Frequently asked questions
What is Party in the Park?
Party in the Park is a one-day event showcasing some great country bands with a touch of rock. It's a safe, friendly event for all ages.
Who, what, where, when and why?
Party in the Park is a one day event headlining Madeline Merlo, Saturday, June 23, under the sun at the Beban Sports Fields in beautiful Nanaimo British Columbia. JJ Shiplett , Andrew Hyatt, Eagle Eyes, Me & Mae and Moonshine Mollys will make for a great afternoon of fantastic entertainment. The Motel Flamingo Lounge will feature even more entertainment on the Pacific Stage. Gates open at 1:00pm; Last act goes on at 9pm.
How do I purchase tickets for Party in the Park?
Tickets are available by clicking on 'Tickets' at PARTYINTHEPARKNANAIMO.COM , or at Original Joe's Restaurant at Country Club Mall, or at Desire Tatoo.
How do I book a hotel using the special fstival rates for Party In The Park concert goers?
Special rates for the Howard Johnson Harbourside and The Ramada Nanaimo are available on PARTYINTHEPARKNANAIMO.COM and clicking on 'Need a hotel?'
Food & Drink
Will there be food available?
Yes. There will be a variety of food and drink vendors on site, including ORIGINAL JOE'S.
Will water be made available?
Yes. As no liquids will be allowed into the venue, water stations will be made available at the site. You may bring in a clear empty container (no larger than 20floz/600ml)
Will there be alcohol beverages for purchase?
Yes. There will be two adult only refreshment areas including The Motel Flamingo Lounge featuring more bands on the Pacific Stage. The gardens are 19+ only and appropriate ID will be demanded at each serving.
What amenities and services will be available?
There will be food and beverage vendors, no charge water stations and plenty of clean washroom facilities.
Is there parking available?
Yes. There will be parking available on a first come first serve basis, carpooling is recommended.
Where is the parking?
General Parking available at Frank Crane Arena.
Is there handicap parking available?
There are many designated permit holder parking spots located in the main parking area.
What do I get with Premium Seating Area tickets?
Premium ticket-holders will be offered a separate seating area (you will bring your low leg chair) set just behind the special Stage Pit Access in front of the stage area that allows you the next closest viewing of the event while having a seat and plenty of private washrooms.
Is my credit card secure?
Yes. Our payment processor has been audited by a PCI-certified auditor and has in turn been certified as a PCI Level 1 Service Provider, the most stringent level of certification available.
What can I bring into the concert?
Outside food. Empty water bottles. Small backpacks, bags, and purses. Beach towels & blankets. Small umbrellas. Short leg lawn chairs .Baby strollers. Cameras (for personal use only)
What can't I bring into the concert?
Animals, with the exception of certified assistance dogs. Hard coolers, large bags, and large backpacks. Chairs other than low leg will only be able to be used in Zone 3 (back of the venue). Large beach umbrellas, tents, and musical Instruments will not be allowed.
Can I get ejected from the concert grounds?
Absolutely you can. We are holding a safe family friendly event. Anyone caught with the following items will be subject to immediate ejection: Outside alcohol. Drugs/ drug paraphernalia. Knives. Weapons of any kind. Gang Colours, patches or support gear, including all gang related apparel not just standard “colours”
Will I be searched at the entrance?
Yes. All bags will be subject to search upon entry by qualified security personnel. You may be asked to remove oversized and bulky clothing for further inspection.
Is there 'In & Out privileges'?
Yes. Up until 5pm (17:00) you will be allowed to leave the venue and re-enter prior to 5pm. All bags will be subject to re-searching. Re-entry is not automatic and all rules and regulations will be strictly enforced. Un-tampered wristbands must still be affixed in full. After 5pm all 'In & Out' privileges will be suspended; if you leave after 5pm re-entry will be denied. Please prepare appropriately.
If there are tickets still available you will be able to purchase at the gate for a small premium of 5$ extra. Cash only. Though, you may purchase online right up to 5pm and present your phone for entry.
Will there be Tickets available at the gate?
Is there ATMs on site?
Sorry, there is no ATMs available on site. All vendors on site will be operating on a cash only basis.
Still have questions?
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