OFFICE AT THE MAIN ENTRANCE OF THE VENUE. ALL 2-DAY PURCHASES BEFORE 8/24 @ 2PM WILL BE EMAILED THEIR TICKETS. ALL OTHER TICKET TYPES WILL BE EMAILED*
Friday & Saturday Single day tickets: Please use the ticket on the appropriate days according to the TICKET TYPE not the date on the ticket.

How can my business become involved with Breakaway? Can I have a vendor booth at Breakaway?

Click here to start the conversation!

(Media and artists requests sent through this link will be ignored)

Where can I apply for media credentials?

The link can be found at the bottom of the website. Applications close August 12.