Farm Aid 2022 will take place Saturday, September 24, at Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Address

The venue’s physical Address is 3801 Rock Quarry Road, Raleigh NC 27610

Alcohol

Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek offers a wide variety of alcoholic beverages for purchase during your time at the venue. You are not permitted to bring any alcoholic beverages into the venue. A valid and current Driver License or State ID card is required to purchase alcohol, guests will be required to show ID every time they purchase.

All Access Passes

All Access passes or Backstage Passes are not available for purchase. The venue box office does not sell any meet and greet, backstage or venue passes.

Animals- Service

Service animals are permitted inside the venue during events. Only registered working animals are permitted.

ATMs

This is a cashless venue. Cash to Card is available at the Administration Building and at Merchandise Tents.

Automobile Assistance

If any assistance is needed with your vehicle, please contact your normal Emergency Assistance provider. Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek does not have tow or lockout services on site. Emergency assistance vehicles are permitted on property to assist with lockouts, jumps or tows, but the guest will need to arrange for such services.

Bag Inspections

All bags are subject to search upon entry. Guests have the right to refuse a bag search and the venue has the right to refuse entry. If you have any items that are not allowed into the venue, please return them to your vehicle.

Bag Policies

To reduce staff contact with guest belongings, the venue has implemented the following bag policy: They will allow clear plastic, vinyl or PVC tote bags no larger than 12” x 6” x 12” and/or small clutch bags (4.5”x 6.5”).

BAG POLICY To reduce staff contact with guest belongings, the venue has implemented the following bag policy: They will allow clear plastic, vinyl or PVC tote bags no larger than 12” x 6” x 12” and/or small clutch bags (4.5”x 6.5”).

Banners and Signs

Signs larger than 8.5 X 11 inches are not permitted into the venue. This size is a standard sheet of paper. Banners or signs that are larger than this have the potential to block other guests view of the performance. All signs must be appropriate in nature and not be a distraction to the artist.

Bicycle Parking

Bike racks are located along the fence beside the administration office. All bikes must be removed by the end of the event. Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek is not responsible for lost or stolen bicycles.

Box Office

Due to the ongoing global pandemic, and to protect the health and safety of guests and venue staff members, the box office at Coastal Credit Union Music Park will be open on-day-of-show only. If you’d like to purchase tickets, please visit www.livenation.com.

Bus/Oversized Vehicle Parking

Buses, limos, and town cars are considered oversized vehicles and will be charged oversized vehicle parking fee if they will remain on site during the event. Buses dropping off guests can leave the parking lot and return 45 minutes prior to the end of the event with no additional charge. All buses will be boarded by our security staff to ensure no underage drinking is taking place on the bus. If there is any underage drinking, the whole bus will be turned around and no one will be able to enter the event.

The venue will not issue refunds and bears no expense that will be incurred due to non-admittance. Raleigh Police Department will be on site assisting in the bus lot to ensure all guests on buses are acting appropriately and within accordance of the law. Prices vary based on event and can be purchased in advance at www.livenation.com.

Camera Policy

SUBJECT TO CHANGE
The standard venue policy allows camera phones, disposable cameras, and small digital cameras. Any camera that has a detachable lens will be considered professional and not allowed in, except for members of the media who have registered via farmaid.org for a Photo Pass. If the camera lens zooms out of the camera more than 1 in, it will be considered a professional camera and will not be allowed in, except for members of the media who have registered via farmaid.org for a Photo Pass.

Camping

The venue does not allow camping or overnight parking of any kind.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations will only occur in the event of severe weather or an act of God. In the event of a cancelation, local media will be notified and any information about a potential reschedule will be made available. Refunds will be available at the point of purchase.

Cell Phones

Cell phones are permitted in the venue.

Children

Farm Aid is a family-friendly event. Children 2 and under do not require a ticket but they must sit on a parent’s lap.

Conceal and Carry

Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek does not allow weapons on the property. Guests should follow all applicable laws regarding securing a weapon in a vehicle if they have it on them when they arrive. The venue will not secure weapons and will take no responsibility for any weapons left in vehicles.

