State of the art lighting and special effects that take you to another galaxy is Maryland’s Moonrise Festival. The two-day festival, one massive dance party, brings DJs from around the globe to perform on stages nothing short of stellar. With state of the art lighting and out of this world special effects, you’ll have no choice but to let the sounds take you to another galaxy.
Here’s your complete Moonrise Festival Guide.
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Moonrise Festival Dates and Location
Moonrise Festival takes place Saturday, August 12 through Sunday, August 13 at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland.
Moonrise Festival Lineup
Globally renowned performances from Afrojack, Kaskade, Flux Pavilion, Carnage, and Madeon are just a few of the many ready to blow your mind. See the full Moonrise lineup.
Moonrise Festival Tickets
General Admission Single-Day Pass – $109.50
Includes admission for one day from 11 am to 11 pm.
General Admission 2-Day Pass – $174.50
Includes admission for the two festival days from 11 am to 11 pm.
VIP Admission Single-Day Pass – $109.50
Includes access to the viewing decks at two stages, early entry access, secure parking, premium bathrooms, and a stellar gift bag filled with a whole lot more. Must be 18+.
VIP Admission 2-Day Pass – $274.50
All the same perks as VIP single day admissions, except this time, you get to be treated like royalty twice. See the detailed list of all the extras. Must be 18+.
Parking 2-Day Pass – $35
Parking lot gates open at 11 am during festival days.
Locker 2-Day Pass – $35
Includes a place to put all your small belongings during the entirety of the two-day festival.
If you order tickets online before July 28, high tech RFID wristbands will be mailed to you and used as your official admissions ticket. If you order after July 28 please bring e-ticket, valid ID, and the credit card used to purchase order to obtain a wristband at the festival check-in. See more details on how to get your Moonrise Festival tickets online.
How to get to Moonrise Festival
Shuttle – Pick up location is on the East side of S. Gay St in Downtown Baltimore between E. Lombard St. and S. Gay St. For $30, shuttle service starts at 9:30 am and ends once all passengers have departed from the Pimlico course. The shuttle will depart from the same drop-off location, Grandstand Lots 1 and 2. See the official ticket purchase page for more details.
Car – If you plan on driving, general and VIP 2-day parking passes are available for $30.
Where to stay for Moonrise Festival
Airbnb – This charming private room offers a country feel within an urban setting. This historic country style home, a 5-minute drive to the festival grounds, offers a cozy twin bed and a double size mattress, ideal for two friends looking for affordable accommodations within close proximity to the festival grounds. Booking is $60 per night.
Hotel – Enjoy this balcony based room with garden views and a spacious queen size bed at the Mt. Washington Conference center. Rooms start at $118 per night and include a private bathroom. Climate controlled air-con makes for a great way to cool off after all that festival dancing.
Hotel – This deluxe room at the Radisson Cross Keys in Baltimore, is a great option for you and a few friends attending the festival. This spacious four-star hotel includes two full beds and a large private bathroom, perfect for all the space you need to get decked out in your best festival gear.