02/08/2017

IMPORTANT INFO INDIE17

TICKETING

All weekend tickets to INDIE17 are SOLD OUT. There will not be any weekend tickets available at the gate. Please be careful if you are buying tickets from a secondary source.

There will be a limited number of Friday Day and Sunday Day tickets available at the gate, Saturday Day tickets will not be available at the gate.

OPENING TIMES

FRIDAY

CAR PARK – 10:00h

CAMPSITE – 12:00h

ARENA – 17:00h

SATURDAY

DAY TICKET CAR PARK – 13:00h to 04:00h

DAY TICKET ACCESS – 14:00h

ARENA – 14:00h

SUNDAY

DAY TICKET CAR PARK – 13:00h to 04:00h

DAY TICKET ACCESS – 14:00h

ARENA – 14:00h

GETTING HERE

A traffic management plan is in place for your safety, please follow signs as you approach the event. Please take instruction from security staff and the Gardai. Always drive on mats where provided within car parks and keep below 5km/h.

PARKING & ENTERING INDIE17

DAY TICKET HOLDERS

Day Ticket Parking is located at the Mitchelstown GAA grounds on the Limerick Road on Saturday and Sunday, there is no Day Ticket Parking available on Friday, please use the ample parking available around Mitchelstown. The GAA Grounds are a 5 minute walk to Indiependence.

All Day Tickets holders must enter the event via Gate No. 1. This is the entrance in the Industrial Park adjacent to the site on the Mitchelstown side of the event. Your ticket will not scan if you try to enter via Gate No. 2 (Main Festival Car Park).

Parking is €10 per car – please car pool and use public transport where possible.

WEEKEND TICKET HOLDERS

Weekend Ticket Parking is located in the main festival car park on the Dublin side of the event. This is well sign posted on approach. Attendees who are parking for the weekend or have a Camper Van ticket can enter through this gate (Gate No. 2). Weekend ticket holders who are using public transport, being dropped off or walking  to the event should enter via the industrial estate gate (Gate No. 1).

Parking is €10 per car – please car pool and use public transport where possible.

IMPORTANT – UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES CAN YOU PARK OR DROP OFF ON THE MAIN ROAD OUTSIDE THE EVENT OR ANYWHERE ALONG THE ROAD IN EITHER DIRECTION. THIS IS A GARDA REQUEST AND YOU WILL BE TOWED.

VIP INDIE GARDEN TICKET HOLDERS

INDIE Garden ticket holders can enter via either gate depending on whether they are parking for the weekend or getting dropped off. Gate No. 2 (Main Festival Car Park) is the nearest gate to VIP Camping.

You are entitled to a queue skip on arrival, security will be aware of this so please avail of it.

DISABLED ACCESS

Disabled parking is located at the top of the main festival car park right by the entrance to the event, security are briefed to allow disabled patrons to park here.

Disabled viewing platforms are located in both Main Stage and The Big Top Stage.

Disabled access toilets are located at main arena medical tent and campsite medical tent.

If you would like to contact us in advance about disabled access, please mail accessindiependence@gmail.com

SECURITY

In light of recent events at musical gatherings in Europe and further afield, there will be a much increased security and Garda presence at INDIE17. This is likely to lead to slightly increased queue times on entry so please allow yourself plenty of time to get in to the event.

There will be a full search on arrival for campers, all bags and persons will be searched in accordance with the law.

There will be an additional search and pat down when going from the campsite to the arena.

There will be dog patrols and search dogs in use at entry, these are for your safety.

BACKPACKS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED IN TO THE MAIN ARENA

Bags bigger than an A4 sheet of paper will not be allowed in to the main arena at INDIE17, please be aware of this and plan accordingly before you arrive.

PROHIBITED ITEMS

A common sense approach will be used but items included in the list below will not be allowed, additional items may be prevented if security deem them a threat.

Hammers / Knives / Glass (Over Perfume Bottle Size) / Gas Canisters / Disposable BBQs / Non Prescription Drugs / Fold Up Chairs (Arena) / GAZEBOS ARE NOT ALLOWED UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES / Animals with the exception of guide dogs / Drones / Sound Systems / Megaphones / Air Horns / Laser Pens /  Unofficial Tabards or High Viz / Legal or Illegal “Highs”

WEATHER

The forecast is good for the weekend but there will be some showers. Pack the sun cream and the rain coat. It gets cold at night so pack warm clothes. Drink plenty of water.

AGE POLICY & ID

INDIEPENDENCE is an Over 18s Event with the exception of children 12 and under when accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Acceptable forms of ID: Garda Age Card / Passport / Full Drivers License

Non-Acceptable forms of ID: Provisional Drivers License / College ID / Out of Date IDs

FAMILIES

Family camping is available on site, it is located close to VIP Camping. You must present yourself to either ticket office to receive Family Camping Wristbands and sign in your children leaving a contact number.

ALCOHOL POLICY

You cannot bring alcohol in to the Main Arena.

Campers will be allowed to bring in one tray of cans or 1L of Spirits or the equivalent amount of wine to the campsite. Absolutely no glass. Campers will be able to bring alcohol in to the campsite on Friday and Saturday up to 11pm, THERE WILL BE NO ALCOHOL RE-ENTRY AFTER THIS TIME i.e. no alcohol re-entry on Sunday.

The bars at INDIEPENDENCE will operate a challenge 21 policy.

GENERAL

Have a good time.

Look after your friends.

Familiarise yourself with your surroundings, where your tent is, where medical is, where the toilets are etc.

Don’t drink to excess, enjoy yourself but mind yourself!

Don’t take drugs, just don’t.

If you are going to take drugs, know what you are taking, give them time to take effect and drink plenty of water. Don’t mix drugs, in short, just don’t take them at all.

If you’re heading to town, use the footpath.

Please be conscious of our neighbours when leaving the site.

Please use bins provided.

If you really want to see a band, get there early, tents will become one in one out if they are close to capacity.

The bars on site close at 1am.

The food units in the campsite are 24hrs.

The food units in the arena close 30 minutes after the last stage closes.