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EVENT INFORMATION

 This information is subject to change at any time. Please check our website for updates before heading out to any event. 

SEATING

General admission seating. There are no tickets. Lawn chairs, beach chairs, bag chairs, and camping chairs are allowed.

CHair SET UP

Chairs may be placed in the park after 6 AM on the day before the concert. The city allows chair placement on the day prior to the event to reduce the number of people in the amphitheater when city staff and production crews are setting up for the event. This also reduces the amount of carry-on items on the shuttles and allows concert goers to shop and dine in downtown Woodstock without chairs in tow before the event. 
 

Chairs placed in the park before 6 AM on the day before the concert will be removed and placed in a non-secure holding area onsite until Monday morning at 8 AM at which time they will be deemed abandoned and discarded.

Chairs that have been placed in restricted areas that are blocking production or concession load in will be moved or removed. 

We are not responsible for anything left in the park prior to, during, or after the show - Northside Hospital-Cherokee Amphitheater is an open park. 

Tarps, blankets, plastic, and towels are not allowed on the ground or staked into the ground and will be removed. Do not reserve areas with ropes; they will be removed.  

Banned Items

No drones

No tents of any kind

No stakes in the ground

No smoking or vaping except in designated areas

No use of illegal drugs

No glass bottles or containers

No large coolers

No tables

No helium-filled balloons or flags of any kind

No market or patio umbrellas; handheld umbrellas are not allowed during the show

No fires, open flames, charcoal/gas barbecue grills, fuel powered lanterns

No hammocks

No laser pointers

No noisemakers or bullhorns

No recording devices

No fireworks, confetti, or flying objects including frisbees, beach balls, etc. 

No pets except to aid persons with disabilities

No skateboards, bicycles, or inline skates

Personal property that is a hazard to others is not allowed

No distribution of flyers, pamphlets, brochures

Anything that detracts from the entertainment value of the show is not allowed

Other items based on event staff discretion

RULES

No littering, gambling, loitering, or picketing

No solicitation of goods and services

Drunken or unruly behavior will not be tolerated. Such persons will be escorted from the park by event staff and/or police. 

Report problems to police or event staff

All bags, coolers, and picnic baskets are subject to search

Allow-able
Items

Food, beverages, and small coolers are permitted

Strollers and wagons for small children

Lawn chairs, beach chairs, bag chairs, and camping chairs

Service animals accompanying persons with disabilities

FAQs

Q: How do I get tickets?

A: There are no tickets. Shows are free and are general admission.

Q: What time does the show start?

A: The opening band starts at 7:30 PM; the headliner goes on at 8:30 PM. Some shows don't have an opener, but usually include an intermission. The amphitheater is open from 6 AM to 11 PM. 

Q: Is the event rain or shine?

A: Yes, but the potential for rain or strong storms may delay the start of the concert or cause the concert to be paused. 

Q: How do I get a table in the VIP Section?

A: Tables are for Season Sponsors. We do not reserve areas for other groups.

Q: Where are concerts held?

A: Northside Hospital-Cherokee Amphitheater (101 Arnold Mill Rd, Woodstock, GA 30188)

Q: Are food and beverages available?

A: Yes, food vendors and beverage tents are on the upper and lower levels of the park. Most accept credit cards and cash. There are also dozens of restaurants within blocks of the amphitheater in downtown Woodstock. 

Q: What time should we arrive?

A: Arrive early for the best seating. Food vendors begin serving between 5 PM and 6 PM. 

Q: Is alcohol allowed in the amphitheater?

A: There are several beverage tents throughout the park offering beer, wine, seltzers, and pre-mixed margaritas available for sale to those over 21 years of age with ID. You may also bring your own if you are 21 years of age or older. No glass containers allowed. All vendors will have soda, water, and other beverages available as well.

Q: Is smoking or vaping allowed?

A: Smoking/Vaping is ONLY allowed outside the facility or by the portable restrooms on the upper and lower levels of the park. Please use containers to extinguish and dispose of cigarette butts. 

Q: Where do I park?

A: Public parking is available at Chattahoochee Technical College and at the City Center parking lot as well as other public parking lots in downtown Woodstock (MAP). There is no event parking on the lower level of the park. Handicap drop off area on the lower level of the park, handicap parking available with permit after 6 pm. Please use designated crosswalks to get to and from the park and amphitheater.

Q: Where is handicap parking?

A: Handicap parking is located on the lower level of the park. Parking attendants will direct you to available spaces. You must have authorized handicap parking tag, sticker or hanging sign in your name. You may use the lower level parking area to drop off the handicapped while you find parking off site.

Q: Are there any inclusive measures for people with special needs?

A: Yes, Sensory Kits are available for check out at the Info Tent. They include hearing protection, sunglasses, and sensory toys.  

Q: Will FREE shuttles to the amphitheater be available?

A: Yes, shuttles run continuously from three locations (MAP)

  • Route #1 Northside Cherokee Medical Offices Parking Deck at 900 Towne Lake Parkway

  • Route #2 Woodstock City Church at 150 Ridge Walk Parkway

  • Route #3 River Ridge High School at 400 Arnold Mill Road

Shuttles run from 5 pm until the last run at 11:45 pm. Be sure you are in line at your shuttle stop (MAP) before the last pick up at 11:45 pm. We are not responsible for those arriving after 11:45 pm and missing their shuttles.

Q: Do you have children’s activities?

A: Yes, there is Kid’s Area on the upper level of the park at the gazebo. Face painting and balloon animals sponsored by Momentum Church and an inflatable sponsored by Chrisally Events.

 

Q: Where would I find first aid if necessary?

A: The Woodstock Fire Department will have a first aid station on the lower level of the park to the left of the stage. Look for the Fire Department’s red tent. You can also ask any of the staff for assistance.

 

Q: Is there an ATM on site?

A: No, there is one south on Main St. at the Bank of the Ozarks branch, just 4 blocks south of the park.

 

Q: Lost & Found

A: Any chairs or coolers left behind after a concert will be left in place until Monday morning at 8 am at which time they will be determined to be abandoned and will be discarded. We are not responsible for anything left in the park before, during, or after an event. Please be aware that the amphitheater is located in an open park. For misplaced/lost items call 770-592-6000 ext. 1951 or 1952 or e-mail mstockdale@woodstockga.gov

Souven-irs

Woodstock Summer Concert Series t-shirts and posters are available at the Parks and Recreation Tent by the stage. Some artists bring their own merchandise including t-shirts and albums as well. Artist tents are also by the stage.

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