The full weekend of the 2014 Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival is shaping up to be one of the biggest music events of the year, thanks to a powerful lineup including headliners Kanye West (Aug. 8), Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (Aug. 9), and The Killers (Aug. 10). Secure a three-day pass for the festival at San Francisco's Golden Gate Park to make sure you don't miss out on sets from any of the booked acts, including Death Cab for Cutie, Disclosure, Kacey Musgraves, Spoon, Arctic Monkeys, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Tiesto, and many more.
Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival Ticket Information
When you purchase a three-day pass for Outside Lands 2014, you will receive a wristband that must be worn at all times during the weekend of Aug. 8-10. Wristbands cannot be replaced, so it is vital that you keep yours in good condition. Three-day passes are available as VIP and general admission options. VIP ticketholders will have access to private viewing areas, restrooms, and concession stands, as well as shaded areas during the festival.
Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival General Information
Outside Lands 2014 prohibits the following items: glass containers, cans, hard-sided coolers, oversized bags and backpacks, strollers, tents, skateboards, and recording devices. Every attendee is allowed to bring blankets and two factory-sealed bottles of water from Aug. 8-10. You can also bring empty plastic bottles or Camelbaks to the festival. All attendees will need a wristband to attend, regardless of age. Umbrellas are not allowed inside the Golden Gate Park festival grounds, but all acts will go on rain or shine.
Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival Concessions Information
A variety of unique food vendors will be on hand from Aug. 8-10. In years past, selections have ranged from Mexican fare to pizza, from seafood to burgers and hot dogs. Many vendors at Outside Lands generally offer special options for unique diets (like vegan and vegetarian). For attendees over 21, there are also areas for local breweries and wineries to sell their products on site.
Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival Parking Information
Three-day shuttle service passes can be purchased for the weekend of Aug. 8-10. Every day, shuttles run from 11 a.m.-12 a.m. PST between the festival grounds at Golden Gate Park and Bill Graham Civic Auditorium. Alternatively, you can choose to use San Francisco's public transportation services, and the festival will also offer a free bike valet program every day.
Parking in the area is extremely limited and generally discouraged, but there are a limited number of three-day parking passes on sale for Outside Lands 2014.
Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival Gate Times
For every day of Outside Lands 2014, gates are scheduled to open at 11 a.m. local time, and the first acts are supposed to take the stage around noon.
Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival Accessibility
The grounds at Golden Gate Park are almost entirely terrain, but Outside Lands will offer an accessible entrance near 36th and JFK Drive for all three days of the festival. Attendees can also be dropped off in front of that entrance for easier access. There will be designated accessibility staff on site at each viewing platform, and you can rent assistive listening devices at the information booths on site from Aug. 8-10.