ALMOST FEST at the Jacksonville Fairgrounds features Metallica, Guns N’ Roses and Nirvana’s official tribute bands BATTERY, NIGHTRAIN and HEART SHAPED BOX, Saturday, July 11. Gates will open at 5:00 pm, concert starts at 6:30 pm and will end at 10:00 pm. Please note before you purchase a square or tailgating spot, the bands appearing at ALMOST FEST are official tribute bands and will ALMOST be like seeing the REAL bands on stage.
Safe social distancing will be practiced throughout the concert. All spaces are reserved and you have a choice to either purchase a 10’ x10’ square or tailgate with your car for $60. There are limited obstructed few spaces available for $40.
SQUARES = $60 per
Each 10’ x 10’ square can accommodate a maximum of 6 people, including children and are safe for social distancing. Parking for your vehicle is included in the cost of the ticket and will be on the Fairgrounds, but not in proximity of your square. You are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blanket, but you will need to walk to your designated square. It is highly recommended to wear a mask when leaving your square to visit a food truck, restroom or beverage tent.
TAILGATING = $60 per
Tailgating spots for your personal vehicle (a maximum of 6 occupants, including children) is allowed. Vehicle spots will adhere to social distancing and will be spaced accordingly. So that everyone can enjoy the show, oversized vehicles such as large/customized vans, RVs, trailers or any vehicle that may block the view of others will not be allowed. There will be enough space to tailgate in front of your vehicle or sit on your tailgate, but open hatchbacks cannot be higher than the top of your vehicle. Tailgating activities such as: yard games, grills generators, etc. will not be allowed. Unless visiting a food truck, beverage tent or restroom, occupants of your vehicle must stay in assigned parking area and continue to maintain all social distancing requirements. Wearing a mask is recommended if you do need to leave your area for food, beverages or restroom facilities.
OBSTRUCTED VIEW SQUARES AND TAILGATING = $40 per
There are a few obstructed view squares and tailgating spots available for purchase, but please know that a car, tree or light pole may be in your sight line.
Concert is in conjunction with the Jacksonville Fairgrounds, Planet Radio and PRI.