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GroundUP Music Festival 2022 FAQ

What is your COVID Policy?

We at the GroundUP Music Festival take COVID-19 seriously and appreciate your cooperation in ensuring a safe atmosphere for all attendees. This Policy applies to all attendees at both the GroundUP Music Festival and its official after-shows (collectively, the “Festival”).

Please do not come to the Festival if:

  • You are not feeling well or are exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19, as listed on;

  • You have tested positive for COVID-19 within 72 hours of the Festival; or

  • You had COVID-19 within the 10 days preceding the Festival, and have not since received two negative COVID-19 test results.

In order to ensure an enjoyable experience for all, we will be asking all Festival guests, upon arrival each day at the Festival, to show:

  • A negative COVID-19 PCR test (taken within 72 hours of entry each day at the Festival); and

  • Voluntary proof of full COVID-19 vaccination (a photo of your vaccine card is acceptable). In order to be considered fully vaccinated, at least two weeks must have passed since your final dose.

We encourage all attendees to wear masks in accordance with published guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, available at

What is the refund policy?

All sales are final, no refunds or exchanges.

Is it an All Ages event?

Yes! The festival is for all ages.

Are pets allowed?

Sorry, we tried, but the venue rules are no pets allowed at the festival.

Is there free admission for kids?

Yes. Kids 10 and under are admitted free. (Not for 13½ year-olds pretending to be 10, though...)

Can I bring food or drink to the festival?

Sorry, no outside food or drink is allowed— but you'll have great options from top local chefs.

I want to see every band! Are there any conflicting performances?

Absolutely not. The festival was designed so that you won't have to choose between any of the artists' performances.

Is exit and re-entry permitted?

Unrestricted re-entry is available to all Premium Pass ticketholders. GA ticketholders will be permitted re-entry up until 6PM daily.

Will ticket holders from the cancelled 2021 Festival have admission?

For ticket holders to our February 12-14, 2021 Festival that was postponed due to COVID, your tickets will be good for our February 2022 Festival! We will reissue you updated tickets, however, please email us if you do not receive them prior to the festival at

Where is the festival actually located?

The GroundUP Music Festival is at the North Beach Bandshell: 7275 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, Fl 33141.

Is the GroundUP Music Festival rain or shine?

YES. Good thing it doesn’t rain much at this time of year in Miami. Last year, the weather at the festival was perfect, sunny, with an average temperature of about 78° F.

Can I record video or audio of the performances?

Professional recording devices are not permitted, but you're welcome to use your cell phone! (and get social! #GUMFEST2022)

Is the venue accessible by foot or by bike?

The Concert Bandshell is accessible through the Miami Beach Trail and concert goers can easily walk, jog or ride along the path.

Is parking available near the festival?

There is parking in the lot across the street from the North Beach Concert Bandshell and in several nearby public lots. A parking map will be available here closer to the time of the festival.

I have a question not answered here.

We would like to provide you with all the information you need about the GroundUP Music Festival. Send an email to with your question and we'll get back to you as soon as we can.

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