Countryfest 2014 FAQs: Everything You Need to Know for July 12
Countryfest 2014 is almost here!
WGNA wants to help you get ready for the year’s biggest Capital Region country event. Below are the answers to some frequently asked questions. Don’t see the answer you’re looking for? LIKE us on Facebook and post your question there, or Tweet us.
Let’s start with the basics:
TOYOTA PRESENTS COUNTRYFEST 2014
WHEN: Saturday, July 12, 2014. Gates open at 11 a.m.
WHERE: Schaghticoke Fairgrounds | Directions
TICKETS: Tickets are now on sale at Ticketfly.com. Tickets will only be available for purchase online. General admission tickets are $45. VIP tickets are sold out.
Q: WHERE WILL THE STAGE BE?
A: The stage will be located on the east side of the fairgrounds, next to Main Street.
Q: WHAT TIME DO THE ARTISTS TAKE THE STAGE?
A: The schedule of performances is as follows:
- Local Band: 11:40 a.m.
- Dan + Shay: 12:45 p.m.
- John Michael Montgomery: 1:25 p.m.
- Scotty McCreery: 3 p.m.
- Montgomery Gentry: 4:40 p.m.
- Jake Owen: 6:30 p.m.
Q: IS THERE AN AGE LIMIT TO ATTEND?
Q: WILL PARKING BE AVAILABLE?
A: While carpooling is encouraged, parking will be available at the Schaghticoke Fairgrounds starting at 8 a.m. for $5. VIP reserved parking is also located at the Schaghticoke Fairgrounds.
Additionally, parking will be available at Wiley Bros. for $10 and at Hoosic Valley High School for $10 and at Liberty Ridge Farm for $10.
Q: HOW ABOUT SHUTTLES?
A: Free shuttles will be available by Yankee Trails from Liberty Ridge Farm and Wiley Bros. to the Schaghticoke Fairgrounds starting at 9 a.m. and through 2 p.m. and then again from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Q: IS RE-ENTRY ALLOWED?
A: We’re sorry, but no.
Q: CAN I TAKE PICTURES?
A: Pictures are allowed, but professional cameras are prohibited.
Q: CAN I BRING IN FOOD/DRINKS?
A: No outside food or beverage may be brought in. All bags and purses will be searched upon entry.
Q: WHAT ABOUT TENTS AND CHAIRS?
A: No tents are allowed, but chairs are allowed. Please be mindful when setting up chairs and reserving large areas that everyone wants to be close to the stage and it’s important to be respectful for others so that everyone has an enjoyable time.
Q: WILL THERE BE ARTIST MERCH?
A: There will be merch available for the artists…as well as our 2014 Countryfest t-shirt, which is better than ever!
Q: HOW DO I GET A MEET & GREET?
A: You can only win meet & greets by listening to 107.7 WGNA. Stay tuned for more details!
Q: ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW?
A: Bring sunscreen and prepare for a great time!
For all things Countryfest, and to check out photos from last year’s event, CLICK HERE.