General Info & FAQ
What can I bring?
To make sure you have everything you’ll need while attending the festival, please feel free to bring the following items with you:
Blankets, sheets and towels
Small backpacks and purses. Large backpacks, book bags, or any bag that is not clear plastic, vinyl, or PVS, and over 12”x6”x12” in size will not be allowed.
Selfie sticks are allowed, but must expand to no longer than 40” in length and must be made of light material (light metal, rubber plastic). All selfie sticks are subject to Depot District Fest staff discretion and may or may not be allowed.
REMEMBER: All patrons and belongings are subject to search and prohibited items will be removed at the discretion of the front gate and security staff.
Do you allow re-entry?
Yes, we will allow re-entry. We want you to enjoy dining and shopping in the Uptown Lexington Historic District.
Is this event family friendly?
We are certainly a family friendly event and welcome guests of all ages.
What should I leave at home?
We make every effort to provide an environment where all travelers can fully enjoy their time at Depot District Music Fest. With that in mind, kindly leave the following items at home:
Large backpacks, book bags, or any bag that is not clear plastic, vinyl, or PVC, and over 12”x6”x12” in size will not be allowed.
Food and Drink
Illegal substances of any kind
Umbrellas or Tents
Pets (Service Dogs will be permitted)
Glass Containers and Metal Aerosol Cans, including Sunscreen in Aerosol Cans
Scooters or Personal Motorized Vehicles
Detachable lens cameras
Recording devices of any kind including professional recording equipment, GoPros, audio recording equipment, and video recording equipment
No unauthorized vendors will be permitted
No solicitations, handbills, sampling, give-aways, etc.
Remote-controlled vehicles or aircrafts, including drones
REMEMBER: All travelers and their belongings are subject to search and prohibited items will be removed at the discretion of the front gate staff. These items are subject to change at anytime and at the discretion of the front gate and security staff.
Where and when does the Depot District Music Fest take place?
The Depot District Music Fest takes place Saturday April 8th at the Depot District in Lexington, NC. Gates will open to the public at 11:00 a.m. at 333 S. Main Street, with the main event entrance on E. 3rd Avenue. The music fest will kick off at 12:00 p.m.
Located in the historic train depot district of Uptown Lexington, the inaugural Depot District Music Fest will celebrate community, music and the city’s full-steam-ahead progress toward the district’s revitalization. This year’s lineup includes the Gin Blossoms, Edwin McCain, the Lilly Brothers, the Ultimate Eagles Tribute Band-On The Border, the Steppin Stones and Holy Ghost Tent Revival.
Bringing lawn chairs and blankets is encouraged. No outside food or beverages are permitted except for medical purposes; bags may be subject to inspection. For more information and FAQs related to the Depot District Music Fest, visit depotdistrictfest.com. Rain or shine, all ticket sales are final.
Gates will open to the public at 11:00 a.m. at 333 S. Main Street, with the main event entrance on E. 3rd Avenue. The music fest will kick off at 12:00 p.m. and feature music, beer & wine, food truck vendors and children’s games and activities. With reentry permitted, festivalgoers can enjoy dining and shopping in the Uptown Lexington Historic District.
Festival pricing will be staggered beginning with $25 early bird tickets for adult general admission going on sale on March 7th at 8:00am via www.depotdistrictfest.eventbrite.com. After March 13th, ticket prices will increase incrementally to $35 and then $45 for adult general admission at the gate. Ticket pricing for children 12 & under, with paying adult, will include unlimited access to rides, games and activities for sale at $10 online and $15 at the gate. VIP tickets will be available for $75. Only 100 VIP tickets will be sold that entitles holders to a dedicated front-of-stage viewing area, an exclusive VIP tent, and access to a private bar and restrooms.