Concessions

Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek offers a wide variety of concession options through the venue. This includes cheeseburgers, hot dogs, nachos, pretzels, candy, popcorn, fountain soda (Pepsi Products) and water. Farm Aid 2022 will feature its own HOMEGROWN Concessions® with a wide variety of menu offerings.

A wide variety of alcoholic beverages will be offered.

Concessions are located throughout the venue in each of the three plazas.

Contact Information

Venue Phone number: (919)-831-6400
Venue Address: 3801 Rock Quarry Rd. Raleigh, NC 27610

COVID Safety Protocols

Based on the latest local guidelines, attendees are not required to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test and/or vaccination for entry into this event. In the best interest of fans and staff, Farm Aid encourages festivalgoers to wear a mask throughout the duration of the event.

  • Venue and Farm Aid staff are staying up to date on the latest CDC guidance and industry best practices to limit the transmission of COVID-19. We will monitor the situation closely and will update protocols as warranted leading up to the festival.
  • Be sure to check FarmAid.org for the latest updates and guidelines as entry requirements are subject to change. No refunds will be offered due to changes in requirements. For the health and safety of all, we urge everyone eligible for vaccination (including children) to be fully vaccinated.

Credit / Debit Cards

The venue is cashless. All concession and merchandise stands take all major credit cards.

Drinking Water

Guests are permitted to bring in one (1) water bottle of up to one gallon in size. Aluminum bottles, refillable water bottles are encouraged, and guests have access to free water refills. Camelbaks or similar products are not permitted.

Water fountains and/or refill stations are located in each of the three plazas.

Emergency

In the event of an emergency while on site, Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek has trained paramedics to assist with any medical issues. First aid is located in our West Plaza, but any staff member with a radio can dispatch First Aid to the location needed. Local law enforcement officers are also on site for every event and can assist if needed or requested. Venue management works closely with all appropriate emergency agencies and services to ensure that we are up to date on any dangerous weather or potential crowd related issues.

In the event of a weather emergency, we will communicate with guests that are inside of the facility as well as guests on their way to the venue. Please follow these social media accounts for the latest developments on event days:

Entrance Gates

There are a total of three entrance gates to the facility. Gates 1 and 2 are available for use regardless of the ticket type. There is one Fast Lane gate located to the far right at the main gate. You must have your Fast Lane pass to utilize this gate. The VIP Club has a separate entry gate located at “E Lot”. All guests using this gate must be VIP clients and have the appropriate ticket.

Fan Assistance

If you need assistance while at an event, please visit our guest services area located under the blue shelter at the main gate.

Gate Times

Parking lots will generally open one hour prior to our scheduled gate time. Gate times vary, but are usually one hour prior to show time. Please check the specific event page as these dates are subject to change. Please do not attempt to enter the venue any earlier than the designated times as you will be turned around and told to return when the parking lots open.

Group Ticket Sales

Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek does not offer group ticket sales. If you have a large party that will be attending the show, the only option would be to contact our Premium Seating Department at (919)719-5521. Premium Seating sells all VIP boxes, suites, and clubs at the venue that can accommodate larger parties than the standard ticket limit.

Guest Conduct

Guests are expected to behave respectfully and in accordance with venue policy, state and local laws. Any guest that is acting in a manner that venue management deems unsafe can be subject to eviction. If a guest violates a state or local law, he or she will be subject to any tickets or punishment deemed necessary by local law enforcement.

Guests with Disabilities

Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek strives to ensure that all of our guests have a great time at our venue. If you need additional assistance while you are here, please make sure you let us know.

Ticketing – ADA tickets can be purchased online via www.livenation.com. You do not need to call the box office to place an order as all of our accessible tickets are available through www.livenation.com. Look for the logo on the Find Tickets page to view all available accessible seats. We do have accessible seating in every price range, but be advised it does occasionally sell out. We have very limited seating available for guests on the day of the event so please make sure you purchase accessible seating when you order tickets.

Day of Show Parking Accessible Parking is located outside the box office in “Lot C”. Let the parking staff know that you need accessible parking and they will direct you to this lot. You do not need to have an accessible placard in order to park in this lot, but please be advised that parking is limited. If you do not absolutely need accessible parking, please park in the general lots.

