Will there be a shuttle to the event site? Where can I park? Are there tickets still available? With the Beatles-inspired music festival in Jeffersonville just a month away, we want you to have the latest information to help make your Abbey Road on the River experience a fun and memorable one.
First rule for Abbey Road on the River, and the most important one: Don’t worry about anything!
Other important rules to follow:
- Coolers, picnic baskets, and hydration packs (CamelBak® for example) are not allowed.
- Outside food is only allowed for children and adults with dietary restrictions.
- Attendees can bring in one sealed bottle of water, not exceeding 20 oz.
- There is no smoking allowed at Big Four Station Park.
- Drink tickets and proper ID are required for alcohol, which may be purchased at designated ticket booths.
Find answers to these FAQ categories:
Q: Can I bring a lawn chair?
A: Lawn chairs are allowed, but only in designated areas, and must be placed 3 inches apart from other chairs to allow for optimum seating.
Q: Are umbrellas allowed?
A: Yes, but please respect others’ view.
Q: Are strollers allowed?
A: Yes; strollers for infants and toddlers are allowed.
Q: Are pets allowed at any of the performance locations?
A: Service dogs are the only animals allowed.
Q: Is there an age limit to enter the event?
A: Attendees under the age of 17 must be accompanied by an adult (21 and over).
Q: Do I need to bring the printed copy of my ticket to enter?
A: No, it’s not required, but it’s preferred.
Q: Can I update my registration/ticket info? Is it transferable?
A: Yes, online ticket info can be updated. However, if you are not able to attend a late-night concert, no one else can use your wristband (ticket).
Q: What if I can’t attend. Is my ticket refundable?
A: No, there are no refunds.
Q: Can I exit the festival and come back without buying another ticket?
A: Yes; daily wristbands allow you to come and go during your day of purchase only. The 5-day wristbands are for the entire festival, so you can leave and return anytime during that 5-day period. Note: wrist band colors are different each day for single day reserved, general admission, and walk-up admission tickets.
Q: Are tickets still available and where can I purchase them?
A: Yes, tickets are still available. You can purchase tickets online, at any Thornton’s store in Kentucky or Indiana, and at the onsite box office during the event (until sold out).
Q: How much are tickets?
A: General admission for over 21 $20-$59.50; see full ticket details here.
A: General admission for ages 11-15: $15
Ticket Tips: Arrive before 2 p.m. Friday-Sunday, May 27-29 and receive $15 off general admission. Arrive after 9 p.m. any night, tickets are half-price! Children under 10 are FREE.
Q: Where will the performances be?
A: The main performance area is Big Four Station Park, 227 Pearl St., Jeffersonville
Other performance venues include:
- 300 Spring, 300 Spring St., Jeffersonville
- The Sheraton Hotel, 700 W. Riverside Dr., Jeffersonville
- The Clarion Hotel & Conference Center, 505 Marriott Dr., Clarksville.
The below map shows the various stage locations at Big Four Station Park:
Q: Where can I park?
A: There is a full weekend parking pass available, valid all five days of the festival. The lot is located across Big Four Station park along Mulberry Street. You can purchase it online.
Q: Will there be a shuttle to the event from my hotel?
A: Yes, there will be (2) trolleys and (5) buses running from the Clarion Hotel and The Sheraton, to Big Four Station Park between 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Q: Will there be a lost and found, and where will it be located?
A: Yes, there will be a lost and found booth, located at the main box office.
Q: What about security during the performances?
A: There will be 24-hour security on site during the 5-day festival.
Q: Will there be a first-aid area?
A: An EMS will be on duty at the corner of Market and Mulberry Street.
Q: Will there be bike racks available at Big Four Station Park?
A: Yes, Big Four Station will have bike racks for those riding bikes to the event.
Q: What happens if it rains?
A: In case of bad weather, there will be schedule contingencies for everyone’s security. Even if it does rain, attendees will still get to see many concerts.
Q: What kind of weather does Jeffersonville typically have late May?
A: Weather in Jeffersonville during May varies. Average low is 61 degrees, and average high is 79 degrees. Watch the forecast and pack accordingly. Sunscreen, ear plugs (especially for children), a light jacket or sweater, and a hat are suggested items.
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