FESTIVAL INFO

CONTACT US

   GENERAL:   
Please check out our FAQ section. Still need help? Reach out to Info@TidalWaveFest.com

   VENDORS:
For food vendors inquiries, please apply here.
Craft vendors application is now closed.

WRISTBANDS/TICKETING:
Have a question about your ticket order or have an issue with your wristband? Please email Front Gate Tickets here.

SPONSORSHIP:
For Sponsorship opportunities, please contact: sponsorship@TidalWaveFest.com

 

PRESS AND MEDIA:
For Press inquiries, including photo credential requests, please contact: press@tidalwavefest.com

For Radio and Media Promotion inquiries, contact: marketing@TidalWaveFest.com

ADA INQUIRIES:
Please send any questions and our ADA team will be happy to help! Please contact ADA@TidalWaveFest.com

VIP & HOTEL PACKAGES:
For any VIP inquiries, please contact: VIP@TidalWaveFest.com
For hotel package inquiries, please contact: TidalWaveExperience22@LiveNation.com

STREET TEAM:
Apply to join our Tidal Wave Street Team: https://bit.ly/tw22application

GENERAL INFO

You can purchase them here on our website on the Passes page.

TidalWave Festival will take place August 12, 13 & 14. We’ll kick things off around 1pm each day and close things down around 11pm.

Fans can purchase a 3 day pass and have the option to attend 1 day, 2 days, or all 3 days of the festival.

Check out our lineup page HERE and see who’s coming to beach!

No. Unauthorized vending of any kind is strictly prohibited on and around TidalWave Festival. This will be strictly enforced.

Nope, we welcome all ages!

Children 6 and under can receive free General Admission.

The TidalWave Music Festival will take place on the Atlantic City Beach. We’re located at One Atlantic Ocean, Atlantic City, NJ 08401.  

We’ll see ya on the beach!

A brand new 3-day festival coming to the Atlantic City Beach Aug 12-14, 2022, with some of country music’s biggest stars!

TidalWave is dedicated to the health and safety of our fans, staff and artists. We will update if any safety protocols are needed as we get closer to the festival dates.

Yes! If GA passes are still available, you can visit our Box Office located at Boardwalk Hall (just down the boardwalk from the festival).

If you need to purchase passes or pick up passes, visit our Box Office located at Boardwalk Hall.

If you are picking up passes, please have a photo ID and your Front Gate Tickets order number.

Box Office Hours:

Thursday, August 11: 11:00am – 5:00pm

Friday, August 12:  11:00am – 9:30pm

Saturday, August 13:  11:00am – 9:30pm

Sunday, August 14: 11:00am – 9:30pm

VENUE INFO

  • SUNSCREEN, SUNSCREEN, SUNSCREEN! (non-aerosol)
  • Sunglasses, hats, fanny packs
  • 1 reusable gallon sized bag of snacks will be allowed in
  • Empty reusable bottles (you can fill them up at our free water stations)
  • Small camera with no detachable zoom lens or flash
  • Personal beach towels are allowed (you cannot use it to “hold spots” around you)
  • Lawn chairs: low-profile beach chairs, bag chairs or inflatable couches. They must be set up in the designated chair zone. Chairs may not be set up close to the stage and no holding spots.
  • Prescription medicine: All prescription medicines must be in a marked bottle along with photo matching ID
  • Baby Strollers with accompanied child
  • E-Cigs

NEW BAG POLICY:
Clear reusable bags are welcome inside the festival venue as long as they are 12”x 6”x 12” or smaller. No clear plastic shopping/grocery bags will be permitted. Hydration packs (i.e. camelbaks) that are 1.5L or smaller and clutch purses/wallets that are 4.5”x6.5” or smaller do not have to be clear. Medically necessary bags and diaper bags are also welcome.

*PLEASE NOTE: ALL PATRONS AND ALL BAGS WILL BE SEARCHED EACH TIME YOU ENTER THE FESTIVAL. ANY AND ALL CONFISCATED ITEMS OR ANY ITEMS VOLUNTARILY SURRENDERED, WILL NOT BE HELD, CHECKED OR RETURNED.

Attendees are NOT permitted to bring any of the items listed below into the venue:

  • Outside alcohol
  • Glass bottles or containers
  • Blankets
  • Zoom lens cameras, selfie sticks, go pros, drones, or any other recording devices
  • Coolers or large bags
  • Illegal substances
  • Large Umbrellas
  • Animals (except service animals)
  • Musical instruments
  • Weapons of any kind
  • Fireworks
  • Sharpies, stuffed animals, markers, or spray paint
  • Tents, umbrellas, or shade structures of any kind
  • Flags/totem poles
  • No glitter or mylar is allowed of any kind
  • Bicycles, skateboards, scooters
  • Grills
  • Wagons
  • Aerosol cans of any kind
  • Toys, water guns or squirt guns
  • In-line skates, roller skates, skateboards, or bikes
  • Balloons/balls/inflatables
  • Sticks, bats, or clubs
  • iPads or tablets
  • Any item deemed to be unsafe by venue management
  • Selling of merchandise or unauthorized/unlicensed vending. Unauthorized solicitations, handbills, stickers, sampling, give-a-ways, etc
  • Laser pointers or glow sticks
  • No outside beverages are allowed inside the festival other than a factory sealed 20 oz. water bottle. However, we encourage everyone to bring in a reusable cup to refill at our free water stations to help reduce plastic on the beach and help protect the ocean.