Accessible Stations If you have questions or need assistance we have a table staffed with customer service employees to help answer questions related to seating or other accommodations. One station is located outside the main gate at our “Guest Service” stand and another is located inside the West plaza. There will also be staff at the entrance to each seated area that can assist.

Unexpected Needs If you have had an injury or illness that prevents you from using the original seat you purchased, we strongly recommend going through www.livenation.com to exchange all tickets for accessible seating. We will have a very limited number of seats available on the day of the show for such issues, but we cannot guarantee we will be able to seat you. Please remember that accessible seating permits for the guest with the accessible need and one companion.

Interpreter Requests If you will need an interpreter for an event, please give us at least 2 weeks notice to secure. Guests that request an interpreter will need to pick up their tickets at will call. When the tickets are picked up we will introduce you to your interpreter for the evening and take you to your seats. There is no charge for interpreter services. Please call (919)-831-6400 to arrange for an interpreter for your visit.

Accommodations All venue bathrooms, concession stands, and merchandise stands are accessible. Staff can assist with any questions.

Hearing Assistance – Guests that require assisted listening devices can contact our venue office prior to the event to arrange for a device. Please give us at least 2 days notice. Guests that require interpreter service can call the venue and arrange this for any event. We need at least 2 weeks notice to secure an interpreter. We can be reached at (919)-831-6400.

Hotels

Farm Aid has partnered with QuintRooms to assist festivalgoers with their lodging needs for Farm Aid 2022. Every room night booked through this QuintRooms link generates a $2 contribution for Farm Aid’s HOMEGROWN Youthmarket.

Click here to book your room through QuintRooms now

Items Allowed

Items allowed to be brought into venue:

  • Guests are permitted to bring in One (1) water bottle of up to one gallon in size.
  • Clear plastic, vinyl or PVC tote bags no larger than 12″ x 6″ x 12″ and/or small clutch bags (4.5″x6.5″).
  • Non-professional cameras (Pocket sized, point & shoot, no removable lenses)
  • Food in clear 1-gallon ziploc type bag
  • Small, pocket-sized umbrellas for use on plaza only
  • Lawn chairs without leg or roof attachments

Items Not Allowed

Items not allowed to be brought into venue include, but are not limited to:

  • Pen lights or pointer lights
  • Laser Pointers
  • Coolers
  • 2 Seater Chairs
  • GoPros
  • Audio or Video Recorders
  • iPads or tablets
  • Professional cameras with detachable lenses or cameras with lenses that extend 5″ or more
  • Weapons or sharp objects of any kind
  • Alcohol
  • Glass Bottles
  • Cans
  • Illegal Drugs
  • Lounge or tri-fold chairs
  • Picnic baskets
  • Large blankets
  • Large Umbrellas
  • Chains (ex. wallet chains)
  • Selfie Sticks
  • Fireworks
  • Pets (except service animals)
  • “Other” recording devices

Lactation Station

A private area inside the venue located by Gate 1 and the Administration Building is available.

Lawn Chair Rental

Lawn chairs are available for rent for $7.50 per chair in advance or $10.00 per chair at the event. Chairs must be turned in at the end of the event. Guests are able to bring their own lawn chairs, but they cannot have roof or leg extensions nor be tri-fold chairs.

Lawn Seating

The lawn is always first come, first served. Guests may notice a row or seat number on their lawn ticket, but that is only used for tracking purposes. There are no assigned seats on the lawn.

Lost and Found

If you lose an item while you are at an event, you can visit our Guest Service stand located at the front gate to see if it has been turned in.

Lost or Stolen Tickets

Please report any lost or stolen tickets to Ticketmaster as soon as you are aware they are missing or destroyed. If a ticket needs to be reprinted during the event, guests can visit the box office and have their ticket reprinted for a fee.

Maps and Directions

Many shows attract very large crowds and to avoid traffic delays we advise that you arrive at your designated I-40 / I-440 exit no later than 1 and 1/2 to 2 hours prior to the start of the show.

