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FAQ 2023

General information

What are the dates of the 2023 Escapade Music Festival?

Friday June 23rd, Saturday June 24th and Sunday June 25th 2023.

Where is the festival located in 2023?
The Escapade Music Festival will be taking place at Lansdowne Park in Ottawa.
What is the age requirement to attend the festival?
“The Escapade Music Festival is an event reserved for individuals aged 16 and older ONLY, no exceptions.

Age requirements:
* 16 and over to enter.
* 19+ to consume alcohol, 2 IDs required.
* VIP passes are reserved for persons aged 19 and older.

Each person will be required to show a valid government issued photo ID. Escapade Music Festival reserves the right to refuse entry to anyone under the required age and/or without a valid form of ID (see question below for forms of ID accepted) without refund.”

What is the age requirement for VIP passes?
VIP passes are reserved for persons aged 19 and older. Each person will be required to show a valid government issued photo ID. Escapade Music Festival reserves the right to refuse entry to anyone under the required age and/or without a valid form of ID (see question below for forms of ID accepted) without refund.
How will you verify the age of the festival-goers?
Each individual entering the grounds will be required to show a valid government issued photo ID (Driver’s License, Medicare, Passport, Student ID with photo and date of birth.) Photos or photocopies of an ID will not be accepted. The legal drinking age in Ontario is 19. If you wish to consume any alcoholic beverages at the event or have a VIP ticket, please have two (2) valid pieces of identification with you.
Will there be security on site?
Yes, there will be security guards on site at all times. You will be able to contact them if there is a problem.
What time do the festival doors open and close?
Doors will open when the first artist of the day takes the stage and close 30 minutes before the last artist takes the stage. A detailed set time will be available as the festival approaches.
At what time should we arrive ?
The Escapade Music Festival is not responsible for delays in the Festival entrance lines. We therefore recommend arriving several hours early as a precaution. Be prepared for significant delays if you choose to disregard signage and staff. For easier and faster arrival and departure, we encourage you to use public transportation.
What happens if it rains?
Rain or shine, the show must goes on! We therefore recommend that you monitor the weather forecast and dress accordingly to ensure a fun and enjoyable experience at EMF !
Can I leave the festival grounds and come back?
No, once you leave the festival grounds, you cannot re-enter. You can leave anytime you like but you will not be re-admitted.
Will there be wristbands this year?
Unless specified, wristbands will be mailed in advance and you will use them to enter the festival grounds each day.
Additional general information
“* All sales are final.
* No refunds or exchanges.
* Artists and programming are subject to change without notice.
* Escapade Music Festival is not responsible for lost, stolen or damaged items. It is recommended that you do not bring valuables.
* Schedule is subject to change without notice.”

Passes & line up

When will the passes go on sale?
The passes will go on sale on January 12th, 2023.
What is the lineup?
The lineup is available on our social media and our website.
How do I buy my pass?
You can purchase your pass through our online ticketing service starting Thursday, January 12, 2023 at 12:00 pm EST.
How much do the passes cost?

GENERAL ADMISSION tickets are currently at TIER 2 starting at $309 + all applicable fees and shipping per order. The price will increase once TIER 2 is sold out.
VIP passes are SOLD OUT.

Will the festival sell out?
There is always the possibility that the event will sell out, in which case no more tickets will be sold. So don’t hold off on buying your tickets – we don’t want you to get a case of FOMO!
What's included in the General Admission pass?
General admission pass gains you access to the festival site.
What's included in the VIP pass?
“VIP passes give you access to a VIP section, an unobstructed view of the stage, a private bar and VIP restrooms. In addition, with this pass, a dedicated fast lane entry is available.
Alcohol and food are not included.

You must be 19 years of age or older to access the VIP section, no exceptions. “

I have purchased several passes for me and my friends. How can I transfer the passes to other attendees?
The purchaser will receive all the ordered wristbands by mail and can distribute them to their friends once received.
I purchased passes from a reseller, third party, etc. How can I guarantee that they are legitimate and valid ?
Only passes purchased through Front Gate Tickets, the official ticketing vendor for the Escapade Music Festival, are guaranteed to be valid. We strongly discourage you from purchasing passes from a third party or reseller. We cannot provide assistance, authentication or support for passes purchased through unauthorized third parties. The validation of the pass purchased from a third party can only be validated during the daily scan on the site.
I am a local artist and would like to perform at the Escapade Music Festival. How do I go about it?
You can shoot your shot here : info@escapademf.com
What's the refund policy?
Sales are final. We do not offer refunds or exchanges
What does the section and row on my festival pass mean?
This information is for administrative purposes only. There are no rows or sections at the festival.

CONTACT

General inquiries
“For any additional questions:

You can contact us via DM on Instagram here or Facebook Messenger here.

You can also contact us via email at: info@escapademf.com “

Partnership inquiries
You can contact us by email at the following address: info@escapademf.com
Inquiries or help with passes or orders

Any inquiries or support regarding passes and orders must be directed to Front Gate Tickets directly. Here is how to contact them: click here.

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