Frequently Asked Questions

From Music to Event Planning, Food and Parking, Funktafest has it all! Here are some answers to our most frequently asked questions!

Can I bring food, drinks, coolers, or tumblers inside the amphitheater at Funktafest 8?

No. Only a single sealed bottle of water per person is allowed past the gate when you enter.

Will there be food and drinks available for purchase at Funktafest 8?

Yes, there will be four food trucks outside the amphitheater in the parking lot (and one inside the amphitheater) and the beer tent will have a variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages (pop and water) available for purchase.

Will there be new merchandise for Funktafest 8?

Yes, we have new Funktafest 8 festival t-shirts, Funktafest 8 koozies, Funktafest 8 sticker packs, Funktafest sunglasses, Funktafest 8 totes, Funktafest 8 suncatchers, and Funktafest 8 posters available for sale.

Is there any older Funktafest merchandise available for purchase?

Yes, there’s Funktafest merchandise from last year and even other years past at reduced CLEARANCE prices.

Do kids have to buy a ticket at Funktafest 8?

Kids 12 and under are FREE!

Can I bring a lawn chair or blanket to Funktafest 8?

Yes, both are allowed.

Can I re-enter if I leave Funktafest 8 or the Funktafest 8 After Party?

Yes, if you keep your wristband on and it is intact and not been altered, then yes, you may re-enter.

Are dogs allowed at Funktafest 8?

Yes, as long as they are on a leash and you are responsible for watching and cleaning up after them.

Can I bring an umbrella to Funktafest 8?

No, you cannot bring an umbrella.

What time does the gate open at Funktafest 8?

The gates open at 10:00 am.

What time does the music start at Funktafest 8?

Music from our acts starts at 11:30 am.

When does Funktafest 8 end?

The last act is scheduled to finish Funktafest at 10 pm.

Do Funktivities, such FunkYoga and Silent Disco, cost anything at Funktafest 8?

No, both FunkYoga and the Silent Disco are FREE to all ticket holders.

Where will FunkYoga be held this year at Funktafest 8?

People who wish to participate will meet the Yoga instructor at the top of the hour beginning at 2:00pm at the top of the amphitheater near the front gate and follow them just outside the front to the cabin atop of The Ritter.

Do FunkYoga participants need to bring their own yoga mats?

No, yoga mats will be provided to those who wish to participate in FunkYoga. If you wish to bring your own yoga mat, that is entirely optional to you.

What time does the Silent Disco begin at Funktafest 8?

The Silent Disco begins at 8 pm and will end at 10 pm.

Where will the Silent Disco be held this year at Funktafest 8?

The Silent Disco will be held in the same location it has been in the past two years, atop the amphitheater near the restrooms and behind the wall where the vendors are set up on the concrete.

Can I enter or go out the back gate at Funktafest 8?

No, only the musicians / DJs, all other artists/yogis, sound production crew, and coordinators are allowed to enter and exit through the back gate.

What do I get with a purchase of a Funktafest 8 VIP Pass?

You get everything that a Funktafest 8 general admission ticket grants you and you also get:

  • Admission to Funktafest 8
  • Funktafest 8 VIP Parking access (limited availability)
  • Funktafest 8 Swag Bag (t-shirt, koozie, sticker pack, sunglasses, and tote)
  • Access to Funktafest 8 Hospitality Area inside the amphitheater
  • Admission to Funktafest 8 After-Party at The Loud

Can I bring my professional photography equipment to Funktafest 8?

No, we have hired media to take photographs of Funktafest 8. You’re welcome to casually take pictures with your phone and other technology, but no professional photography.

Will there be an ATM at Funktafest 8?

Unfortunately, no there will not be an ATM at Funktafest, but all of our money stations: front gate, merchandise, and beer tent take cash and/or credit card as acceptable forms of payment.

Can I bring fireworks to Funktafest 8?

No, you cannot bring fireworks.

Does my General admission ticket also get me into the Funktafest 8 After Party at THE LOUD?

Unfortunately no, only the Funktafest 8 VIP Pass grants you FREE admission to the Funktafest 8 After-Party. Having a Funktafest 8 General Admission wristband does give you a $5 discount off of the door cover at the After Party.

Will there be tickets to the After Party sold in advance?

Yes, you can purchase tickets at Orbit’s Record Store in Barboursville for $12.

How much are the tickets to the Funktafest 8 After Party?

Tickets to the Funktafest 8 After-Party are $15, CASH ONLY at the door.

Can I still get tickets to the After Party if I don’t get them in advance?

Yes, you can buy tickets to the Funktafest 8 After Party at THE LOUD at the door for $15.

What time does the Funktafest 8 After Party start?

Doors open at 9 pm. Music begins at 10 pm.

When does the Funktafest 8 After Party end?

It ends around 2:00 am.

Can children participate in Funktivities, such as FunkYoga and Silent Disco?

Yes, children under the supervision of other responsible and participating adults in the FunkYoga and Silent Disco area may participate, given that they are behaving respectfully to other people participating in those areas.

Where can I park at Funktafest 8?

General parking for people attending Funktafest 8 will primarily be around the periphery of The Ritter and Caldwell Road along the back and side of the amphitheater. Parking atop the amphitheater outside the front gate is reserved for VIP Parking (VIP Pass purchases) and Sponsors.