From the West:Take I-40 East to Raleigh, Exit #300 – Rock Quarry Road.

From the South and East:Take I-95 North to I-40 West to Raleigh, Exit #303 – Jones Sausage Road.

From the North and East:Take US 64 West to Raleigh on to I-440 Inner Beltline (South), Exit #15 – Poole Road.

Media Relations / Press Passes

Any media inquiries need to be directed to Farm Aid at press@farmaid.org. To register for Farm Aid media credentials, please visit farmaid.org/festival/media.

Medical Assistance

First Aid is located in the West Plaza. We have trained medical personnel that are able to assist with any issue you encounter. We have ambulances on site throughout the duration of the event that can transport guests if needed. If you have medication that you need stored in a refrigerator, please go to the West Plaza First Aid station and our medical staff will assist you. If you have a condition that requires you to use a needle for medication while you are here, please do so in our medical office so the syringe can be properly disposed of.

Merchandise

Merchandise will be available for all concerts at each of our Concert Gear booths located in West and East Plaza. For Festival shows- there will be merchandise located throughout the facility and sold by various vendors. All concert gear is property of the artist and the venue has no responsibility related to the craftsmanship or style of any merchandise. Please make sure you check that you have the correct size and there are no defects in the shirt before you walk away from the stand. The venue cannot assist with replacing or refunding any merchandise after the event has ended.

Motorcycle Parking

Motorcycles can park in “C Lot”. There is no additional fee for motorcycle parking.

Overnight Parking

There is no overnight parking permitted at the venue. Any unauthorized vehicles on site prior to an event or after an event will be towed at the owners expense.

Parking

There are 9 lots adjacent to amphitheater. There is no payment for general parking when you arrive at Coastal Credit Union Music Park. Premier parking (closer to the venue) and RV’s and Oversized vehicle parking are available for purchase. Prices vary per event and can be purchased in advance on livenation.com. Parking will generally open 1 hour prior to gate time.

Tailgating

There is a City of Raleigh open container ordinance that is in effect in all parking lots. This city ordinance specifically prohibits open containers of beer or wine. The state of North Carolina laws also restrict open consumption of liquor of any kind. Officers from the Raleigh Police Department, Wake County and State of North Carolina Alcohol Beverage Commissions regularly patrol parking lots.

Cars must occupy only one parking space. Grills are not permitted on sidewalks, in roadways, near buildings, or in any area where guests or property may be damaged. Glass bottles are discouraged.

Police Assistance

Local law enforcement are on site for every event and are responsible for directing all traffic into the venue. On duty law enforcement officers are the only individuals able to carry a weapon on our property. We do not allow conceal and carry weapons to be brought onto our property nor we will secure them.

Premier Parking

Premier Parking is available for every event. The price will vary based on event. This can be purchased prior to the show via www.livenation.com or on site at the venue. Premier Parking is located in “D Lot”. Premier Parking does not guarantee early exit out of the parking lot.

Premium / VIP Seating

If you are interested in purchasing a floor box, season seats, or club access for the season, please contact the venue’s PSS department at (919)719-5521. Neither the venue receptionists nor the box office can answer questions regarding pricing or availability for these boxes.

Public Transportation

There are no means of public transportation to the venue. Please see the City of Raleigh transit webpage to view options available in the nearby area. https://www.raleighnc.gov/transit/

Re-Entry

Re-Entry is not permitted at Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek. Please ensure that everything you will need for the event is brought in with you. If you do leave at any point in the evening; you will not be allowed back in without a new ticket.

Recycling & Composting

Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek participates in a venue wide recycling program. You will find recycling and composting bins located throughout the venue. Please recycle and compost where possible. Help us make soil!

Restrooms

Restrooms are located outside of the main gate, inside of the main gate, and each of our East and West Plazas.

Scalping Tickets

Scalping or reselling tickets is strictly prohibited on the property of the venue. Any guest caught selling tickets on property will be turned over to local law enforcement.

Security

Venue security and law enforcement are located throughout the facility to ensure a safe and secure environment. All security personnel are wearing white shirts and can assist with any questions or concerns. Please do not hesitate to contact our on-site staff if any assistance is needed.