NEW BAG POLICY:
Small totes, backpacks, and fanny packs are welcome inside the festival venue as long as they are clear and are 12”x6”x12” or smaller. No clear plastic shopping/grocery bags will be permitted. Hydration packs (i.e. camelbaks) that are 1.5L or smaller (no pockets) and clutch purses/wallets that are 4.5”x6.5” or smaller do not have to be clear. Medically necessary bags and diaper bags are also welcome.

*PLEASE NOTE: ALL PATRONS AND ALL BAGS WILL BE SEARCHED EACH TIME YOU ENTER THE FESTIVAL. ANY AND ALL CONFISCATED ITEMS OR ANY ITEMS VOLUNTARILY SURRENDERED, WILL NOT BE HELD, CHECKED OR RETURNED.

If you are bringing prescription medication, please make sure that it abides by the following:

  • The medication is carried in the original manufacturer container.
  • The medication has a prescription label.
  • The label matches your government-issued photo ID.
  • You will need to advise the security guard of your items at the gate, who will contact the medical team to get your medications officially cleared by them.
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Yes! Please note, if your fanny pack is larger than 4.5″x6.5″ it will have to be clear. If your fanny pack is 4.5″x6.5″ or smaller, it does not have to be clear.

Any bag larger than 12”x6”x12” will not be allowed into the festival.

We’ll open gates around 1pm each day and end each night around 11pm.

There are plentiful port-a-johns and hand washing stations on site for General Admission patrons. For VIP, air-conditioned, flushable restrooms are provided.

You will be able to exit and re-enter the festival up to 3 times a day for whatever reason you see fit (including GA pass holders). If you need to enter and exit more than 3 times a day, please send us an email at info@tidalwavefest.com.

Yes! Check out our Passes page and reserve your locker for the weekend.

Of course! First Aid tents will be onsite staffed with Paramedics. Please ask any staff member and they will point you in the right direction. Here is some other important safety info to note:

  • Wear some type of shoes/sandals – the sand can become very hot.
  • Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
  • Take a picture of your Driver’s License and keep on your phone for ID purposes.

There are plenty of parking garages in the area, visit http://www.atlanticcitynj.com/!userfiles/pdfs/ParkingMap_citymapFeb18.pdf for locations.

We will to those who are of legal age and have a legal state ID. This is a country music festival, isn’t it!?

Yes! We will have places you will be able to recharge your phone. We’ll release a venue map closer to the festival where you can view the locations.

Yep! Everyone will have access to the ocean during TidalWave!

There will be lifeguards on duty inside the concert site and swimming will be permitted until just before dark per the guidance of onsite lifeguards.

Boats will not be allowed to anchor off shore near the festival and will be highly patrolled by local authorities.

There will be no smoking on the beach.

No cash will be accepted at the festival but you’ll be able to pay for things using: the Cashless program on your wristband, credit cards, debit cards or Apple Pay/Google Pay. Just in case, we’ll also have a location on site where you can exchange cash for prepaid cards.

 Wristbands

You can buy them right HERE on our website on our passes page. Remember that the only valid ticketing providers for TidalWave are TidalWaveFest.com/ Front Gate Tickets

We’ll start distributing wristbands approx 4-6 weeks prior to the festival.

Nope, there are no print at home options for this show. Be really careful buying anywhere except the official TidalWave, Live Nation or Front Gate Tickets websites. We see far too many forgeries and bad tickets and they will not get you into the Festival.

You are the only person who may use your wristband and cannot pass it to another to use. It should be placed on your wrist tight enough that it cannot slip off. Wristbands that have been tampered with or shared with someone after already used will be void and cannot be replaced for any reason.

Yes! We’ll have a box office/will call location for anyone picking up passes or purchasing (if passes are available).

Reach out to Front Gate Tickets so they can assist at contact.frontgatetickets.com

Don’t lose or break that wristband. Wristbands that have been tampered with will be void and lost wristbands cannot be replaced for any reason. There is a $10 Wristband Replacement Fee for wristbands that have been lost, damaged, or tightened too tight before placing on wrist. Please email info@TidalWaveFest.com if you have questions.

If you need assistance with tracking your wristbands, please reach out to Front Gate Tickets or Info@TidalWaveFest.com. Please note Wristband Distribution will begin approximately 4-6 weeks out from the festival.

All sales are final.

We sure hope so! 🙂

Register your wristband once you receive it here on our website (be sure not to put the wristband on until you get to the festival).

It protects your investment and assigns that wristband to you. Plus, you’ll have the option to sign up for Cashless and the opportunity to be a part of our 2023 Presale when details are announced.

When you register your wristband, you’ll also have the option to sign up for Cashless. This means that you can link a credit/debit card to your wristband and pay for things at the festival using the swipe of your wristband. You’ll also choose a preferred PIN number that you’ll use anytime you make a purchase so it stays protected in case you lose it.