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:

  1. Coolers, picnic baskets, and hydration packs (CamelBak® for example) are not allowed.
  2. Outside food is only allowed for children and adults with dietary restrictions.
  3. Attendees can bring in one sealed bottle of water, not exceeding 20 oz.
  4. There is no smoking allowed at Big Four Station Park.
  5. Drink tickets and proper ID are required for alcohol, which may be purchased at designated ticket booths.

Find answers to these FAQ categories:


What you can bring:

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.

FAQs about admission, tickets, and IDs:

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.

Performance location and shuttle FAQs:

Q: Where will the performances be?
A: The main performance area is Big Four Station Park, 227 Pearl St., Jeffersonville

Other performance venues include:

The below map shows the various stage locations at Big Four Station Park:

Abbey Road on the River map


Here are helpful parking FAQs:

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.
Cost: $25

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.

FAQs about onsite services and weather:

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.

Visit www.AROTR.com for up-to-date information.  Click here for the latest performance schedule, which also includes artists’ performance locations.

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