Your safety and security are most important to us. The details on this page will outline the general venue’s guidelines.

Security Procedures

When coming through the gates, please plan on security using metal detectors and/or a physical pat down for our search procedures. All bags are subject to inspection. If you have a medical reason for not wanting to be searched via metal detectors, please visit our Guest Services station outside of the main gate and they will give you an alternative to our metal detectors. More information can be found here https://www.livenation.com/venueguidelines/

Smoking

The North Carolina state law (G.S. 130a-496) prohibits smoking in “enclosed” areas. An area is enclosed if it has a roof or other overhead covering, and permanent or temporary walls or side coverings.

Smoking and/or vaping is strictly prohibited in the seated areas.

Designated smoking areas are located in the plazas. While we do not restrict smoking on the lawn, if guests around you are complaining, we will ask you to smoke in the plazas. We appreciate your cooperation.

Sponsorship / No Hand Outs

All sponsorship inquiries should be directed to Farm Aid. No handouts are permitted in the venue or in parking lots.

Strollers

Are not permitted because there is nowhere for them to be stored. The lawn has an incline that makes it unsafe for strollers to be on the lawn.

Tailgating

There is a City of Raleigh open container ordinance that is in effect in all parking lots. This city ordinance specifically prohibits open containers of beer or wine. The state of North Carolina laws also restrict open consumption of liquor of any kind. Officers from the Raleigh Police Department, Wake County and State of North Carolina Alcohol Beverage Commissions regularly patrol parking lots.

Cars must occupy only one parking space. Grills are not permitted on sidewalks, in roadways, near buildings, or in any area where guests or property may be damaged. Glass bottles are discouraged.

Taping

No audio nor video recording is allowed.

Taxis

Taxi Drop-off: Taxis are directed to remain in “Lane 2” and will drop off in front of “C Lot”.

Taxi Pick-up: Taxi pick-up is located outside Gate 2. Please wait outside of Gate 2 for your taxi. Please do not walk on main road or side streets to meet your taxi.

Uber / Rideshare Drop-off Location: Advise your driver to drop-off inside the property and turn their flashing lights on upon entry. Parking staff will direct you to the appropriate drop-off location.

Uber / Rideshare Pick-up Location: Rideshare pick-up takes place outside Gate 2. Please wait in front of the box office until your car arrives. Please do not walk on main road or side streets to meet your ride.

 

Traffic

Traffic is controlled by local law enforcement and the venue. If there are any major traffic issues that will impact the start of the event, we will post this information on our social media pages.

Upgrades

Upgrades are available through our Experience App visit www.lnexperience.com to download the program and see all of the upgrades and experiences we have available.

VIP Club

VIP Club provides amenities to VIP patrons. There are restrooms, food, and beverage options available to guests who utilize the club.

Please contact the venue’s Premium Seat Sales department at 919-719-5521 for further questions.

VIP Parking

Guests that have purchased VIP Parking will be directed upon entering the venue. Guests can enter through any road entrance and be directed to these lots. There is also directional signage leading guests to the VIP Parking lot. Guests must have a pass or be on the parking list to access these lots.

Weather

Farm Aid 2022 will go on rain or shine. However, in the event of severe weather we will keep our fans notified via our social media pages.

An event may be delayed, postponed, or canceled depending on the severity of the weather expected.

Will Call

Will call tickets are available for pickup at the box office (located next to Lot C -there is directional signage towards the box office once you enter the venue through the main entrance). Please make sure that you have a photo ID matching the purchaser’s name to pick up tickets. Any name changes need to go through Ticketmaster Customer Service- 800-653-8000.

Guests are not permitted to put tickets in will call for other guests to pick up. You will need to arrange to meet your party at the facility to deliver tickets.

If tickets or passes are being left for you, they will only be left at the box office. This includes meet and greet passes, backstage passes and tickets from the tour or other promotional company. We do not get these tickets until the day of the event close to doors so please do not try to pick them up earlier. If your tickets/passes are not in will call, you will need to contact the person that left them for you to determine where they are. The box office cannot contact any member of the tour for you.

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